The records of the College of Social
and Behavioral Sciences consist of records created by the College and its academic
departments. Records include those of the Office of the Dean as well as various departments
within the college. All represented departments contain limited material however the History
department is particularly well represented. The collection includes information on academic
minors and student activities, event fliers and programs, annual reports, and meeting
The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences began at San Fernando Valley State College as
the School of Letters and Science. In 1972, when California State University, Northridge was
established, the School of Letters and Science was split into three different schools, with
the Anthropology, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology majors
incorporated into the new School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. The school was renamed
the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences sometime in the 1990s.
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of
this collection belongs to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for
other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S.
Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written
permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially
exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests
exclusively with the user.
The collection is open for research use.