Risk Management and Insurance Four-Year Degree Plan: Insurance option

This is a sample plan for this major - your schedule may vary.

The following degree plan is based on the 2021-22 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 134 Algebraic Reasoning and Modeling 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Natural World with Lab 4
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ITC 200 Critical and Creative Thinking Using Information Technology 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Human Culture - Humanities 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
ITC 201 Computer Applications for Business 3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MGT 286 Business Communications 3
Human Cultures - Arts 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
Natural World 3
Cultural Competence (ANT-100, GRY-100, IDS-297, or REL-210 can double count on globalization list) 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
FIN 380 Financial Management 3
RMI 310 Theory of Risk and Measurement 3
RMI 211 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance 3
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies 1
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines
or ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions
3
BUS 550 Negotiation, Mediation, and Arbitration in Business
or COM 332 Small Group Communication
or COM 336 Communication in Organizations
or MKT 351 Consumer Behavior
or MKT 352 Professional Sales
3
RMI 312 Life Insurance 3
LAW 335 Business Enterprises, Rights/Liabilities
or LAW 532 Legal Environment of Business Organizations for Professionals
2-3
MKT 364 Operations Management 3
Total hours15-16

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
General Electives to bring total to 120 3-2
FIN 384 Financial Markets and Intermediaries 3
RMI 313 Property and Liability Insurance 3
Insurance List* 3
Total hours15-14

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ITC 429 Information Systems with Business Intelligence 3
RMI 415 Risk Management 3
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
Insurance List* 3
FIN 266 Principles of Real Estate
or FIN 381 Financial Planning
3
Total hours15

GPA and credit hour requirements

Electives, as needed to bring total credit hours to 120 and upper division hours (300+) to 40.

GPA requirements include a minimum 2.00 Missouri State GPA and a minimum 2.50 combined GPA to be guaranteed admission to the College of Business.

Insurance list courses

  • ACC 321 Tax Accounting I
  • BUS 550 Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration in Business (if not taken above)
  • FIN 485 Investments
  • FIN 538 Introduction to Estate Planning
  • RMI 314 Employee Benefits and Social Insurance
  • RMI 392 International Study Away in Insurance
  • RMI 395 Domestic Study Away in Insurance
  • RMI 397 Topics in Insurance
  • RMI 494 Internship in Insurance
  • RMI 520 Risk Modeling and Analytics
  • RMI 530 Risk Transfer
Degree plan last reviewed 07-22-2021.