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The Finance Department at Old Dominion University has earned a national reputation for its contributions to practice through teaching excellence and professional leadership
The Insurance and Financial Services Center offers several networking opportunities including hosting an annual career fair, bringing speakers to campus and other events for students and industry professionals
Recommended elective for nonbusiness as well as business majors. The primary focus of this introductory course is on evaluating life, health, retirement, property, liability and personnel exposures to loss and analyzing the methods for managing these risks. Risk management and insurance techniques for dealing with potential losses to individuals and organizations will be emphasized. A group project related to a current risk management and insurance topic is also required. Students receiving a B or better in this course can have it count as the CPCU 500 course of the Chartered Property-Casualty Underwriter |CPCU) professional designation. Prerequisites: A declared major in the University or permission of the Dean's Office of the Strome College of Business.
The course provides a broad overview of the operational activities and current problems of property and liability insurance companies, including organization, regulation, pricing, underwriting, claims, reinsurance, marketing, investment, and accounting functions. Through course projects, students will also investigate the major commercial property and liability exposures, including emerging exposures, and the risk transfer of these exposures through insurance. Students receiving a B or better in this course can have it count as the CPCU 520 course of the Chartered Property-Casualty Underwriter |CPCU) professional designation. Prerequisites: FIN 317 and a declared major in the University or permission of the Dean's Office of the Strome College of Business.
This course is designed as a capstone course for students concentrating in risk management and insurance. The class will be introduced to all aspects of enterprise risk management (ERM), which is the emerging paradigm in risk management. Additionally, students will work on a semester long risk management and insurance group project, typically related to a Hampton Roads organization. Students receiving a B or better can use this course as ERM 57, which can count toward the CPCU or ARM-E professional designation. Prerequisites: FIN 317 and a declared major in the University or permission of the Dean's Office.
Students entering the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program in Risk Management & Insurance should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
Applicants for admission to any of the majors in the undergraduate degree program in business administration (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - BSBA) should apply initially to the Office of Admissions of Old Dominion University. Students cannot be accepted into business administration without first being admitted to the University. Admission to the University does not guarantee admission to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) program. Candidates for admission to the BSBA program should indicate on the application to the University their intention to enter the undergraduate business administration degree program.
Admission to the BSBA degree program is a two-step process.
1. Students must first successfully complete ODU admission requirements and be certified as having done so
2. Complete admission requirements to the BSBA degree program
Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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