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    Jul 24, 2024  
2024-2025 | Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 | Academic Catalog

Banking | A.A.B.

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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  The courses listed reflect the minimum requirements for the Associate of Business degree. Following the requirements will ensure that all degree and transfer requirements will be met. Additional courses, or courses with higher credit value, may be taken in order to meet the requirements of the major at the transfer institution.

Program Outcomes ►
The student will

  1. demonstrate skills in written and oral communication;
  2. use effective interpersonal skills and interact in a team environment;
  3. demonstrate awareness of global world/economic/business issues;
  4. recognize the value of good ethical standards and their application to business and banking;
  5. demonstrate respect for cultural differences and differing points of view in the business environment;
  6. demonstrate proficiency with business technology for both research and communication of banking fundamentals and financial information;
  7. identify the important components of the external environment of a business and explain how the environment influences change; and
  8. demonstrate knowledge of the banking industry and related financial concepts.

Semester 1

  ACC 121S Introduction to Financial Accounting   4     ►Meet with advisor to establish student education plan, two-way communication and academic partnership.
►Advisor and student agree on schedule for Semester 2.
  BNK 111S Principles of Banking   3 C  
  CIS 102S Introduction to Spreadsheets     1    
  CIS 103S Introduction to Databases   1    
  ENG 121S Composition I     3    
  FIN 119S Business Mathematics   3    
  Credit Hours 15    

Semester 2

  BUS 110S Introduction to Business   3 C   ►Student to meet with transfer advisor at four-year school.
►Advisor to evaluate student’s eligibility for a Banking Fundamentals Short-Term Technical Certificate. 
  BUS 223S Business Communication   3    
  FIN 116S Personal Finance   3    
  MKT 112S Effective Selling   3    
  MKT 218S Customer Service   1    
  MTH 120S Quantitative Reasoning  OR 3    
  MTH 125S General Statistics          
  Credit Hours 16      

Semester 3

  ACC 122S Introduction to Managerial Accounting   4     ►Student should meet with Career Services.
►Advisor to evaluate student’s eligibility to graduate with Banking Certificate.
►Student to meet with advisor to identify internship opportunities.
  COM 121S Introduction to Communication   3    
  ECO 221S Principles of Microeconomics   3    
  FIN 220S Business Analytics   3    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 16    
  1To be chosen from PSY 121S or SOC 121S.      

Semester 4

  BNK 121S Consumer Lending    3     ►Student to submit graduation application.
►Advisor to review student education plan to ensure graduation readiness.
►Advisor approves graduation application and encourages student to participate in  commencement ceremony. 
  BNK 280S Banking Capstone  OR 3 C  
  BNK 291L Internship Experience  AND   2 C  
  BNK 291R Internship Seminar   1 C  
  BUS 235S Business Law   4 C  
  FIN 229S Business Finance   3    
  Humanities Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 16    
  1Refer to AAB general education requirements .      

Total Credit Hours | 63

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

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