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Risk Management and Insurance Concentration

The information on this page pertains to students who were admitted to Drake during the 2018-2019 academic year or were admitted to Drake prior to the 2018-2019 academic year and declared a change to the 2018-2019 catalog requirements.

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Risk Management and Insurance concentration - available to all undergraduate students


The Risk Management and Insurance concentration is open to all undergraduate students. The concentration prepares students to enter careers in the insurance industry or risk management. Students with this concentration should be prepared to enter positions in underwriting, claims, marketing and risk management. Study of insurance also helps students interested in careers in other insurance company functions such as human resources, management, investments, actuarial science and accounting.

Requirements for Risk Management and Insurance Concentration

Students can earn the concentration by completing three courses with a GPA of 2.0 or above:

Course Credits
INS 051 - Personal Risk Management 3
INS 141 - Business Risk Management 3
INS 161 - Insurance Company Operations 3
INS 180 - Operational Risk Management, or
INS 190 - Case Studies in Insurance and Actuarial Science

2018-2019 Drake University Undergraduate Catalog
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