Tuesday – November 21, 2017

Banking and Financial Services (2017-2018)

Associate in Applied Science Degree
School of Business / Finance Career Cluster

Downtown Milwaukee and West Allis campuses

Also offered entirely online
Program Code: 10-114-3

 

For Information: 414-297-6395
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-MATC
West Allis Campus, 414-456-5500


Overview — Prepare for a career in the the finance sector by learning accounting and financial principles. This program prepares students for entry-level employment in the industry, and provides the knowledge and skills to help individuals in related fields broaden their career opportunities.

Abilities recommended for success in the program include paying close attention to details, possessing good organizational skills, maintaining a high degree of accuracy in your work, having the ability to analyze detailed information and to follow procedures, and possessing an interest in business and economic trends.


Online Option — This program may be taken on campus or entirely online; on-campus testing may be required.


Career Pathway —  You can earn the Financial Services Trainee certificate and the Financial Services technical diploma on your way to completing this associate degree. Contact an MATC program advisor for information.



Career Outlook — Designed for individuals interested in the financial services industry, graduates will have a solid foundation for entry-level opportunities with banks, credit unions, insurance and consumer finance companies, finance departments and government offices. 

View gainful employment data about this program

 

Program Learning Outcomes — Employers will expect program graduates to:

  • Exhibit knowledge and understanding of banking and financial transactions
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of accounting concepts
  • Apply selling skills
  • Demonstrate appropriate application of financial tools
  • Employ problem-solving and decision-making skills


Preparation for Admission — The following are required for admission to the program:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement test

 

Future Opportunities — MATC has articulation agreements with numerous colleges and universities. If you are interested in a baccalaureate degree upon completion of the program, check with a program advisor, and the institution you plan to attend, regarding the transfer of MATC credits.


Possible Careers

Collections Specialist Credit Specialist 
Customer Service Representative Financial Specialist 
Insurance Sales Agent Loan Specialist
Personal Banker Sales Assistant

 

Related Programs
Financial Services Trainee
Financial Services
Business Management
Entrepreneurship

 

Start Dates: August/January
Sixteen-week terms.
This program will transfer to one or more four-year institutions.

 

Curriculum effective 2017-18. 

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements. 

TECHNICAL STUDIES 

Credits

 

( ) = Semester Order for Full-Time Students

   
(1)
 
FIN-110 Principles of Banking ^ 3  

(1)

 

BADM-106

MS Office for Business Applications ^

3

 

(1)

 

ACCTG-111

Accounting 1 ^

4

 
(1)
 
MKTG-104 Selling Principles ^ 3  
(1)   FIN-120 Introduction to Money, Banking and
Financial Markets ^
3  

(2)

 

BADM-134

Business Organization and Management

3

 

(2)

 

RBUS-102

Mathematics of Business ^

3

 

(3)

 

ACCTG-113

Accounting 2 ‡

4

 

(3)

 

BADM-104

Business Statistics ‡

3

 

(3)

 

HRMGT-198

Business Ethics

3

 

(3)

 

FIN-170

Credit Management Procedures ^

3

 

(4)

 

FIN-122

Investment Principles ‡ ^

3

 

(4)

 

BADM-126

Business Finance ‡

3

 

(4)

 

BADM-192

Risk Management and Insurance ^

3

 
(4)   FIN-180 Financial Statement Analysis 3

 

GENERAL STUDIES

   
   

ECON-195

Economics

3

 
   

 

(or) Any 200-series ECON course

   
   


ENG-151 and 

 

Communication Skills 1 ‡ ^


3

 
   

ENG-152

Communication Skills 2 ‡

3

 
   

 

(or) ENG-201‡ and any 200-series ENG or SPEECH course

   
   


MATH-107


College Mathematics ‡


3

 
   

 

(or) Any 200-series MATH course

   
   


NATSCI-167


Science of Technology


3

 
   

 

(or) Any 200-series NATSCI course

   
   


PSYCH-199


Psychology of Human Relations


3

 
   

 

(or) Any 200-series PSYCH course

   
   


SOCSCI-197


Contemporary American Society


 
   

 

(or) Any 200-series HIST or SOCSCI course

 

 


TOTAL CREDITS: 68

 

‡ Prerequisite required.

^ Counts toward earning the Financial Services technical diploma.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.


For course descriptions, class times, locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

NOTE: Students who have not been accepted, or have not decided on a program, may begin with GENERAL STUDIES courses, if course prerequisites have been met.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

 

Page updated April 2017.