The Banking and Finance Program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today's banking, insurance, mortgage, and financial services industries. The program provides learning opportunities that assist and reinforce industry needs. The program emphasizes a combination of advanced Banking and Finance theory and the practical application necessary for successful employment. The program is designed for new, current, or returning students for skill and knowledge enhancement.

Diploma Program
Program Length 51 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School diploma or GED required; Minimum age: 16
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Macon Campus

Banking and Finance Diploma Curriculum

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses 8
Choose one (1) of the following English courses:  
ENGL 1010

ENGL 1101
Fundamentals of English I
Composition and Rhetoric

Choose one (1) of the following Mathematics courses:  
MATH 1011 Business Math 3
MATH 1103 Quantitative Skills and Reasoning
MATH 1101 Mathematical Modeling (3)
MATH 1111 College Algebra (3)
Choose one (1) of the following courses:
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development 2
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology (3)
Occupational Courses 43
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
ACCT 1105 Financial Accounting II 4
ACCT 1120 Spreadsheet Applications 4
BAFN 1100 Introduction to Banking and Finance 3
BAFN 1105 Bank Business and Information Systems 3
BAFN 1110 Money and Banking 3
BAFN 1115 Personal Financial Planning 3
BAFN 2200 Finance 3
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computer Literacy 3
MKTG 1130 Business Regulations and Compliance 3
MKTG 1160 Professional Selling 3
Choose three (3) hours from the following Specific Occupational-Guided Electives:
ACCT xxxx Accounting courses  
BAFN xxxx Banking and Finance courses  
BUSN xxxx Business Administrative Technology courses  
HRTM xxxx Hotel/Restaurant/Travel Management courses  
MGMT xxxx Business Management courses  
MKTG xxxx Marketing courses  
SCMA xxxx Logistics Management courses  
  Total Hours 51