GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

INSURANCE SPECIALIST
LIFE & HEALTH

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in medical insurance offices and in positions that handle life, medical, and related insurance transactions. These position titles include appraiser, agent, estimator, administrative assistant, broker, risk manager, and salesperson. The coursework is intended to help prepare students for certification as a Life Agent as well.

PREREQUISITE COURSES

REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE

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 111 Introduction to Insurance 1
  BUSAD 112 Applied Workplace Ethics 1
  BUSAD 114 Personal Insurance 3
  BUSAD 116 Principles of Life and Health Insurance 3
  BUSAD 120 Business Law I 3
  BUSAD 203 Customer Service and Relations 3
CABOT 200 and 208 (may be taken concurrently), or equivalent CABOT 270 Microsoft EXCEL I 3


CABOT 200 and 208 (may be taken concurrently), or equivalent
CS/IS 100 or
CS/IS 101 or
CABOT 260
Computer Concepts
Introduction to Computer and Information Systems
Beginning Microsoft Office Applications
3 or
5 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 32-34
Substitutions for some of the above classes may be made with department approval.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 
August 2013 GCC Catalog 2013-2014

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