David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

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Mission, Vision, and Goals


To be a leader in educating a diverse student population to achieve career success and be a force for a better future.


The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics aspires to be a leader in developing our diverse student population with the knowledge, abilities, and opportunities to navigate and shape a changing marketplace, improving economic prosperity and societal well-being in the Southern California region and beyond.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) - Undergraduate

(All programs, except Economics)

  • SLO1 - Communication: The student will write professional business reports, deliver strong oral presentations, and create effective visual materials. 
  • SLO2 - Critical Thinking/Problem Solving: The student will identify and analyze problems and devise appropriate solutions using qualitative and quantitative techniques. 
  • SLO3 - Ethics: The student will identify ethical dilemmas, analyze them from multiple perspectives, develop solutions, and support their decisions. 
  • SLO4 - Global Context and Diversity: The student will recognize and evaluate the role of diversity, inclusion, and multiculturalism in the global business environment. 
  • SLO5 - Cross-Disciplinary Knowledge: The student will demonstrate proficiency in the functional areas of business as well as the ability to synthesize and apply this knowledge across disciplines.

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Our Students:

  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have strong quantitative skills, including the ability to use and interpret economic statistics
  • Be able to express key economic concepts, both intuitively and more formally
  • Understand how a decentralized market economy organizes economic activity, as well as the factors that may impede that process
  • Understand key macroeconomic variables and how fiscal and monetary policies affect them
  • Understand how institutions, government policy, and regulation affect economic growth and the relative wealth of economies

Student Ethical Conduct Pledge

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics at California State University, Northridge prepares students to be ethical decision makers. The College maintains high standards of ethical conduct that students are expected to maintain throughout their academic and professional careers.


  • Commitment to Teaching, Scholarship, and Active Learning
  • Commitment to Excellence and Ethical Behavior
  • Respect for all People
  • Alliances with the Community
  • Encouragement of Innovation, Experimentation, and Creativity