Undergraduate Catalog: 2019-20

Risk Management and Insurance BS

The Bachelor of Science in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Saint Francis will provide you with the specialized knowledge and skills to serve the complex demands of a rapidly changing business environment.  Students will learn to scrutinize the risks inherent in the operation of organizations at all levels, in all industries.  The risk management and insurance program at the University of Saint Francis provides you with a sold background in risk management and insurance to prepare you for a career in the insurance sector.

Student Learning Outcomes

The student learning outcomes of the Bachelor of Science in Risk Management and Insurance program are:

  1. Students make decisions informed by ethical models and Franciscan values.
  2. Students demonstrate effective business communication utilizing technology.
  3. Students demonstrate mastery of professional competencies.
  4. Students develop problem-solving skills through experiential learning.
  5. Students demonstrate effective skills in the field of Risk Management and Insurance.
  6. Students will demonstrate an ability to assess risk management across the enterprise. Assess Enterprise Risk Management (ERM).

Degree Requirements

The BS in Risk Management and Insurance requires 120 credit hours which includes:

  • 47-49 credit hours general education courses
  • 42 credit hours business core
  • 21 credit hours for major
  • 9 credit hours for electives
  • 0-2 credit hours of electives

Program of Studies

  • Business Core Courses, 42 credit hours: ACCT 106, ACCT 110, BUS 101, BUS 125, BUS 200, BUS 270, BUS 307, BUS 360, BUS 456, BUS 489, ECON 207, ECON 208, FIN 250, MGMT 230, MGMT 272, MGMT 275, MKT 281, PHIL 123 or PHIL 284, MATH 131 or MATH 132
  • Risk Management and Insurance Major Courses, 30 credit hours
    • Risk Management and Insurance Required Courses, 21 credit hours: BUS 391 or EPIC 476, MKT 345, RMI 310, RMI 320, RMI 370, RMI 410, RMI 450
    • Risk Management and Insurance Elective Courses, 9 credit hours: ACCT 206, ACCT 210, ACCT 418, ACCT 420, BUS 393, COMM 385, FIN 410, FIN 455, MGMT 330, MGMT 333, MGMT 472, MATH 223, RMI 498
  • Elective Courses, 0 – 2 credit hours: as needed to complete a minimum of 120 credit hours

Admission Requirements

None beyond USF standards.

Progression Requirements

None beyond USF standards.

Graduation Requirements

None beyond USF standards.