The Risk Management and Insurance minor (15 credits) prepares students for careers in the insurance industry, including jobs as underwriters, claims professionals, insurance agents and brokers, and work in allied fields such as banking and personal financial planning. Students learn a blend of theoretical and practical concepts and apply this knowledge to risk management and insurance. The program develops analytical and critical thinking skills that will aid students throughout their careers.
Students who wish to pursue the minor must complete a Declaration of Minor form available online on the USM’s Office of Registration & Scheduling Services website.
The requirements for admission to the minor are completion of at least 12 credits at USM with a grade point average of 2.33 or higher.
School of Business majors may count up to two specified (see minor requirements) business core courses (6 credits) in both the Business Core and a Business minor. The remaining minor courses (9 credits) cannot double count in the minor and the business major courses or between two business minors. School of Business majors are allowed to declare more than one business minor.
Non School of Business students can only have one business minor.