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    Aug 04, 2020  
2019-2020 | Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Banking | A.A.B. | Part-Time

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Career Outlook  

Transfer Agreements

As Banking procedures in the world economies become more complex, the future for a two-year college graduate is increasingly promising. Individuals with an education and knowledge-base related to banking, banking regulations, finance and the economy, are highly needed! This program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to advance in career paths that align with their particular interests and abilities in the field of banking. In addition to the specific technical skills related to the banking industry, students will learn skills in other areas such as customer service, marketing, sales fundamentals, finance, planning and organization, problem solving and decision making, communication, accounting and business. Curricula base developed by the American Bankers Association.♦  NOTE  At the core of this degree are at least 36 credit hours that will transfer to a bachelor's degree in this discipline. It is recommended that students who intend to transfer work closely with an advisor. Some schools accept additional courses for transfer or prefer the Associate of Science degree.

Program Outcomes ►
The student will
demonstrate skills in written and oral communication;
use good interpersonal skills and interact in a team environment;
demonstrate awareness of global world/economic/business issues;
distinguish the value of good ethical standards and their application to business and banking;
demonstrate respect for cultural differences and differing points of view in the business environment;
demonstrate proficiency with business technology for both research and communication of banking fundamentals and financial information;
identify the important components of the external environment of a business and explain how the environment influences change; and
demonstrate knowledge of the banking industry and related financial concepts.

Semester 1

  BNK 111S Principles of Banking   3 C   ►Meet with advisor to establish student education plan, two-way communication and academic partnership.
  MTH 119S Business Mathematics   3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 2

  CIS 110S Computer Concepts and Applications   3      
  COM 121S Fundamentals of Communication     3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 3 [Summer]

  ENG 121S Composition I   3      
  MKT 218S Customer Service   1    
  Credit Hours 4    

Semester 4

  ACC 121S Introduction to Financial Accounting   4     ►Meet with advisor at 4-year college.
  BUS 110S Introduction to Business     3 C  
  Credit Hours 7    

Semester 5

  BUS 116S Personal Finance   3     ►Advisor evaluates eligibility to graduate with Banking Fundamentals Short-Term Technical Certificate.
  CIS 202S Spreadsheets     3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 6 [Summer]

  MKT 112S Effective Selling   3      
  Humanities Elective 1 3    
  Credit Hours  6    
  1Refer to AAB general education requirements.      

Semester 7

  ACC 122S Introduction to Managerial Accounting   4      
  BUS 223S Business Communication     3    
  Credit Hours 7    

Semester 8

  BNK 121S Consumer Lending   3     ►Advisor evaluates eligibility to graduate with Banking Certificate.
  ECO 221S Principles of Microeconomics     3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 9 [Summer]

  Social/Behavioral Science Elective1  3      
  Credit Hours 3    
  1To be chosen from PSY 121S or SOC 121S.      

Semester 10

  BUS 221S Principles of Organizational Behavior    3     ►Student should meet with Career Services.
►Student to meet with advisor to identify internship opportunities.
  BUS 229S Business Finance   3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 11

  BUS 235S Business Law    4     ►Student to submit graduation application.
►Advisor approves graduation application and encourages student to participate in  commencement ceremony. 
  BNK 291L Internship Experience  AND     2 C  
  BNK 291R Internship Seminar   1 C  
  Credit Hours 7    

Total Credit Hours | 64

♦ Designed for students who have completed prerequisites and have met college preparatory requirements in math, English and basic computer skills.