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Department: Finance, Financial Planning, and Insurance

Our mission is to equip students with the academic knowledge, professional skills, tools and networks needed to achieve their personal and professional goals and to prepare our graduates to be leading members of public, private, government and nonprofit organizations.

Dean’s List (Undergraduate)

Students who carry a minimum of 12 graded semester units (CR/NC courses do not apply) and who achieve a GPA of 3.5 or better are awarded Dean’s List standing…

University Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Policy

CSU Executive Order 1108, effective April 7, 2017, supersedes existing campus policies related to smoking and tobacco. It is the policy of California State University, Northridge, so as to…

FIN 434. Life and Health Insurance (3)

Prerequisites: FIN 336; Grade of “C” or higher in FIN 303. BUS 302 and BUS 302L are prerequisites for Business majors. An examination of life insurance, health insurance, employee benefits…

FIN 336. Principles of Risk Management and Insurance (3)

Corequisites for Business Majors: BUS 302 and BUS 302L. Risk Management and Insurance as an economic and business institution. Survey of risk management, fire, marine, casualty and life insurance

FIN 495A-C. Seminar in Insurance (3-3)

Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or higher in FIN 303. BUS 302 and BUS 302L are prerequisites for Business majors. Advanced issues in a subfield in insurance are analyzed by…

SUST 310. Best Practices in Sustainability (3)

Prerequisite: Completion of the lower division writing requirement. In this course, students will learn current and best practices for planetary sustainability on an individual, institutional, regional and global level. Topics focus…

Administrator: Best, Mechelle N.

(2008) Dean, College of Health and Human Development; Professor of Recreation and Tourism Management. B.S. 1995, M.S. 2002, University of West Indies; Ph.D. 2008, University of Florida.

URBS 430. Planning in the Public Sector (3)

Prerequisite: Upper division standing or instructor consent. Analysis of public and private institutions through which modern urban society functions, with emphasis on the structure and functions of cities from…

ART 430. Drawing IV: Composition (3-3)

Prerequisite: ART 330. Advanced drawing problems in 2-dimensional composition and pictorial organization. 6 hours per week….