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.

Associate Degree
Program Length 64 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School diploma or GED required; Minimum age: 16
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Macon Campus

Banking and Finance Curriculum

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses 15
Area I - Language Arts/Communications  
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences  
Choose one Economics course from the following three courses:
ECON 1101 Principles of Economics 3
ECON 2105 Macroeconomics (3)
ECON 2106 Microeconomics (3)
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics  
Choose one Mathematics course from the following three courses:
MATH 1103 Quantitative Skills and Reasoning 3
MATH 1101 Mathematical Modeling (3)
MATH 1111 College Algebra (3)
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts  
XXXX xxxx Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
XXXX xxxx General Education Core Elective (Areas I - IV)
Occupational Courses 49
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
BAFN 2205 Real Estate Finance 3
BAFN 2210 Contemporary Bank Management 3
BAFN 2215 Investments 3
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computer Literacy 3
MKTG 1130 Business Regulations and Compliance 3
Choose three (3) hours from the following Specific Occupational-Guided Electives:
ACCT xxxx Accounting 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 64