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Darla Moore School of Business

Risk Management and Insurance

The Department of Finance at the Moore School offers a minor and undergraduate concentration in risk management and insurance.

Excellence in teaching, excellence in research

The Department of Finance supports the mission of the university and the Moore School through its commitment to teaching, research and outreach.

Excellence in teaching is demonstrated by numerous awards recognizing our faculty for superior teaching performance: the AMOCO Outstanding Teaching Award, the Mortar Board Excellence in Teaching Award and the Michael J. Mungo Teaching Award. These awards are campus-wide and represent the most prestigious forms of teaching recognition at the University of South Carolina. Our department has been honored twice with the Mungo Award, while three of our faculty have been recognized as top teachers by the Alfred G. Smith, Jr. Excellence in Teaching Award.

Excellence in research supports the teaching mission by ensuring that faculty are on the cutting edge of their respective fields. Finance department faculty consistently publish in the highest impact journals in the finance profession, including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Review of Financial Studies

Undergraduate Risk Management and Insurance

The risk management and insurance major focuses on developing decision-making skills in the face of uncertainty and providing an understanding of risk transfer markets.


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