Banking and Finance

The mission of the Banking and Finance Certificate program is to prepare or further educate individuals employed or preparing for employment in banking or finance, so that graduates of the program may seek or continue employment as loan officers, tellers, and in other management-related positions.

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 34

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110
or
COMPOSITION I 
or
3
ENGL 125 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS  3
COMM 110 INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY  3
ACCTG 105
or
BOOKKEEPING/ACCOUNTING I 
or
3
ACCTG 120 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING  4
BANK 110 PRINCIPLES OF BANK OPERATIONS  3
BANK 120 MONEY AND BANKING  3
BUS 120 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS  3
BUS 121 PRINCIPLES OF CUSTOMER SERVICE  3
BUS 240 PERSONAL FINANCE  3
MKTG 201 SALES  3

Elective Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
APPROVED ELECTIVES * 6

* Approved electives: BANK 125; BUS 200, 220, 260; CMGEN 120; CMPSC 120; MGMT 205

Students enrolled in this program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to plan a specific course schedule meeting Illinois Central College and personal requirements.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1ACCTG 105 or ACCTG 120; BANK 110; ENGL 110 or ENGL 125; BUS 121; Approved Elective
Spring Semester 1BANK 120; BUS 120; MKTG 201; BUS 240; Approved Elective
Summer SemesterCOMM 110

Program Contact Information

Business, Hospitality, and Information Systems Department
Technology Center
Room 205
(309)694-5558

Illinois Career Cluster

Finance

Career Pathway:
Banking and Related Services

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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