Financial Services Certificate


Financial Services Certificate

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The Financial Services Certificate is designed to help commerce-focused professionals who are currently employed with banking institutions, or plan to seek employment within the industry.

Careers in banking and finance are all about money.  The world revolves around money.  We earn it, we spend it, we save it and we touch it just about every day.  The world would not be able to function without money.  Therefore, some of the most important jobs in the world are in the banking and finance industry.  Everyone’s financial fates are in the hands of the various organizations we trust with our money.  Banking and finance organization have a lot of power, but also a lot of responsibility.  Careers in this sector can be extremely exciting, rewarding and satisfying, but they can also be stressful.

Retail banking is the area of finance that most individuals and small businesses have interaction with, either in person, on the phone or via the internet.  This huge area of banking boasts a broad range of career options, such as bank tellers, customer service representatives, bank managers and financial advisors. If you have a mind for money, a flair for finance and you like challenges, the banking and finance industry may be perfect for you.

Topics covered in the Financial Services certificate include the history of banking, collection functions, loans and investments, trust operations, the role of money in markets and financial institutions, Federal Reserve System policies, consumers and commercial credit, credit risk evaluation, loan processing, banking law and compliance issues.

Financial Services Certificate Gainful Employment Disclosure

Fall Semester   CL LAB CR
ACCT111W Accounting I 3 0 3
BANK101W Principles of Banking 3 0 3
COMP120W Quantitative Decision Making 3 0 3
ECON111W Principles of Macroeconomics 3 0 3
  Totals 12 0 12
Spring Semester        
BANK103W Money and Banking 3 0 3
BANK105W Commercial and Consumer Lending 3 0 3
BANK107W Law and Compliance Principles 3 0 3
BANK109W Financial Statement Analysis 3 0 3
  Totals 12 0 12
  Total for Certificate     24