BBA Undergraduate Degree Program

BBA: Bachelor of Business Administration

BBA Majors: Risk Management and Insurance

The Risk Management and Insurance major provides students with a foundation in the theory of insurance economics and specialized technical information in insurance company operations, reinsurance, insurance law and contracts, employee benefits and enterprise risk management. A collaborative curriculum, supported by industry puts RMI majors on a fast track to success.

  • General Education/University Curriculum
  • Business Core Courses
  • Risk Management and Insurance Core
    • Two required courses
      • Principles of Risk and Insurance (RMI 3360)
      • Insurance and Corporate Risk Management (RMI 4360)
    • Two courses from the following RMI electives
      • Insurance Company Operations (RMI 4335)
      • Employee Benefits (RMI 4340)
      • Investments (FINA 4326)
      • Speculative Markets (FINA 4327)
      • Negotiations (MNO 3373)
      • Sales (MKTG 3345)
  • Two elective courses from the following, if not taken to satisfy RMI Electives above
    • Insurance Company Operations (RMI 4335)
    • Employee Benefits (RMI 4340)
    • Investments (FINA 4326)
    • Speculative Markets (FINA 4327)
    • Negotiations (MNO 3373)
    • Human Resources (MNO 3371)
    • Sales (MKTG 3345)
    • Real Estate Fundamentals (RE 3381)
    • Business Process Management (ITOM 4306 or ACCT 4306)
    • Business Modeling (ITOM 4307 or ACCT 4307)
    • Internship with Instructor's Approval (RMI 5325)

Sample Degree Plan

This is one example of how this major can be sequenced. Degree plans are based on the year of entry to SMU, and are subject to change. Current students should work with their academic advisor to create their four year degree plan.

YearFallSpring
First Year  Introduction to College Writing
Calculus I
Micro Economics / Perspectives
Perspectives
Elective
Wellness
Seminar in Critical Writing
Macro Economics
Science
Perspectives
Elective
Wellness
Sophomore Fundamentals of Accounting I
Managerial Statistics
Science
Perspectives
Elective
Fundamentals of Accounting II
Information Systems for Management
Business Communication/Leader Dev'l.
Financial Management
Elective
JuniorPrinciples of Risk and Insurance
Management of Organizations
Business Law and Ethics
Fundamentals of Marketing
Elective
Insurance and Corporate Risk Management
Employee Benefits
Perspectives
Cultural Formations
Elective
SeniorInsurance Company Operations
Negotiations
Operations Management
Elective
Elective
Risk Management Insurance Internship
Human Resources Management
Strategy or Entrepreneurship
Cultural Formations
Elective