May 30, 2024  
2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

TRST 436 - Employee Benefits


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This course is designed to introduce the student to the various types of employee benefits that are provided employees by or through employers including corporations, sole proprietorships, and the self-employed. The course examines social security benefits and focuses on the basic concepts used in the establishment, administration, investment, and distribution of various Defined Benefit and Defined Contributions Plans. The student is exposed to the regulations and practices governed by ERISA and takes part in the review and development of a prototype plan. Several active employee benefit account managers are guests during the semester to provide the students a realistic application of the course of study.