Subject Area: Business, Marketing and Hospitality
Award: Associate of Applied Science
Minimum Credits: 72
Location: Calmar, Peosta
Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer
The Finance program provides a course of study which readily transfers to most four-year colleges and universities. College courses permit completion of the equivalent of the first two years of a bachelor's degree in many four-year colleges. The general education courses completed for the program are useful whether you continue your formal education at a four-year college or enter the workforce. The program is a useful beginning if you plan to get a professional degree in finance, banking, securities or other related disciplines.
If you plan to transfer to a four-year college, select courses to satisfy requirements of the specific institution to which you intend to transfer. Consult your advisor at that specific institution any time you have questions about course selection.
- Apply for admission.
- Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
- Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment. Testing may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACT Compass® or ALEKS® test scores. Scores are valid for three years.
Term 1 Course Title Credit ACC:152 Financial Accounting 4.0 FIN:101 Principles of Banking 3.0 FIN:122 Personal Finance 4.0 MGT:102 Principles of Management 4.0 SDV:179 The College Experience 3.0 Term 2 Course Title Credit ACC:156 Managerial Accounting 4.0 FIN:170 Intro to Commercial Lending 3.0 PSY:112 Psychology of Human Relations 3.0 SPC:112 Public Speaking 3.0 * Computer Elective 3.0 Term 3 Course Title Credit ECN:120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3.0 ENG:105 Composition I 3.0 FIN:114 Commercial Banking 3.0 MKT:140 Principles of Selling 3.0 * Math Elective 3.0 * Science Elective 4.0 Term 5 Course Title Credit ACC:222 Cost Accounting 4.0 BUS:185 Business Law I 3.0 BUS:265 Risk Management 3.0 ECN:130 Principles of Microeconomics 3.0 FIN:116 Futures and Options 3.0 MGT:215 Principles of Financial Management 3.0
Computer Electives: BCA:112, BCA:212
Math Electives: MAT:120, MAT:140, MAT:156
Science Electives: Transfer-level BIO, CHM, ENV, PHS, PHY
With an annual income range of $40,091 - $66,554 and a projected growth of 8%, the career outlook for Finance graduates is growing.
Source: EMSI; Salary range represents 10th percentile - median annual wage for related occupations in the NICC district. Growth rate based on projections from 2016-2020.