What will you learn?
Banking is a degree option that prepares students for entry-level careers in banking. Students will be expected to complete at least one course through the Center for Financial Planning.
- Define basic banking principles.
- Interpret accounting data.
- Analyze financial statements.
- Calculate business statistical data and quantify a variety of other business data.
- Summarize and appreciate the lending process.
- Appreciate the role of law in the banking field.
- Define traditional functions of management and their contributions to strategic planning.
What will you do?
Transfer to a four-year college or university, or go right into the workforce! Job and career options include:
- Commercial Banking
- Retail/Consumer Banking
- Credit Analysis
- Trust Services
- Mortgage Loans
- Branch Management
60-61 total credits
26 credits General Education Requirements + 34-35 credits Program Requirements
Depending on course selection, 100% of this program can be completed online.
General Education Requirements
NOTES: BUS 239, Principles of Banking: This course is offered only through the Center for Financial Training at a cost which may be different than HCC courses, and financial aid might not be available.
Credits earned from a CFT course are transferred into an HCC program upon successful completion of the course. Therefore, students may not be considered a full-time HCC student while enrolled in a CFT course.
Students who intend to transfer to a baccalaureate program should look at the following options: B023 Business Administration MassTransfer to state universities including UMass and Westfield State University; B034 Business Administration General Transfer to most four-year private colleges; B045 Paralegal Option for transfer to Elms College and Bay Path University; B056 Hospitality Management Transfer to state universities including UMass and to Johnson & Wales University; or B096 Sport Management transfer to state and private universities.