Last updated 3/17/2014
Associate in Applied Science Code 5099
Gary Drew, 309-796-5249, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Financial Services Management program is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the business environment, skills in finance, and specialized working knowledge of financial systems, procedures and markets.
The program has been developed with the cooperation of Quad-Cities area financial institutions and offerings are modified and changed to fit the needs of the local community. Programs can be individualized so that both students with little or no financial background as well as people currently employed in the field can be served. The Financial Services Management degree expands on the coursework of the Banking and Finance certificate.
Individuals graduating from this program with a degree can seek employment as loan officers, marketing officers, bank tellers, customer service representatives, or as management trainees in firms within the financial industry. Individuals graduating from this program with a degree can seek entry-level positions in all kinds of financial institutions, e.g., accounting offices, banks, credit unions, real estate offices or savings and loan associations.
Individuals receiving a Banking and Finance certificate can seek employment as tellers, customer service representatives, or as management trainees in firms within the financial industry.
Students interested in a four-year bachelor’s degree in finance or other business administration related areas should see the Business Transfer curriculum in the Transfer Programs section of the catalog.
Course of Study Outline – Suggested Courses (Credit Hours)
BA 110 — Introduction to Business (3)
1BA 160 — Business Math I (3)
BL 201 — Business Law I (3)
CS 100 — Introduction to Computers (3)
SPEC 101 — Principles of Speech Communications or (3)
SPEC 111 — Business & Professional Communications
* Elective (3)
BA 111 — Business Relations I (1)
BA 112 — Business Relations II (1)
BA 113 — Business Relations III (1)
BA 170 — Fundamentals of Accounting I (3)
BA 171 — Accounting I Lab (1)
BA 220 — Business Math II (3)
2BE 180 — Business Communications (4)
BL 202 — Business Law II (3)
BA 180 — Fundamentals of Accounting II (3)
BA 181 — Accounting II Lab (1)
BA 240 — Principles of Management (3)
BA 260 — Business Financial Management I (3)
ECON 221 — Principles of Macro Economics (3)
ACCT 250 — Federal Income Tax I (4)
BA 266 — Business Policy and Ethics (3)
ECON 150 — Consumer Economics (3)
BA 215 — Personal Investing (3)
Minimum total hours required for degree (66)
ACCT 251 — Federal Income Tax II (3)
AIB 100 — Principles of Banking (3)
BA 230 — Principles of Marketing (3)
BA 242 — Principles of Supervision (3)
BA 247 — Business Management Internship (2-3)
BA 249 — Business Management Seminar (1)
BA 250 — Human Resources Management (3)
BA 252 — Pay and Benefits Administration (3)
1Students enrolling in BA 160 must have an appropriate COMPASS test score (see course description) or have taken MATH 103 or MATH 080.
2Required Business Elective: Students enrolling in BE 180 must have an appropriate COMPASS test score (see course description) or take COMM 105 as a prerequisite.