Career Studies Certificate Program of Study

Banking – Financial Services

Program code: 221-212-11

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Length: One-year – two semesters
Purpose: The Career Studies Certificate in Banking – Financial Services is designed to provide the student, whether already employed in banking and financial service positions or preparing for a career therein, with a broad and professional knowledge of banking and financial theory and practice.

Occupational Objectives: Bank Loan Examiner, Bank Teller, Bank Branch Manager, Bank Cashier

Admission Requirements: Admission to the program is governed by the established admission requirements to the College. In addition, entry into the Banking – Financial Services program requires proficiency in high school English and Mathematics. Students with deficiencies will require Developmental Studies.

Program Requirements: The curriculum in Banking – Financial Services includes courses in banking and finance and a variety of related courses in business, economics, and accounting. Students who satisfactorily complete the program are eligible to receive the SWCC Career Studies Certificate in Banking – Financial Services.

Career Studies
Course NumberCourse TitleLecture HoursLab HoursCourse Credits
First Semester
ACC 211Principles of Accounting I404
FIN 107Personal Finance303
ISR 130Principles of Insurance303
ITE 140Spreadsheet Software303
MKT 170Customer Service202
Second Semester
AST 205Business Communications303
ECO 120Survey of Economics303
FIN 110Principles of Banking303
ITE 115Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts303

Total Minimum Credits for Career Studies Certificate in Banking – Financial Services   27

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