California State University-Northridge
has been serving since 1958 to promote the welfare and intellectual progress of students. The number of graduates has become rapidly increasing and went beyond 11,000 students annually. Some the key majors offered at the University are:
The processes that generate variation in nature have captured the attention of evolutionary biologists since the time of Darwin and this major is designed to examine the evolution of diversification in closely related or hybridizing species to understand the process by which new species evolve. It provides unique opportunities for students who would like to do internships at top German universities and research institutions.
2. Linguistics & TESL
Linguistics & TESL offers full-time, tenure-line faculty, the department’s teaching and advisory faculty include lecturing faculty as well as tenure-line faculty housed in related departments.
Their faculty and staff are dedicated to the success of our students, and our programs are designed to prepare our students for future careers as leaders in business and government in the global economy. Their outstanding faculty are noted for their applied academic research; many are consultants to business and government organizations.
The major of Nursing is aimed at developing professional nursing leaders in all areas of practice who can apply new and past nursing knowledge and build upon existing competencies. We value integrity, advocacy, excellence, lifelong learning, respect for others, and competence.
This major of geography is designed to offer prospective students an unusually large array of intellectual opportunities that far exceed those offered by most other institutions. Its faculty and students have compiled an enviable record of academic achievement and public service.
6. Special Education
This major of special education builds upon the competencies developed in the Special Education Credential Programs, preparing students for positions of leadership, advocacy and scholarship in schools, the community, and within the overall profession of Special Education.
7. Information Systems
The major course of information systems develops skills in critical thinking, problem solving, written and oral communication, and decision making, in addition to developing the necessary tools to engage in lifelong learning after graduation.
8. Health Administration
This major of health administration offers the undergraduate student a comprehensive curriculum of study. Elective courses permit specialization in various health care delivery systems such as hospitals, nursing homes, and managed care systems.
9. Jewish Studies
Using the methodology of different academic disciplines, the major of Jewish Studies examines the experience of Jews in the many lands in which they have lived over the past four thousand years, as well as contemporary Jewish life in Israel, Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
In this major of journalism the new students also met one-on-one with Journalism faculty and staff and interacted directly with representatives from the five professionally-affiliated department clubs.
In brief, the university is determined to bring social change by making students socioeconomically productive and activists.