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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog/Handbook 2017-18

Business Administration (Risk Management and Insurance), AS


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Program: AS-25033

The Associate in Science in Business Administration degree program is designed to prepare students for employment in business occupations with emphasis on specializations in entrepreneurship, healthcare administration, management, insurance, and marketing. This program provides a broad study of business administration principles with a focus on those skills required to find employment in the chosen specialty.

The Risk Management and Insurance specialization provides graduates with the information and skills to explain various purposes and functions of risk management within an organization, and enables them to utilize the principles of insurance to hedge risk in both personal and corporate scenarios. Graduates are able to apply risk management concepts and ethical advising in order to provide consumers with appropriate insurance options that encompass the best solutions to manage risk. 

Students may elect to complete the specialization requirements through coursework, or through a combination of coursework and professional licensure. Students who have earned licensure either through an employer or through non-credit study may articulate credits as outlined below.

Certain courses in this program require placement at the college level or satisfaction of developmental education requirements in reading, writing, and mathematics.

General Education Requirements (17-18 Credits Required)


Mathematics (One Course)


Health and Wellness (One Course)


Specialization Requirements (10 Credits Required)


Option 1: Course Track


This option is designed for students who do not hold any Florida insurance licenses.

Option 2: Licensure Track


This option is designed for students who hold one or more of the following Florida insurance licenses:

  • General Lines (2-20): students awarded credit for RMI 2616 Principles of Property Insurance: General Lines Agent, RMI 1613 Principles of Property Insurance, and RMI 2942 Insurance Practicum. Total: 7 credits
  • Customer Service Representative (4-40): students awarded credit for RMI 1613 Principles of Property Insurance and RMI 2942 Insurance Practicum. Total: 4 credits
  • Residential Personal Lines License (20-44): students awarded credit for RMI 2113 Personal Insurance and RMI 2942 Insurance Practicum.  Total: 4 credits
  • Accredited Claims Adjuster (6-20): students awarded credit for RMI 1631 Principles of Liability and Claim Adjusting: Accredited Claims Adjuster and RMI 2942 Insurance Practicum. Total: 4 credits

Total Program Hours: 60


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