Banking and Financial Services

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Program Information

  • Location: Downtown Milwaukee Campus, West Allis Campus
  • Pathway: Business & Management
  • Program Code: 10-114-3
  • Offering: In-class, Online
  • Degree Type: 2-Year Degree (Associate)
  • Start Dates: August/January

About the Banking and Financial Services degree

Description

Learn accounting and financial principles used in banks, credit unions, insurance and consumer finance companies, and corporate finance departments.

Graduates will have a solid foundation for a range of career opportunities within the industry, including personal banker, credit specialist, insurance sales agent and loan specialist.

You can earn the Financial Services Trainee certificate and Financial Services technical diploma on the way to completing this associate degree.

Additional program details: Program graduates possess the skills, knowledge and core competencies necessary for entry-level employment in the financial sector, or for continuing their education in a four-year degree program. Also, individuals in related fields can broaden their career opportunities by learning accounting and financial principles.


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Financial Services

Begin your business career by learning accounting and financial principles for entry-level employment in banks, credit unions, insurance and consumer finance companies, and corporate finance departments.

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Financial Services Trainee

Attain the solid foundation in banking and finance concepts needed to enter the financial services industry.

Detailed Program Information

2020-21 Curriculum

Semester Course Course Name Credits
(1) ACCTG-111 Accounting 1 ^ 4
(1) BADM-106 MS Office for Business Applications ^ 3
(1) ENG-195 Written Communication ^
(or) ENG-201 English 1
3
(1) FIN-110 Principles of Banking ^ 3
(1) MKTG-104 Selling Principles ^ 3
(2) BADM-134 Business Organization and Management 3
(2) FIN-120 Introduction to Money, Banking and Financial Markets ^ 3
(2) MATH-107 College Mathematics
(or) Any 200-level MATH course
3
(2) RBUS-102 Mathematics of Business ^ 3
(2) SOCSCI-197 Contemporary American Society
(or) Any 200-level SOCSCI or HIST course
3
(3) ACCTG-113 Accounting 2 4
(3) BADM-104 Business Statistics 3
(3) ECON-195 Economics
(or) Any 200-level ECON course
3
(3) ENG-197 Technical Reporting
(or) Any 200-level ENG or SPEECH course
3
(3) FIN-170 Credit Management ^ 3
(3) HRMGT-198 Business Ethics 3
(4) BADM-126 Business Finance 3
(4) FIN-122 Investment Principles  ^ 3
(4) FIN-180 Financial Statement Analysis 3
(4) PSYCH-199 Psychology of Human Relations
(or) Any 200-level PSYCH course
3
TOTAL CREDITS 62

( ) Semester order for full-time students.
‡ Prerequisite required.
^ Counts toward earning the Financial Services technical diploma.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

This Associate in Applied Science program will transfer to one or more four-year institutions.

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

To see course descriptions, class times, locations or to register online:
Students already enrolled in an MATC program can visit Self Service Student Planning.
All others can access this information through INFOnline.

2020-2021 Program Card

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Cost & Aid Deadlines

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Program Outcomes

  • Create reports
  • Analyze financial data
  • Analyze investments
  • Sell financial products and services

Career Outlook

Graduates will have a solid foundation for a range of career opportunities within the industry, including personal banker, credit specialist, insurance sales agent and loan specialist.

Possible Careers

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

Scholarships

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Business & Management Academic & Career Pathway
414-456-5323, leadpathway@matc.edu

Downtown Milwaukee Campus, Main Building, Room M312-314
Mequon Campus, Room A108-110
Oak Creek Campus, Room A121
West Allis Campus, Room 103

Last updated: 08/21/2020