Banking and Financial Services

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Program Information

  • Location: Downtown Milwaukee Campus, Online 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 Trainee

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

Detailed Program Information

2022-23 Curriculum

Course Course Name Credits
ACCTG-111 Accounting 1 ^ 4
ACCTG-122 Accounting Software Applications ^ 3
BADM-165 Legal Environment of Business ^ 3
ENG-195 Written Communication ‡ ^
(or) ENG-201 English 1
3
FIN-110 Principles of Banking ^ 3
ACCTG-113 Accounting 2  4
BADM-134 Business Organization and Management 3
FIN-120 Introduction to Money, Banking and Financial Markets  ^ 3
MATH-123 Math With Business Applications ‡ ^
(or) Any 200-level MATH course
3
PSYCH-199 Psychology of Human Relations
(or) Any 200-level PSYCH course
3
ACCTG-121 Income Taxation 4
ACCTG-126 Accounting for Managers 3
ECON-195 Economics
(or) Any 200-level ECON course
3
ENG-197 Technical Reporting 
(or) Any 200-level ENG or SPEECH course
3
FIN-170 Credit Management ^ 3
ACCTG-130 Computerized Accounting  3
ACCTG-145 Forensic Accounting ‡
(or) ACCTG-140 Accounting for Governmental and Nonprofit Entities ‡
(or) ACCTG-155 Applied Individual Income Tax ‡
3
FIN-122 Investment Principles  ^ 3
FIN-180 Corporate Financial Management  3
TOTAL CREDITS 60

‡ 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.

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Important Dates

Deadlines and important dates can be found on:
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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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Last updated: 04/02/2022