BUS 248 Insurance Codes and Ethics • 2 Cr.


Designed for insurance majors. Addresses ethical behavior and considerations one must support in order to succeed in business, specifically in the insurance industry. Includes the Washington State Code and a series of case studies regarding ethical behavior in the field of insurance. Prerequisite: BUS 141 equivalent experience recommended.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Define ethics in a general business context
  • Explain ethics behavior as it relates to the Insurance industry
  • Compare ethical behaviors among several corporations
  • Describe the legal framework of insurance organizations
  • Explain the state and federal roles in insurance regulation
  • Describe the characteristics/requirements of a professional insurance employee
  • Illustrate examples of professional behavior