The finance program is designed to prepare students for a variety of entry-level financial services positions in private industry, state and local government, banking and investment services. The program offers an associate in science degree in finance and multiple short-term certificates of proficiency in various finance specialties.
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- Business Administration
- Business Technology
- Hospitality and Tourism Business Management
- Office Administration
Finance Degrees and Certificates
- Finance Associate in Science
- Investments Certificate of Proficiency
- Money and Banking Certificate of Proficiency
- Principles of Finance Certificate of Proficiency
Formerly BUSAD 228. Course is designed to introduce students to basic financial concepts and theories. The course will explore many areas of finance, including, but not limited to: the time value of money, financial institutions, breakeven analysis, working capital management, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, investments, and debt and equity. Recommended preparation: ACCT& 201.
Formerly BUSAD 238. Course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the theory of investments. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following: interest rates, mutual funds, bond prices and yields, diversification, futures contracts, stock options, and risk and the rate of return. Recommended preparation: ACCT& 201.