Banking & Finance Technology


Our Banking and Finance Technology Program is designed to prepare you for and take advantage of the various career opportunities available to them in the progressive field of financial services. It will give you an introduction and overview of the financial services industry. Additionally, our program will provide opportunities for the student or employee to develop basic financial knowledge and abilities, along with the required competencies and social skills necessary for employment and advancement in the field of finance.

Employment Opportunities

Qualified bank personnel should experience excellent and consistent employment opportunities in the next decade due to banking and finance being the vital operational components of all businesses and industries. Employment trends in bank management, computerized bank operations, loan processing, financial counseling, and financial management are the most recognized opportunities in the banking field. Management skills, confidentiality, and strong character are a must for job prospects. You will find the Banking and Finance Technology Program a reliable and thorough training ground for employment in the financial services industry.

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Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
Principles of Banking 3
Money and Banking 3
Law and Banking Principles 3
Bank Teller Operations 3
Introduction to Microsoft Office 3
Communication Essentials 3
Banking and Finance Math or Applied Business Mathematics 3
Business Accounting or Principles of Accounting I 3
Professional Development in Financial Institutions or Career Readiness 3–4
Personal Finance or Business Finance 3
Total Hours 30–31
Course Hours
Consumer Lending 3
Business Policy 3
Financial Management 3
Microsoft Excel I 3
QuickBooks™ 3
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 45–46
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 60–63

Requirements for Graduation

The Associate of Applied Science Degree is awarded upon successful completion of 66 semester credit hours of course work and OPAC certification testing.


Dr. Sharon Hudson

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