Banking and Finance Certificate

Program Description

This certificate is offered only at the Quad Cities Campus.

This certificate helps provide a foundation toward the completion of the Financial Services Management degree.


Gainful Employment

Gainful employment is one important measure that students and parents should pay attention to as they examine colleges and programs. All non-degree programs must be designed to lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation in order to be deemed eligible for federal student aid. These programs are generally less than 2 years in length and result in a certificate.

Banking & Finance Certificate

Suggested Courses

Course (Credit Hours):

First Semester

ACCT 170    Fundamentals of Accounting I (3)
ACCT 171    Fundamentals of Accounting I – Lab (1)
BE 146          Microsoft Excel (3)
BUSN 110    Intro to Business (3)
BUSN 116    Business Relations (3)
BUSN 160    Business Math I (3)

Second Semester

ACCT 180    Fundamentals of Accounting II (3)
ACCT 181    Fundamentals of Accounting II – Lab (1)
BE 105          Business Presentation Skills (2)
BE 180          Business Communications (4)
BUSN 195    Personal Finance (3)
BUSN 210    Financial Institutions and Markets (3)

Minimum total hours required for degree: 32