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Students who seek the Insurance Major prepare for work in the insurance industry and insurance-related areas such as human resources, risk management, and financial planning. You'll learn the theories and practices involved in property and liability insurance, social insurance, life and health insurance, risk management and employee benefits and group insurance. You'll acquire skills that are in growing demand in the accounting, information and medical fields.
Herberger Business School
What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?
High School / GED
Required GPA for graduation
Program Learning Outcomes
Herberger Business School Core Objectives:
1: Students will be effective written and oral communicators.
1.1: Students will communicate effectively in writing using appropriate content, organization, expression, and mechanics.
1.2: Students will make an effective business presentation.
2: Students will be competent problem solvers.
2.1: Students will prepare and defend an effective solution to a business case or problem.
3: Students will be effective collaborators.
3.1: Students will effectively contribute to the completion of group tasks.
4: Students will be competent in the business core.
4.1: Students will demonstrate understanding of and apply core disciplinary concepts in business.
4.2: Students will recognize ethical problems and present defensible ethical solutions.
4.3: Students will apply global perspectives to business situations.
Insurance Major Objectives:
1. Insurance majors will be able to conduct effective research in insurance related areas.
2. Insurance majors will be able to apply the basic steps of risk management to pure risk exposures and choose a suitable risk management tool.
3. Insurance majors will be able to differentiate between types of insurance policies and types of insurers and their places of distribution in the market.
4. Insurance majors will be able to understand and interpret the mechanics of pooling, law of large numbers, limits of insurable risks, adverse selection and premium loads.