Carl H. Lindner College of BusinessCarl H. Lindner College of BusinessUniversity of Cincinnati

Carl H. Lindner College of Business
Center for Insurance and Risk Management

Curriculum Structure and Requirements

Undergraduate IRM Major Curriculum Structure and Requirements:

 


REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES: MAJORS MUST COMPLETE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING
Course No. Course Name Credit Hours Pre-reqs
IRM 3090Principles of Risk and Insurance3FIN 3080
IRM 6010Life and Health Insurance*3IRM 3090
IRM 6020Property and Liability Insurance3IRM 3090
IRM 4030Modeling, Pricing, and Managing Risk3IRM 3090

                                                                          Total Major Required:          12

MAJOR ELECTIVES

Course No. Course Name Credit Hours Pre-reqs
IRM 6055Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits3IRM 3090
BANA 4080
Data Mining and Analysis3BANA 2081, 82
BANA 4090Forecasting and Risk Analysis (RA)3BANA 2081, 82
BANA 6025Optimization Modeling (RA)       4BANA 2081, 82
BANA 6035Simulation Modeling (RA)4BANA 2081, 82
ECON 4090
Health Economics (HC)3
ECON 2020
ECON 5090
Topics of Health Economics (HC)3
ECON 2020
FIN 4011
Investment Management (FIM)3FIN 3080
FIN 4014
Fixed Income (FIM3FIN 4001, 4011, 4021
FIN 4021
Derivatives (FIM)3FIN 3080
FIN 4081
Johnson Fund, Jr. Analyst (FIM)               1FIN 3080
FIN 4082
Johnson Fund, Sr. Analyst (FIM)                               1FON 4081
FIN 4083
Johnson Fund, Portfolio Manager (FIM)              1Instructor Approval
MATH 3008
Introduction to Financial Mathematics** (AM)3MATH 1062
MATH 4008
Introduction to Probability** (AM)3MATH 2063, STAT 2037
MATH 6010
Probabilistic Aspects of Financial Modeling** (AM)
3MATH 2063, 2076,STAT 2037
MATH 6011
Computational Financial Mathematics** (AM)3See Math Director
MKTG 3000Professional Selling (DS)3none
MKTG 4000Strategic Selling (DS)3none
MKTG 4024Services Marketing (DS)               3MKTG 2080
MKTG 4032Sales Management (DS)              3MKTG 2080
RE 3095Real Estate Finance (FIM)            3RE 3091

                                                                        Total Major Elective:             6

* Indicates a course that will count as an elective in the Finance major or minor.

** Cannot be used to count toward both a major and/or minor in Actuarial Sciences.

The acronyms listed above identify courses that are suggested for the following specific specializations: Finance and Investment Management (FIM), Risk Analytics (RA), Health Care (HC), Distribution and Sales (DS), Actuarial Methods (AM).

If students identify a course not on the above list that they think would contribute to their specific career aspiration in insurance and/or risk management, that course may count toward the IRM major subject to the approval of the IRM Program Director Steve Slezak (email: steve.slezak@uc.edu).

 

Undergraduate IRM Minor Curriculum Structure and Requirements:


REQUIRED MINOR COURSES: TO COMPLETE THE MINOR, STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING
Course No. Course Name Credit Hours Pre-reqs
IRM 3090Principles of Risk and Insurance3FIN 3080
IRM 6010Life and Health Insurance*3IRM 3090
IRM 6020Property and Liability Insurance3IRM 3090

                                                                          Total Minor Required:              9


APPROVED ELECTIVE COURSES; MINORS MUST COMPLETE AT LEAST 3 CREDIT HOURS FROM THE FOLLOWING;

Course No. Course Name Credit Hours Pre-reqs
IRM 4030Modeling, Pricing, and Managing Risk* (RA)3IRM 3090
IRM 6055Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits3IRM 3090
BANA 4080
Data Mining and Analysis3BANA 2081, 82
BANA 4090Forecasting and Risk Analysis (RA)3BANA 2081, 82
BANA 6025Optimization Modeling (RA)       4BANA 2081, 82
BANA 6035Simulation Modeling (RA)4BANA 2081, 82
ECON 4090
Health Economics (HC)3
ECON 2020
ECON 5090
Topics of Health Economics (HC)3
ECON 2020
FIN 4011
Investment Management (FIM)3FIN 3080
FIN 4014
Fixed Income (FIM3FIN 4001, 4011, 4021
FIN 4021
Derivatives (FIM)3FIN 3080
FIN 4081
Johnson Fund, Jr. Analyst (FIM)               1FIN 3080
FIN 4082
Johnson Fund, Sr. Analyst (FIM)                               1FON 4081
FIN 4083
Johnson Fund, Portfolio Manager (FIM)              1Instructor Approval
MATH 3008
Introduction to Financial Mathematics** (AM)3MATH 1062
MATH 4008
Introduction to Probability** (AM)3MATH 2063, STAT 2037
MATH 6010
Probabilistic Aspects of Financial Modeling** (AM)
3MATH 2063, 2076,STAT 2037
MATH 6011
Computational Financial Mathematics** (AM)3See Math Director
MKTG 3000Professional Selling (DS)3none
MKTG 4000Strategic Selling (DS)3none
MKTG 4024Services Marketing (DS)               3MKTG 2080
MKTG 4032Sales Management (DS)              3MKTG 2080
RE 3095Real Estate Finance (FIM)            3RE 3091

                                                                        Total Minor Elective:                  3

* Indicates a course that will count as an elective in the Finance major or minor.

** Indicates a course that cannot count toward (1) a major and/or a minor in Actuarial Science and (2) a minor in Insurance and Risk Management.

The acronyms listed above identify courses that are suggested for the following specific specializations: Finance and Investment Management (FIM), Risk Analytics (RA), Health Care (HC), Distribution and Sales (DS), Actuarial Methods (AM).

If a student identifies a course not on the above list that they think would contribute to their specific career aspiration in insurance and/or risk management, that course may count toward the IRM minor subject to the approval of the IRM Program Director Steve Slezak (email: steve.slezak@uc.edu).