Banking and Finance Fundamentals - BA11

Offered at the Following Campus

  • High Schools

Program Overview

The Banking and Finance Fundamentals Technical Certificate of Credit 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.

Entrance Requirements

*Submit a completed application and application fee;  
   
*Be at least 16 years of age;    

*Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript;       
  
*Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;      

*Present acceptable SAT or ACT scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable COMPASS or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Occupational Courses (20 hours)

Prereqs: Program Admission

Coreqs: None

Introduces the basic financial accounting concepts of the complete accounting cycle and provides the student with the necessary skills to maintain a set of books for a sole proprietorship. Topics include: accounting vocabulary and concepts, the accounting cycle for a personal service business, the accounting cycle for a merchandising business, inventory, cash control and receivables. Laboratory work demonstrates theory presented in class.

Prereqs: COMP 1000

Coreqs: None

This course covers the knowledge and skills to use spreadsheet software through course demonstrations, laboratory exercises and projects. Topics and assignments will include: spreadsheet concepts, creating and manipulating data, formatting data and content, creating and modifying formulas, presenting data visually and collaborating and securing data.

Prereqs: Program Admission

Coreqs: None

Introduces the student to the history, documents, and operational functions of the banking industry.
3

Prereqs: Diploma Level Math Scores OR MATH 0090 w/ a "C" or better

Coreqs: None

Emphasizes mathematical concepts found in business situations. Topics include basic mathematical skills, mathematical skills in business related problem solving, mathematical information for documents, graphs, and mathematical problems.
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Occupational Guided Elective
3
Choose One of the Following (3 hours)

Prereqs: Program Admission

Coreqs: None

This course is designed to assist the learner to acquire skills necessary to achieve academic, personal, and professional success and to improve student retention. Areas of importance include Getting off to a Good Start, Learning and Personality Styles, Time and Personal Financial Management, Stress Management and Wellness, Studying and Test Taking Skills, Communication Skills, Career Planning and Goal Setting, Computer Applications/Technology Skills and Employability/Professional Skills.

Prereqs: Program Admission

Coreqs: None

This course provides an introduction to computer applications for the development of analytical and problem-solving workplace skills. The course introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and operations necessary to use computers. Topics include file management, word processing software, database software, spreadsheet software, and presentation software skill development. The course also introduces terminology related to computer hardware, computer networks, and social and ethical concepts.

 

Student

Contact Us

Northern Region
Andrea Fletcher

High School Services Coordinator
Office: Room 628C
Phone: (229) 468-2049
Email:
Campus: Ben Hill-Irwin Campus, High Schools

Southern Region
Stacey Prescott

High School Services Coordinator
Office: Berrien Hall, Room 312
Phone: (229) 259-5180
Email:
Campus: Valdosta Campus, High Schools

Brooke Jaramillo

Director of Recruitment
Office: Berrien Hall, Room 316
Phone: (229) 333-2100 ext. 6163
Email:
Campus: Valdosta Campus, High Schools

Advisors

Casey Kennedy
Accounting and Banking & Finance Coordinator
Office: Lowndes Hall, Room 7258
Phone: (229) 333-2100 ext. 3048
Email:
Campus: Valdosta Campus