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Insurance Planning   (INS-303)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course provides an introduction to risk management; the fields of insurance; the structure, function, and regulation of the private insurance industry; the insurance contract; homeowner's insurance; legal liability and liability insurance; auto insurance; introduction to life insurance; disability income insurance; medical expense insurance; group life and - health insurance; social and compulsory compensation. 
Principles of Insurance   (INS-200)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The student will be introduced to the basic principles that underlie the field of insurance, given the basic foundation of insurance contracts, as well as an overview of the nature and operation of the insurance contracts.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Defining and describing each type of life, health, and casualty insurance.
  • Discuss how insurance works to mitigate risk planning strategies.
  • Evaluate the use of the various forms of insurance in financial planning.
  • Analyze how much insurance is enough.
  • Assess the role of government programs and legislation in the insurance industry.

 
Introduction to Insurance Law   (LAW-215)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Intentional torts, negligence, strict liability, damages, defenses to torts. Principles of insurance law and procedures for the investigation of personal injury cases.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Present insurance and fundamental concepts of insurance law.
  • Discuss the operation of the insurance and risk management system, the types of insurance policies and their applications.
  • Explain intentional torts as they apply to insurance law.
  • Discuss negligence and the basic theoretical concepts of insurance and the applicable law governing insurance, with an emphasis on the practical aspects of insurance in the practice of law.
  • Define strict liability as applied to insurance law.
  • Present damages and discuss insurance coverage and claims handling matters.
  • Describe defenses to torts along with policyholder's defense to a claims pursuant to a liability insurance policy and the rights and obligations of policyholders and insurers.
  • Explain the principles of insurance law and procedures for the investigation of personal injury cases.
  • Give some examples of how insurance law touches the home, the family, and the occupation or business of almost every person in the United States.

 
Group Insurance   (INS-351)   3.00 s.h.  
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The theory of group insurance. Legal aspects, master contracts and certificates, underwriting, ratemaking, experience rating, and claims administration. Marketing. Evaluation of trends. Social insurance programs such as Medicare and national health insurance proposals. 
Insurance Law   (INS-311)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Law as it relates to insurance in the areas of insurable interest, warranties, misrepresentations, indemnity, coinsurance, subrogation, concealment, assignment, binders, licensing and state regulation.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Discuss the law as it relates to insurance in the areas of insurable interest in your state.
  • Analyze and effectively address warranties as they relate to insurance law.
  • Explain how misrepresentations can arise in insurance law.
  • Explain and give an example of indemnity and discuss this clause.
  • Define coinsurance and how it is use in insurance law.
  • Explain subrogation with an example.
  • Discuss concealment of provisions in an insurance policy.
  • Define assignment and how this is used in insurance law.
  • Identify insurance binders and give one example.
  • Present licensing and state regulations for the state you live in as applied to insurance law.

 
Personal Insurance Planning   (INS-213)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Personal Insurance Planning. Basic insurance principles and policy coverage for families & individuals. Includes family auto policy, homeowners/tenants, government-supported protection, life insurance & health insurance.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Show an understanding of the basic principles of insurance as they relate to the applications and operation of a variety of personal insurance contracts.
  • Evaluate the needs of homeowners and tenants and how the clauses of the insurance contract affect the property rights of each.
  • Compare the different classifications of auto-policies in determining the appropriate clauses to meet individual and family needs.
  • Analyze the different forms of life insurance and the appropriate use of different forms of policy for estate planning.
  • Analyze the appropriateness of various living benefits of insurance policies and how they will combine with government programs available to individuals in retirement.
  • Assess and evaluate the health insurance needs of individuals and families when determining policy needs and costs.
  • Construct an individual and family health insurance policy that can synthesize with the new Health Care Portability Act and understand the effects of this act on different individuals.
  • Appraise collective personal insurance needs and develop a portfolio of insurance that integrates available insurance products to benefit the needs of the individual and the family.

 
Casualty Insurance   (INS-209)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The course has been designed to cover the succinct classifications of Casualty Insurance Contracts that covers liability: Automobile, Employers, Commercial, Accidents, Health Insurance and the Errors and Omissions Insurance. A thorough analysis of the role of the Insured and Insurer as it applies to the Insurable Interest and the Understanding of Liability Policy Conditions.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • The student will be able to distinguish Hazard Insurance from Casualty Insurance.
  • The student will be able to define and describe each type of Public Liability Insurance for Contractors, Commercial Liability, Automobile Liability.
  • The student will be able to explain the difference between Errors to Omissions Insurance.
  • The student will be able to identify and classify the parties as the Insured and Insurer.
  • The student will be able to evaluate Liability Policy Conditions as it relates to the Understanding Policy Conditions, Representations, Warranties, Notice of Accidents, and the importance of applying the Pro Rata v. Excess and Excess v. Escape Provisions.
  • The student will be able to understand and explain that Casualty Insurance is not directly related or concerned with life and health insurance.

 
Personal Lines Insurance   (INS-212)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The student will analyze personal loss exposures and personal insurance coverage including homeowners, dwelling and contents personal liability, inland marine, auto, life, health, and government programs.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Show an understanding of the basic principles of insurance as they relate to the applications and operation of a variety of personal insurance contracts
  • Evaluate the needs of homeowners and tenants and how the clauses of the insurance contract affect the property rights of each
  • Demonstrate the ability to compare different classifications of auto policies in determining the appropriate clauses to meet individual and family needs
  • Analyze the different forms of life insurance and the appropriate use of different forms of policy for estate planning
  • Analyze appropriateness of various living benefits of insurance policies and how they will combine with government programs available to individuals in retirement
  • Assess and evaluate the health insurance needs of individuals and families when determining policy needs and costs
  • Construct an individual and family health insurance policy that can synthesize with the new Health Care Portability Act and understand the effects of this act on different individuals
  • Appraise collective personal insurance needs and develop a portfolio of insurance that integrates available insurance products to benefit the need of individuals and families

 
Liability Insurance Principles   (LAW-216)   3.00 s.h.  
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This course reviews the fundamental principles of insurance and the insurance contract, emphasizing the rationale of various courts deciding issues of coverage; analyzes first party coverage; analyzes first party coverage including auto physical damage, medical payments and no-fault. Also discusses fundamental principles of liability insurance and the insurance contract, emphasizing the rationale of various courts deciding issues of coverage, and insurer's duties to defend and settle; requirements of unfair claims. 
Life Insurance   (INS-202)   3.00 s.h.  
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Analysis of the many types of life insurance and health insurance contracts, computation of premiums and reserves and contracts, computation of premiums and reserves and contract interpretation. Included is an analysis of the uses of life insurance contracts. 
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