Risk Management & Insurance Major
The Risk Management & Insurance Major is designed to provide students with an understanding of the insurance industry and of the current academic and practitioner literature on financial risk management. In the Risk Management & Insurance major, students will explore the various functional areas of insurance company management, including investment and financing policies as well as pricing and underwriting activities. Students will also become familiar with the types of risks facing financial institutions, corporations, and individuals and learn how to measure and manage these risks. The Risk Management & Insurance major prepares students for careers in the financial services industry (insurance companies, banks, securities firms, and pension funds).