Financial Services Curriculum

Financial Services Curriculum


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Financial Services Pathway

2018-19

Financial Services Pathway

2017-18

Summer 2018 Class Offerings

Suggested Course List

Summer 2018 Class Offerings

Suggested Course List

Summer 2018 Class Offerings

Suggested Course List

Summer 2018 Class Offerings

Suggested Course List


Required Program Courses

10101101
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UGRD
| 4 CR
Complete accounting cycle, special journals, payroll tax principles, special procedures, and financial statements. Accounting applications through practice set approach.
10101103
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UGRD
| 4 CR
Students will be introduced to corporate accounting. Students will have an understanding of corporate transactions with an emphasis on stocks and bonds. The student will analyze financial statements including the statement of cash flows. Managerial accounting is also introduced in this class. PREREQUISITE: 10101101 Financial Accounting 1.
10101138
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UGRD
| 2 CR
By using the tools and techniques learned in the class, students will understand how to use financial information to manage a business, make better financial decisions, increase business profitability, and improve cash flow. With a detailed review of what the numbers in the financial statements represent and how managers and owners use that information to be more successful in controlling and growing their business operations, students will learn how to use financial information to build an effective and realistic budget that can be used to control costs, improve profits and gain a competitive advantage.
10103106
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UGRD
| 1 CR
A complete presentation graphics course that allows you to produce professional-looking presentations. It gives you the flexibility to make informal presentations using overhead transparencies, electronic presentations, formal presentations using 35mm slides, or virtual presentations. Additionally, you can create paper printouts, outlines, speaker notes, and audience handouts.
10103146
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Students will learn word processing using MS Word. Credit A activities will include creating, editing, saving, formatting, printing, and other basic MS Word features.
10103151
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Students will learn to use MS Excel. Credit A activities will include creating, editing, saving, formatting, printing, performing calculations, and enhancing worksheets through charts.
10103152
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Students will learn to use MS Excel. Credit B activities will include using advanced features of formulas, object linking and embedding, multiple worksheets, 3-D references, macro basics and database basics. COREQUISITE: 10103151 MS Excel A.
10104102
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course focuses on the marketing process as it relates to the operation of a business enterprise. The intent is to provide students with an understanding of how the marketing function fits within the overall structure of the organization. Special attention is given to the role and significance of evaluating customer needs, pricing, distribution, and promotion of products and services.
10104104
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This introductory course is designed to acquaint the student with the principles of selling and applications to the marketing of goods and services. Special emphasis is given to developing the selling process. Included are customer relations, sales psychology, steps to successful presentation, closing techniques, and sales motivation.
10105125
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Business Law provides the student with a working knowledge of the legal system, business ethics, and essentials of contracts. Students gain knowledge in logical and analytical thinking, and are encouraged to challenge legal issues and defend their point of view.
10114103
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Money and Banking introduces students to money and the financial system, interest rates, financial institutions, and the Federal Reserve.
10114107
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UGRD
| 3 CR
The Principles of Finance course concentrates its study on the financial management of business. Students analyze profitability, cash flow, long-term investment decisions, long-term financing decisions, short-term working capital management, mergers, acquisitions, and business failure.
10114125
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Personal Finance introduces students to money management, taxes, financial services, credit, real estate, insurance, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, retirement planning, and estate planning.
10114150
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Investments introduces students to stock and bond valuation models, options, futures, future options, international investing, and the spot market. In addition, the student will learn about various investment careers and the various licensing requirements, regulations, and laws that impact the investment community.
10114192
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Principles of Insurance introduces students to insurance contracts, legal principles, and utilizing insurance as a risk management tool using automotive, homeowners, life, health, and commercial insurance.
10196189
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UGRD
| 3 CR
In Team Building and Problem Solving, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to facilitate problem solving in a team environment. Each learner will demonstrate the application of the benefits and challenges of group work, necessary roles in a team, stages of team development, different approaches to problem solving, consensus, systematic process of problem definition, data acquisition, analysis, developing alternative solutions, solution implementation, evaluation, and documentation.
10196191
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
In Supervision, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to perform the functions of a frontline leader. Each learner will demonstrate the application of strategies and transition to a contemporary supervisory role including day-to-day operations, analysis, delegation, controlling, staffing, leadership, problem solving, team skills, motivation, and training.
10890116
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Develop documents and skills to seek, obtain, and retain employment. Strengthen your professional image by developing self-awareness of elements affecting interpersonal and work relationships. Guidelines for determining appropriate grooming, dress, and poise will be covered. Personal life management along with career/life goal setting will be reinforced. This class should be taken in the last semester of the program.

Required General Studies Courses

10804123
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course integrates algebraic concepts, proportions, percents, simple interest, compound interest, annuities, and basic statistics with business/consumer scenarios. It also applies math concepts to the purchasing/buying and selling processes. PREREQUISITE: Established score on placement assessment or 10834109 Pre-Algebra.
10809195
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed to give an overview of how a market-oriented economic system operates, and it surveys the factors which influence national economic policy. Basic concepts and analyses are illustrated by reference to a variety of contemporary problems and public policy issues. Concepts include scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment and global economic issues.
10801136
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed for learners to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research, and format documents using standard guidelines. Individuals will develop critical reading skills through analysis of various written documents.PREREQUISITE: Established scores on placement assessments or COREQUISITE: 10831103 Intro to College Writing

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10801196
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communication, and listening skills through individual presentations, group activities, and other projects.
10801198
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Explores the fundamentals of effective oral presentation to small and large groups. Topic selection, audience analysis, methods of organization, research, structuring evidence and support, delivery techniques, and other essential elements of speaking successfully, including the listening process, form the basis of the course.

CHOOSE 1 OF THE 2 FOLLOWING COURSES:

10809198
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This introductory course in psychology is a survey of the multiple aspects of human behavior. It involves a survey of the theoretical foundations of human functioning in such areas as learning, motivation, emotions, personality, deviance and pathology, physiological factors, and social influences. It directs the student to an insightful understanding of the complexities of human relationships in personal, social, and vocational settings.
10809188
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Developmental Psychology is the study of human development throughout the lifespan. This course explores developmental theory and research with an emphasis on the interactive nature of the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial changes that affect the individual from conception to death. Application activities and critical thinking skills will enable students to gain an increased knowledge and understanding of themselves and others.

Total: 60 Credits


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