Insurance and Risk Management Minor


Non-Lindner students interested in the Insurance and Risk Management minor must meet the following requirements to apply:

  • Have 30 earned semester credit hours.
  • Have at least a 3.0 University GPA and be enrolled in a four-year degree granting program.
  • Complete at least 50 percent of all minor coursework in the Lindner College of Business.
  • Earn a 2.0 in minor courses to be certified with the minor.

Review the program outline, the full curriculum, or contact the Lindner College of Business Undergraduate Office at 513-556-7030 for more information.

How to Apply

File an online form to declare or change a minor. Non-Lindner students will be notified by email of their acceptance into the program and the process for registration in the required Lindner classes.

Foundational Courses

BBA and BSIM students will fulfill the foundational courses through the completion of their primary degrees.

  • BANA 2081: Business Analytics I, three hours
  • FIN 3080C: Business Finance, three hours

Required Minor Courses

Course No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisite
IRM 3090 Principles of Risk and Insurance 3 FIN 3080C
IRM 4010 Health and Life Insurance 3 IRM 3090
IRM 4020 Property and Liability Insurance 3 IRM 3090
IRM Elective (choose 3 credits) Options include:
IRM 4030 Modeling, Pricing, and Managing Risk* (RA) 3
IRM 3090
BANA 4080 Data Mining and Analysis 3 BANA 2081, 82
BANA 4090 Forecasting and Risk Analysis 3 BANA 2081, 82
BANA 6025 Optimization Modeling 4 BANA 2081, 82
BANA 6035 Simulation Modeling 4 BANA 2081, 82
ECON 4090 Health Economics 3 ECON 2020
ECON 5090 Topics of Health Economics 3 ECON 2020
FIN 4011 Investment Management 3 FIN 3080
FIN 4013 Portfolio Management   NA
FIN 4014 Fixed Income 3 FIN 4001, 4011, 4021
FIN 4021 Derivatives 3 FIN 3080
FIN 4081C Johnson Fund, Jr. Analyst 1 FIN 3080
FIN 4082C Johnson Fund, Sr. Analyst 1 FIN 4081
FIN 4083C Johnson Fund, Portfolio Manager 1 Instructor Approval
MATH 3008 Introduction to Financial Mathematics 3 MATH 1062
MATH 4008 Introduction to Probability 3 MATH 2063, STAT 2037
MATH 6010 Probabilistic Aspects of Financial Modeling 3 MATH 2063, 2076,STAT 2037
MATH 6011 Computational Financial Mathematics 3 See Math Director
MKTG 3000 Professional Selling 3 NA
MKTG 4000 Strategic Selling 3 NA
MKTG 4024 Services Marketing 3 MKTG 2080
MKTG 4032 Sales Management 3 MKTG 2080
RE 3095 Real Estate Finance 3 RE 3091
Total Credit Hours 12  

Please note: Students may not double count courses between Lindner majors and minors.

To learn more about this area of study, please contact the program director:

Robert Higgins
Assistant Professor-Educator, Insurance and Risk Management
Director of Carl H. Lindner III Center for Insurance and Risk Management
Phone: 513-556-5842