Begin Date: Fall Semester 1995
End Date: Spring Semester 2011
University Park, Smeal College of Business (INS)
The Insurance minor prepares students for careers in risk management and insurance as well as familiarizes those students in related areas with the important aspects of risk management in the business environment. Students with a minor in insurance study the management of insurable risks within the firm, the legal, regulatory and financial aspects of insurance, as well as personal financial and estate planning. They take courses in the principles of risk, and insurance, property-liability insurance, corporate risk management, life insurance, estate planning and real estate. When coupled with a related major, students are prepared for careers in insurance underwriting, risk management, claims management, sales or personal financial planning.
A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.
Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 18 credits
PRESCRIBED COURSES (15 credits)
INS 400(3), R M 302(3), R M 303(3), R M 405(3), R M 430(3) (Sem: 5-8)
ADDITIONAL COURSES (3 credits)
Select 3 credits from INS 305(3) or INS 310W(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 1995
Blue Sheet Item #: 23-05-047
Review Date: 11/01