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Associate in Applied Science (Career Program) - 60 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Associate in Applied Science Finance program is to prepare students for employment in financial institutions, government, and other positions that relate to financial matters, by educating them in the knowledge and skills concerning personal or private finance. This program is also ideal for those wishing to upgrade their skills for possible promotion or for an increase or change in job responsibilities.  The program is not designed for college transfer, although some individual courses and/or the program may transfer with approval from four-year institutions.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
ENGL 110 or ENGL 125; BUS 120; ACCTG 120; Laboratory Science

Spring Semester 1:
BUS 215; BUS 200; MKTG 201; ACCTG 121

Fall Semester 2:
BANK 125; BUS 220; ECON 105 or ECON 110; BUS 121; BUS 240

Spring Semester 2:
BANK 120; MKTG 112; BUS 230 or BUS 260; CMGEN 120 or CMPSC 120; COMM 110


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
or
ENGL 125BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 3
COMM 110COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE 3
ECON 105SURVEY OF ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES 3
or
ECON 110PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3
BUS 120BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 3
LABORATORY SCIENCE *4
HUMANITIES *3
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
ACCTG 120FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 4
ACCTG 121MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 4
BANK 120MONEY AND BANKING 3
BANK 125ANALYZING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 3
BUS 121PRINCIPLES OF CUSTOMER SERVICE 3
BUS 200HUMAN RELATIONS IN BUSINESS 3
BUS 220INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS FINANCE 3
BUS 230PRINCIPLES OF INVESTMENTS 3
or
BUS 260FINANCE INTERNSHIP 3
BUS 240PERSONAL FINANCE 3
CMGEN 120COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 3
or
CMPSC 120BUSINESS COMPUTER SYSTEMS 3
MKTG 112PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3
MKTG 201SALES 3
BUS 215LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS 3

* See specific requirements for the Associate in Applied Science degree.

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