About the Program
The AAS in Finance-Banking provides training in the financial services industry.
AWARD TYPES: Certificate Level 1, Occupational Skills Award, Associate of Applied Science
AREA OF STUDY: Business
Degrees and Certificates
Banking/Finance - Financial Lending - Certificate Level 1
Certificate Level 1
Banking/Finance - Financial Operations - Certificate Level 1
Certificate Level 1
Banking/Finance - Teller Training - Occupational Skills Award
Occupational Skills Award
Banking/Finance AAS / Hybrid Option
Associate of Applied Science
The AAS in Banking/Finance provides training in the financial services industry. The Finance program is fortunate to have a long standing relationship (over 44 years) with the American Bankers Association (ABA), located at 1120 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, 512.472.8388. The Texas Bankers Association (TBA), which is the local training provider for the ABA helps with assistance and placement within the finance industry.
The following courses are given simultaneous credit with the American Banker’s Association: BNKG 1303 (Principles of Bank Operations), BNKG 1340 (Money and Banking), BNKG 1345 (Consumer Lending), BNKG 1349 (Commercial Lending), BNKG 1351 (Selling Bank Products and Services), BNKG 1353 (Mortgage Lending), BNKG1356 (Analyzing Financial Statements), BUSG 1303 (Principles of Finance), and IBUS 2339 (International Banking). Other college courses taken within the Finance - Banking program are given transfer credit toward American Banker’s Association (ABA) diplomas at their discretion.
Although the major emphasis of the program is on commercial banking, the AAS degree may be used in a broad range of financial service areas. Upon consultation with the Finance-Banking department, students may tailor their curriculum to fit the type of financial business desired.
In addition, please note that a student may only earn one Occupational Skills Award (OSA) per academic year.
TSI testing required prior to first enrollment for all AAS degrees and Level II certificates.
There are 4,375 Personal Financial Advisors employed in the Greater Houston Area. This number is expected to increase by 10.6% over the next four years.
- The estimated annual job openings is 218 jobs a year.
- Median Wages - $32.92 hourly, $68,000 annually