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Academic Program Guide

Risk Management and Insurance

ACADEMIC MAP (Effective Summer 2022 and after)

*Please Note: Face-to-face/in-person instruction of this program is available ONLY at the main campus in Tallahassee, FL. This program is NOT available via Online/Distance Learning.*

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. The Sample Schedule serves as a general guideline to help you build a full schedule each term. The General Education and Elective courses must be selected to satisfy all area and diversity requirements unless your program meets these requirements with major courses. Milestones are courses and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major. Missing milestones will result in one of two types of map registration stops. The first level (Degree Map Off-track) is placed following grade posting if the student has missed a milestone (course and/or GPA) for the first time in the major. If a student is in non-compliance with milestones for two (2) consecutive semesters (excluding summers), a Major Change Required stop is placed on the student's registration.

Risk Management and Insurance is a limited-access major. To be admitted to the major, you must have completed at least 52 hours, have earned a “C minus“ or better in the Admission Prerequisite Courses (CGS2100 or CGS2518, MAC2233, ECO2013, ECO2023, ACG2021, ACG2071 & STA2023), and have the required overall GPA. The program permits the student to specialize in insurance-related studies. The field of insurance offers challenging work and diverse opportunities for non-sales careers as well as providing protection to individuals, groups, and industries. The program emphasizes corporate insurance and related products. The objective of the curriculum is to acquaint students with the effects of risk and uncertainty upon business and society. The analysis of risk and the methods of meeting risk are placed in proper perspective as part of a broad business management curriculum.

Students should complete diversity requirements through their General Education coursework.

Mapping Coordinator: Jennifer Janasiewicz

Sample Schedule

Term 1 hrs
ENC1101 Freshman Composition3
MAC1105 College Algebra or higher mathematics3
CGS2100 Computer Apps. for Business, ECO2013 Macroeconomics or ECO2023 Microeconomics3
GE History 3
Writing course3
Milestones 1
Overall GPA 2.70 or higher
Complete ENC1101 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete (or waive) MAC1105 ( ≥ C minus )
Term 2 hrs
ENC2135 Research, Genre, and Context 3
MAC2233 Calculus for Business 3
CGS2100 Computer Apps. for Business, ECO2013 Macroeconomics or ECO2023 Microeconomics3
GE Core Humanities/Cultural Practice or Ethics3
Writing course3
Milestones 2
Overall GPA 2.80 or higher
Complete 2 Admission Prerequisites
Complete ENC2135 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete MAC2233 ( ≥ C minus )
Term 3 hrs
CGS2100 Computer Apps. for Business, ECO2013 Macroeconomics or ECO2023 Microeconomics3
STA2023 Business Statistics3
ACG2021 Introduction to Financial Accounting3
GE Natural Science3
RMI2302 Risk in Business and Society3
GEB1030 Intro. to Professional Development (required only for those students who first enroll at FSU fall 2019 or later)1
Milestones 3
Overall GPA 2.90 or higher
Complete 4 Admission Prerequisites
Term 4 hrs
ACG2071 Introduction to Managerial Accounting3
GE Humanities/Cultural Practice or Ethics3
SIP course3
GE Core Natural Science with Lab4
CGS2518 Spreadsheets for Business3
Milestones 4
Overall GPA 2.90 or higher
Complete all 7 Admission Prerequisites
Term 5 hrs
RMI3011 Risk Management/Insurance3
Business Core course3
Business Core course3
Business Core course3
Elective 3
Milestones 5
Complete RMI3011 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete RMI2302 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete GEB1030 (required only for those students who first enroll at FSU fall 2019 or later)
Civic Literacy requirement
Term 6 hrs
RMI4224 Property and Casualty Insurance Products3
RMI Major Course3
Business Core course3
Business Core course3
Business Core course3
Milestones 6
(no milestones)
Term 7 hrs
REE3043 Real Estate3
RMI Major course3
RMI Major course3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Milestones 7
Complete all 6 Business Core Courses, each with a C minus or better
Term 8 hrs
RMI Major course3
RMI Major course3
Business Breadth Elective3
Milestones 8
Apply for Graduation in 1st two weeks

Employment Information
Representative Job Titles Related to this Major: Insurance Adjuster, marine Insurance Specialist, Underwriter, Claims Representative, Loss Prevention Engineer, Risk Manager, Insurance Agent or Broker, Attorney Claims, Actuary, Financial Counselor, Field Representative, Appraiser

Representative Employers: Insurance companies or Agencies, State Regulatory Agencies, risk Management and Employee Benefits Firms, Consulting Actuarial Firms

International Opportunities: International study is available for all students and may include opportunities for internships or taking course work towards various majors and minors. International study may have an impact on the MAP; therefore, it is important to consult with the academic advisor before participating. Interested students can find information about international study, research, internships, and service opportunities at:

This Map is not a contract, either expressed or implied, between the University and the student, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to carry out the academic objectives of the University. The University specifically reserves the right to change, delete or add to any Map at any time within the student’s period of study at the University.

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