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The Associate of Science Degree in Finance seeks to provide a general background for entry-level careers in various economic, financial, and insurance industries. In addition to the General Education outcomes, the student will be given the opportunity to:

  1. Recognize contemporary central banking and bank regulation issues comparing the US, Euro Zone and the United Kingdom.
  2. Identify banking practices and procedures.
  3. Analyze insurance and different lines of insurance, product distribution, and basic legal concepts applicable to insurance.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of the principles from finance and economics and exploration of the connection between financial markets and the economy.
Course IDSubject AreaCredits
Area I: General Education Requirements for the Associate of Science Degree
GS 101 Introduction to College Studies: Technology, Leadership, and Success (5)
GS/SH 110 Environmental Science, Sustainability, and Health(5)
EN 104 English Composition and Writing(5)
EN 105 Mechanics and Research of Academic Writing(5)
EN 202 Introduction to Public Speaking, Communication, and Self-Awareness(5)
GS/IT 109 Technology in the Information Age(5)
MA 105 Introduction to College Algebra(5)
SO 202 Introduction to Sociology: Culture and Diversity in a Global Society(5)
SO 235 Local and Global Citizenship with Experiential Learning (see p. 14 for additional costs)(5)
Total General Education Requirements for the Associate of Science Degree(45)
Area II: Business Requirements
BE 101 Introduction to Business(5)
BE 104 Introduction to Accounting(5)
BE 201 Principles of Microeconomics(5)
BE 202 Principles of Macroeconomics(5)
Total Business Requirements(20)
Area III: Finance Requirements
BE 207 Elements of Banking(5)
BE 210 Principles of Insurance(5)
BE 211 Financial Accounting(5)
    BE 225 Managerial Accounting(5)
Total Finance Requirements(20)
Area IV: Approved Business/General Elective(5)
Total Credits Required for Graduation(90)