The Program in Insurance and Financial Services at California State University, Fullerton is designed for students who are primarily interested in careers in the insurance and financial services industry. The program integrates technology, written communication, oral communication, interpersonal skill, and ideas relating to sound business practices into the insurance/financial services curriculum.
Students will learn the techniques associated with the use of database, spreadsheets and word processing software for solving insurance/financial planning related problems, as well as, the techniques of effective business writing and producing effective business presentations. The student will also acquire an in-depth knowledge of the various areas of insurance/financial services including property and liability insurance, life and health insurance, securities, tax, and the principles of risk management, along with the current business practices in these areas.
The Program in Insurance and Financial Services will also expose the students directly to the insurance industry by integrating industry specialists into insurance courses as periodic guest lecturers and rotating part-time instructors. In addition, students will be exposed to current issues in the insurance industry through workshops sponsored by the Center for Insurance Studies. The Center will host panels of insurance industry professionals discussing the current issues of interest to the insurance industry and the business community.