GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

INSURANCE PROFESSIONAL

This certificate is designed for students who already have a two-year or higher degree and/or have employment experience in an insurance office or an insurance-related business. This coursework will prepare students for positions above entry-level, such as appraiser, agent, estimator, senior administrative assistant, broker, underwriter, and senior sales associate. Completion of this program will also help prepare students for insurance certifications. This program is approved by the Insurance Education Association (IEA). Students learn to describe elements of a contract, insurance contracts, and conditions commonly found in property and liability insurance policies. Students learn to discuss loss exposures, personal risk insurance, and types of personal insurance policies, as well as, define commercial insurance and commercial insurance policies.

This certificate does not satisfy the major requirements for the Associate in Science degree.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  BUSAD 112 Applied Workplace Ethics 1
  BUSAD 113 Principles of Property and Liability Insurance 3
  BUSAD 114 Personal Insurance 3
  BUSAD 115 Commercial Insurance 3
  Choose additional courses from the following to complete 16-17 total units.

 

ACCTG 101 Financial Accounting 5
  BUSAD 101 Introduction to Business 3
CABOT 105 or eligibility for ENGL 101 BUSAD 106 Written Business Communications 3
  BUSAD 120 Business Law I 3
  CABOT 270 Microsoft Excel I 3

CS/IS 101 or
CS/IS 100 or
CABOT 260
Introduction to Computer and Information Systems
Computer Concepts
Beginning Microsoft Office Applications
5 or
3 or
4
Completion of 12 units with a 2.5 GPA or better and concurrent enrollment in 3 additional units BUSAD 050* Insurance Internship 1
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 16-17
* This course is recommended only for students with no insurance office experience.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 
August 2014 GCC CATALOG 2014-2015

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

Insurance Professional (2013-2014 Catalog)
Insurance Professional (2012-2013 Catalog)
Insurance Professional (2009-2010 Catalog)