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Course ID:RMIN 4000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Risk Management and Insurance
Course
Description:
Risk identification, risk evaluation, and risk treatment methods. Consideration is given to both business and personal risks, with an emphasis on insurance as a risk management tool. Designed for non-majors as well as a basis for more advanced courses.
Oasis Title:RISK MAN/INSURANCE
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 4000H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Risk Management and Insurance (Honors)
Course
Description:
Risk identification, risk evaluation, and risk treatment methods for Honors students. Consideration is given to both business and personal risks, with an emphasis on insurance as a risk management tool. Designed for non-majors as well as a basis for more advanced courses.
Oasis Title:RISK MAN/INSURANCE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in RMIN 4000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 4100. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Theory of Interest
Course
Description:
An introduction to actuarial cash flow models. Simple, compound, and effective interest functions are analyzed and used in the calculation of present value and future values of various types of annuities as well as more complex cash flow streams.
Oasis Title:THEORY OF INTEREST
Prerequisite:MATH 2260 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 4800. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Internship in Risk Management and Insurance
Course
Description:
Practical and applied experience in risk management and insurance. Student must be sponsored by a business or government agency.
Oasis Title:INTERNSHIP IN RMI
Nontraditional Format:Internship.
Prerequisite:RMIN 4000 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5000. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Risk Management and Insurance
Course
Description:
Group study of selected topics from the field of risk management and insurance, such as risk assessment and mapping, emerging risks, insurance markets, risk transfer and risk financing, insurance economics, catastrophe risks, and international risk issues.
Oasis Title:SPCL TOPICS RMI
Prerequisite:RMIN 4000
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Commercial Property and Liability Insurance
Course
Description:
Property and liability risks and the effective management of these risks with insurance. Application of property insurance to pure risk exposures including direct and indirect property. Application of liability insurance to general business liability and catastrophic liability risks. Current topics in the field of commercial property and liability insurance. Group case study.
Oasis Title:COM PROP & LIAB INS
Prerequisite:RMIN 4000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Employee Benefits
Course
Description:
Approaches to problems of employee security from the perspective of businesses. Topics include pensions, profit-sharing plans, 401(k) plans, group life and health plans, and flexible benefit programs.
Oasis Title:EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Prerequisite:RMIN 4000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5510. 3 hours.
Course Title:Life Insurance
Course
Description:
Individual life, health, and annuity contracts within a financial planning context.
Oasis Title:LIFE INSURANCE
Prerequisite:RMIN 4000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5530/7530. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Property Insurance
Course
Description:
Property risks facing businesses and the effective management of these risks with insurance. Practical application of property insurance to pure risk exposures, including direct and indirect property, inland marine, crime, boiler and machinery, and catastrophic property risks.
Oasis Title:ADV PROPERTY INS
Prerequisite:RMIN 5100 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5540/7540. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Liability Insurance
Course
Description:
Liability risks facing businesses and the effective management of these risks with insurance. Practical application of liability insurance to pure risk exposures, including motor vehicle liability, professional and general liability, environmental liability, employment practices and workers' compensation, and fiduciary liability.
Oasis Title:ADV LIABILITY INS
Prerequisite:RMIN 5100 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5570. 3 hours.
Course Title:Insurer Operations and Policy
Course
Description:
Analysis of insurer operations and the issues facing managers of such operations. Topics covered include regulation, accounting, finance, marketing, underwriting, reinsurance, ratemaking, and claims.
Oasis Title:INSURER OPER & POL
Prerequisite:RMIN 4000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5950. 3 hours.
Course Title:Corporate Risk Management
Course
Description:
The operational and financial risks faced by firms and the study of various methods of handling these risks, including loss prevention, risk retention, self-insurance, corporate insurance programs, and capital markets.
Oasis Title:CORP RISK MGMT
Prerequisite:RMIN 5100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 5990. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study
Course
Description:
Individual, advanced study, reading, or projects under the direction of a faculty project director.
Oasis Title:DIRECTED STUDY
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:RMIN 4000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 7000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Oasis Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:RMIN 7010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Risk Management
Course
Description:
Introduces the student to the fundamentals of risk management. After dicussion of the importance of risk and the rationale for risk management, the course will analyze the risk management process and various risk management methods. Current issues and recent developments will also be discussed.
Oasis Title:RISK MGMT FUNDAMENT
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 7100. 1.5-3 hours.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Risk Management
Course
Description:
Fundamentals of Risk Management and Insurance, with emphasis on risk financing through the use of insurance, retention, and non-insurance transfer agreements.
Oasis Title:FNDMTL OF RISK MGMT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in RMIN 8100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 7110. 1.5 hours.
Course Title:Employee Benefits
Course
Description:
The design, management, and financing of employee benefit plans. Topics include group life, group health, group disability, and retirement plans. Implications for employers and employees. Public and private approaches to provision of benefits. Regulatory and tax issues. Current topics in the field of employee benefits.
Oasis Title:EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in RMIN 8110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 7120. 3 hours.
Course Title:Corporate Risk Management
Course
Description:
The operational and financial risks faced by firms and the study of various methods of handling these risks, including loss prevention, risk retention, self-insurance, corporate insurance programs, and capital markets. Extensive use of cases.
Oasis Title:CORP RISK MGMT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in RMIN 8120
Prerequisite:RMIN 7100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Oasis Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:RMIN 7990. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Risk Management
Course
Description:
Directed study in Risk Management topics for MBA students, giving particular attention to specialized problems in an area related to a student's academic interests.
Oasis Title:DIR STUDY IN RMI
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 8990. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Risk Management
Course
Description:
Directed study or research in risk management and insurance.
Oasis Title:DIR ST IN RISK MGMT
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 9000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Oasis Title:DOCTORAL RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:RMIN 9300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Oasis Title:DOCT DISSERATATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:RMIN 9450. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Property and Liability Insurance Seminar
Course
Description:
Selected topics in property and liability insurance. Special emphasis on academic research. Topics include loss reserves, adverse selection, insurer solvency, underwriting cycles, capital budgeting and property and liability insurance, property and liability rate regulation, and liability insurance issues.
Oasis Title:PROP & LIAB INS SEM
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 9550. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Life and Health Insurance Seminar
Course
Description:
Selected topics in life and health insurance. Special emphasis on academic research. Topics include pensions, group health, moral hazard, demand for life insurance, industry structure and productivity, life insurance products and costs, disability insurance, and life insurer asset/liability management.
Oasis Title:LIFE & HLTH INS SEM
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RMIN 9650. 3 hours.
Course Title:Risk Theory Seminar
Course
Description:
Risk theory and its applications including basic concepts of actuarial mathematics. Importance of utility theory and ruin theory to modeling of the insurance process is investigated. Application of probability and statistical techniques to the analysis of pure losses and loss distributions.
Oasis Title:RISK THEORY SEMINAR
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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