The certificate courses focus on understanding key financial concepts that are critical to serving financial institutions' clients, along with building skills in customer relations and interpersonal communication.
All courses in the certificate program also apply to the Finance Technology associate's degree program. All certificate courses can be completed through online education.
The certificate program does not include cooperative education.
Graduates Are Prepared To
- Understand basic banking operations and financial strategies.
- Communicate effectively in a business setting and provide superior customer service
- Demonstrate knowledge of social responsibility trends and legal considerations in the financial services industry.
Representative Job Titles For Graduates
- Financial Clerk
- Client Service Representative
Graduate Starting Salary Projections
Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites
- The certificate program does not include co-op
Effective 2020-2021 academic year
Banking and Financial Service Certificate (BFSC)
|FIN 100||Personal Finance||3||0||3|
|ENG 101||English Composition 1||3||0||3|
|COMM 105||Interpersonal Communication||3||0||3|
|IM XXX Computer Skills Elective||2||3||3|
|MAT XXX Mathematics Elective||2||2||3|
|ACC 101||Financial Accounting||3||0||3|
|ECO 110||Principles of Macroeconomics||3||0||3|
|FIN 130||Principles of Banking||3||0||3|
|FIN XXX Finance Elective||3||0||3|
|MKT 105||Marketing and Customer Relations||3||0||3|
|Students must consult with an Academic Advisor when choosing electives|
|Computer Skills Elective|
|IM 111||Computer Applications||3|
|IM 120||Electronic Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel||3|
|MAT 111||Business Mathematics||3|
|MAT 131||Statistics 1||3|
|FIN 120||Risk and Insurance||3|
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
Margaret (Meg) Clark, MBA, CFP