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FIRE 479. Social Insurance

Credits: 3
Department: Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
Description: Economic security; public and worker's compensation programs designed to alleviate the perils of premature death, poor health, retirement, unemployment, and poverty. Program structure, financing, policy.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Outline the major social insurance programs in the U.S.
2. Apply basic risk management techniques to public risk exposures.
3. Discern the difference between private sector risk management and public sector risk management.

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