Financial Services Certificate

Program Description

This certificate is offered only at the Quad-Cities Campus.

Good customer relations are vital to the financial service industry, therefore students interested in the program should be highly service-oriented and interested in working with people.

This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in financial institutions and provides a foundation toward the completion of the Business AAS degree.

Graduates of the program are qualified for positions as a personal banking/account assistants, tellers and management trainees. These positions can be found in departments such as installment loans, data processing, personnel, credit services, commercial loans, branch offices, and auditing departments in banks, thrifts or credit unions.

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Suggested Courses

Course (Credit Hours):

First Semester

ACCT 170    Accounting Basics – Career I (3)
ACCT 171    Accounting Basics I – Lab (1)
BUSN 110    Introduction to Business (3)
BUSN 116    Business Relations (3)
BUSN 160    Business Math I (3)
CS 100        Introduction to Computers or
BE 146        Microsoft Excel (3)

Second Semester

ACCT 180    Accounting Basics – Career II (3)
ACCT 181    Accounting Basics II – Lab (1)
BUSN 238    Sales Principles (3)
BE 180         Business Communications (3)
BUSN 195    Personal Finance (3)
BUSN 210    Financial Institutions and Markets or
BUSN 215    Personal Investing (3)

Minimum total hours required for degree: 32

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