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current technology and business trends in the ever changing global business environment. Students will be able to organize information to generate regular reports from information systems on every level of management within an organization. They can also design performance assessments for specific areas of a business organization including accounting, finance, marketing, production and human resources. Career opportunities in Management Information Systems include such areas as, business analyst, cyber security analyst, database administration, e-business analyst, marketing analyst, quality assurance analyst, and systems administration. The following courses must be complete to satisfy the requirements for the BSBA in Management Information Systems: CIS 180/Problem Solving and Computer Program Lab CIS181/Prob. Solving and Computer Program Lab CIS 250/Business Technology II CIS 255/Database Management Systems CIS 335/Systems Analysis and Design CIS 350/Requirements and Project Management And three credits of advanced Computer & Information Science electives planned with the student’s advisor.

RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE (BSBA) The Risk Management and Insurance curriculum enables students to gain an understanding of the principles and mechanics of insurance, financial planning, employee benefits and risk management. Students will also study ways to mitigate business risk. Graduates of the program will have the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for careers in risk management and insurance firms. Career opportunities in the field of risk management and insurance include claims adjusting, cyber and IT risk management, industrial safety management, insurance sales, insurance fraud investigation, risk management, strategic risk consulting and underwriting. The following courses must be completed to satisfy the requirements for the BSBA in Risk Management and Insurance: RISK 300/Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance RISK 321/Commercial Insurance and Risk Management RISK 325/Life and Health Insurance: Introduction to Employee Benefits, Retirement, and Estate Planning RISK 415/Enterprise Risk Management RISK 425/Insurance Operations RISK 499/Business Continuity and Emergency Management

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS RISK 300: Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance The primary focus of this introductory course includes the Risk Management Process, the nature of the Insurance Industry and the evaluation of life, health, property and liability risks. The course will place an emphasis on Personal Lines Property and Casualty Insurance Products. Life Insurance, Health Insurance and Annuity topics will be introduced at the end of this course. This course is also listed as FINC 300. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing 3 credits RISK 321: Commercial Insurance and Risk Management This course examines the major types of commercial property and liability insurance. The structure, scope, and limitations of commercial property and liability contracts are analyzed.

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Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019  

Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019