Certificate of Completion in Insurance Studies

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Insurance Studies

Academic Plan Code




MCCCD Program Detail


Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management


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Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Insurance Studies program is designed to provide knowledge and skills training for various entry-level positions in the insurance industry. The courses include an introduction to the insurance industry, in addition to principles of property, liability, personal, and commercial insurance.

What You’ll Learn

This program will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Explain effective workplace behaviors and professionalism in the workplace.
  2. Explain the insurance professional`s ethical responsibility to insurers, policyholders and the public.
  3. Examine the history and development of the insurance industry.
  4. Describe methods for regulating the insurance industry.
  5. Describe the underwriting and claims functions in terms of their impact on profitability.
  6. Analyze the risk management process.
  7. Differentiate between various types of insurance.
  8. Analyze liability, personal and commercial loss exposure.
  9. Describe the coverages provided by the most common insurance programs.
  10. Explain general policy provisions for various types of insurance.
  11. Compare and contrast personal insurance coverages.

Restricted Electives

Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Students must choose six (6) industry/job related credits from the list of Restricted Electives below.
COM+++++Any COM Communication course(s)0-6
COM110is recommended.
FIN+++++Any FIN Financial Planning course(s)0-6
GBS+++++Any GBS General Business course(s)0-6
GBS151or GBS205 is recommended.
INS+++++Any INS Insurance Studies course(s) except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area0-6
MGT+++++Any MGT Management course(s)0-6
MGT175is recommended.
MKT+++++Any MKT Marketing course(s)0-6
MKT271is recommended.
TQM+++++Any TQM Total Quality Management course(s)0-6
TQM101is recommended.

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View MCCCD's program website for the Certificate of Completion in Insurance Studies (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=127552).

Major: 5842
First Term: 2018 Fall
Final Term: 2020 Summer
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 18
CIPS code: 52.1701
SOC codes: 13-1032, 13-2053, 41-3021, 43-9041
Initiating College:
Program Availability: - GC, MC, RS
Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration
Instructional Council:
Last Updated: 01/13/2020