The Division of Finance and Economics offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Risk Management and Insurance.

Graduates of the program add value to many types of organizations. They are prepared to meet the challenges of a technological business environment because they have mastered many professional skills.

Careers awaiting the graduate with a B.B.A. degree in Risk Management and Insurance include:

  • Insurance Claims Adjuster
  • Underwriter
  • Insurance Agent/Producer
  • Personal Financial Planner
  • Wealth Manager
  • Corporate Risk Manager
  • Enterprise Risk Manager
  • Loss Control Specialist
  • Contract Surety
  • Insurance Law Attorney

Average yearly salary of $54,500.

 

Requirements

 

Core Business Courses:

  • ACC 215, 216 – Principles of Accounting
  • ECN 250 – Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECN 253 – Principles of Macroeconomics
  • FIN 323 – Principles of Finance
  • LE 207 – Legal Environment of Business
  • MGT 218 – Business Statistics
  • MGT 320 – Principles of Management
  • MGT 460 – Strategic Management
  • MIS 290 – Principles of Management Info Sys.
  • MKT 340 – Principles of Marketing
Major Courses:

  • FIN 321 – Risk Insurance Principles
  • FIN 327 – Life and Health Inssurance
  • FIN 329 – Property and Liability Insurance
  • FIN 405 – Social Ins. & Employee Benefits
  • FIN 410 – Corporate Risk Management
  • FIN/ACC/ECN Electives (6 hours)
  • Approved Minor Courses (12 hours)

 

For more information, please contact:


Dr. Harlan Smith, Division Head
Division of Finance & Economics
Marshall University
College of Business
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
Corbly Hall 256
304.696.2311
Email: smithh@marshall.edu

 

The above course requirements are taken from the 2013-2014 catalog year. Courses may vary between catalog years. If  you select Risk Management and Insurance as your major, you would follow the requirements for your catalog year. In addition to the Core Business courses and Major courses, students must complete the required general education courses.