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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3172
First Term: 2020 Fall   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 61-67
CIP Code: 52.1701

Instructional Council: Business/Management (03)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this Associate`s Degree, students may pursue a career as:
13-1031- Claims Adjuster, Examiners, and Investigators
13-1032- Insurance Appraisers, Auto damage
13-2053- Insurance Underwriters
41-3021- Insurance Sales Agents
43-9041- Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
11-9199.08- Loss Prevention Manager
13-2099.02- Risk management Specialists
17-21111.01- Industrial Safety and Health Engineers


Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Risk Management and Insurance program is designed to provide students with foundational skills in insurance and risk management. This program encourages development of critical thinking, leadership, and communication skills as well as techniques for planning and organizing personal and business insurance strategies. Courses offer a framework of knowledge including an introduction to the insurance industry, risk management, principles of property and liability insurance, health, life, personal, and commercial insurance. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Risk Management and Insurance is also available and is fully embedded in this program.



Required Courses
INS100 Insurance Industry Profession 3
INS200 Principles of Property and Liability Insurance 3
+INS205 Personal Insurance 3
+INS210 Commercial Insurance 3

CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
BPC110 Computer Usage and Applications (3) 3
Credits: 15

Learning Outcomes
1. Apply effective oral, written, and visual business communication skills. (INS100, COM+++, GBS+++, MKT+++, [FYC], (COM), (CRE))
2. Analyze risk-based scenarios using basic financial principles. (INS200, INS205, INS210, ACC+++, FIN+++, INS+++, SBS+++, [MA])
3. Apply current technology to specific business tasks. (CIS105, BPC110, CIS113DE, CIS114DE, CIS117DM, INS+++, MKT+++)
4. Demonstrate critical thinking through written and oral formats. (INS200, INS205, INS210, GBS+++, TQM+++, [FYC], [HU], [MA], [SG/SQ], (CRE))
5. Analyze legal, regulatory, ethical and social implications of insurance decisions and their impact on various individuals, groups, and companies. (INS100, INS200, INS205, INS210, IBS+++, INS+++, MGT+++, REA+++, [HU], [SB])
6. Assess the insurance needs of individuals and businesses. (INS100, INS200, INS205, INS210, INS+++)
7. Evaluate underwriting and claims functions in terms of their impact on profitability. (INS100, INS200, INS205, INS210, INS+++)
8. Create a risk management plan to meet the needs of individuals and businesses. (INS205, INS210, EPS+++, INS+++)
9. Propose the appropriate insurance coverage to various risk-based scenarios. (INS100, INS200, INS205, INS210, INS+++)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: November 26, 2019

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.