Utah's only Risk Management program

This new program offers a unique career opportunity for Woodbury business students in the new field of Enterprise Risk Management. This rapidly changing profession is varied, complex, and dynamic. As it becomes a vital part of government, business, and nonprofit entities, the industry has made bringing in college-educated professionals a top priority

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Credit Renbursment

Students who complete a class with a B-or better may apply for a waiver from the institutions sponsoring the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriting Designation (CPCU). The CPCU is nine courses, and students are allowed a maximum of two waivers.

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build a network

Gamma Iota Sigma is the premier student organization for those interested in risk management and property-casualty insurance. Membership in GIS provides networking opportunities with peers, up-close access to hiring managers in the risk business, virtual internships, and chapter leadership experience.

Completion plan

Prerequisite is in RED 

Semester 1
Course Prefix & Number Course Title Credit Hours
FIN 4020 Enterprise Risk Management 3
FIN 4030 Foundations of Risk Management and Insurance 3
FIN 4040 Business Law for Insurance Professionals 3
MGMT 2340 Statistics for Business 3
  Semester total: 12
Semester 2
Course Prefix & Number Course Title Credit Hours
FIN 4050 Commercial Property Risk Management and Insurance 3
FIN 4060 Foundations of Risk Management and Insurance 3
FIN 3100 Commercial Liability Risk Management and Insurance 3
  Semester total: 9
Degree Total: 21

Preparing for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter credentials

The Minor in Risk Management will help prepare students for possible Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) credentials. It focuses on risk management and insurance foundations, enterprise risk management, business law for insurance, commercial property risk management, insurance, and commercial liability risk management and insurance. In addition, students will achieve further distinction by complementing their demonstrated expertise in insurance issues with a mastery of general management principles finance, operations, and leadership.

Our program is supported by industry partners

WCF and Buckner Insurance Agency have generously funded the program. In addition to financial support, these Utah companies and others provide internships and actively recruit our students.