Haub School of Business

Department of Finance

Curriculum

In addition to the University's core curriculum, Risk Management and Insurance majors must take the following courses:

Business Foundation (10 Courses)
ACC 101 - Financial Accounting
ACC 102 - Managerial Accounting
DSS 200 - Introduction to Information Systems
DSS 210 - Business Statistics
DSS 220 - Quantitative Methods
FIN  200 - Introduction to Finance
MKT 101 - Principles of Marketing
MGT 110 - Essentials of Organizational Behavior or MGT 120 - Essentials of Management
MGT 360 - Legal Environment of Business
BUS 495 - Business Policy

*FIN 200 should be taken 1st semester sophomore year.

Major Concentration (6 Courses)

Required Courses in Risk Management and Insurance

RMI 200 Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance*
RMI 300 Property and Casualty Insurance
RMI 301 Corporate Risk Management**

*RMI 200 should be taken 2nd semester sophomore year.
**FIN 200 and DSS 210 are prerequisites for RMI 301.

Electives in Risk Management and Insurance (3 courses)

Risk Management and Insurance Elective: Any 300- or 400-level RMI Course

Choose 1 from:

  • RMI 320 - Alternative Risk Financing (PRE-REQ: FIN 200)
  • RMI 370 – Topics in RMI (PRE-REQ: RMI 200, FIN 200, DSS 210, Additional as specified by Instructor)
  • RMI 403 - Underwriting (PRE-REQ: RMI 300)
  • RMI 470 – Advanced Topics in RMI (PRE-REQ: RMI 200, FIN 200, DSS 210, Additional as specified by Instructor)
  • RMI 493-494 - Individual Research in RMI (PRE-REQ: RMI 200, FIN 200, DSS 210, Junior standing, Permission of Chair)

Flexible Elective: Any 300- or 400-level RMI Course; any 300- or 400-level FIN Course; or FPL 495

Choose 1 from:

  • RMI 320 - Alternative Risk Financing (PRE-REQ: FIN 200)
  • RMI 370 – Topics in RMI (PRE-REQ: RMI 200, FIN 200, DSS 210, Additional as specified by Instructor)
  • RMI 403 - Underwriting (PRE-REQ: RMI 300)
  • RMI 470 – Advanced Topics in RMI (PRE-REQ: RMI 200, FIN 200, DSS 210, Additional as specified by Instructor)
  • RMI 493-494 - Individual Research in RMI (PRE-REQ: RMI 200, FIN 200, DSS 210, Junior standing, Permission of Chair)
  • FIN 302 - International Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210)
  • FIN 303 - Small Firm Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210)
  • FIN 304-305 - Honors Research (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210)
  • FIN 370 - Topics in Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210, Additional as specified by Instructor) 
  • FIN 400 - Mergers and Acquisitions (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 300, DSS 210)
  • FIN 401 - Student Managed Funds (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 301, DSS 210)
  • FIN 402 - Portfolio Management (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 301, DSS 210, Math ILC)
  • FIN 403 - Derivative Securities (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 301, DSS 210, Math ILC)
  • FIN 470 - Advanced Topics in Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210, Additional as specified by Instructor) 
  • FIN 493-494 - Independent Research in Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210, Junior standing, Permission of Chair)
  • FPL 495 - Financial Planning Capstone (PRE-REQ: FPL 200, FPL 300)

Advanced Risk Management and Insurance Elective: Any 400-level RMI Course

Choose 1 from:

  • RMI 403 - Underwriting (PRE-REQ: RMI 300)
  • RMI 470 – Advanced Topics in RMI (PRE-REQ: RMI 200, FIN 200, DSS 210, Additional as specified by Instructor)
  • RMI 493-494 - Individual Research in RMI (PRE-REQ: RMI 200, FIN 200, DSS 210, Junior standing, Permission of Chair)