2018-2019 Catalog (Current)

Risk Management and Insurance

Degree Type: Minor
College(s): College of Business

Why Choose the Risk Management and Insurance Minor?

The Risk Management and Insurance minor offers students in any major the knowledge and skills necessary to combine insurance acumen as a complement to their major. Students will experience the most important aspects of the risk and insurance concentration. Areas of study include: principles of risk management, personal insurance, commercial insurance, insurance company operations, insurance law, and employee benefits. The Risk Management and Insurance minor will help prepare students for exciting careers within their major, by providing additional depth and expertise within the risk management and insurance field.

Admission Requirements

Any Ferris student interested in improving their career opportunities can obtain a minor in Risk Management and Insurance in conjunction with his/her baccalaureate degree.

Graduation Requirements

You will receive the Risk Management and Insurance Minor upon graduation with a baccalaureate degree, and after completion of the requirements for the minor with a minimum 2.0 grade point average.

No more than 50% of the credits required for this minor may be transferred from another institution.  A maximum of 1/3 of the credits, but not more than 7 credits in a minor may overlap with the student's major.  

More Information

Ferris State University
College of Business Room 212
Management Department
119 South Street, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2284
Phone: 231-591-2427
Email:

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Risk Management and Insurance Minor - 18 Credits

Insurance Law
3
Foundations Risk Mgmt & Insur
3
Commercial Insurance
3
Personal Insurance
3
Insurance Company Operations
3
Select One from the following
Employee Benefits
3
MGMT Internship
1 TO 9
Risk and Insurance Technology
3
Risk Management
3
Enterprise Risk Management
3
Insurance Agency Operations
3
Risk and Insurance Seminar
3
Risk Analysis and Strategy
3
Or Directed Elective (3 Credits)