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Finance Programs

Associate in Technical Arts -- Finance

The ATA program in Finance prepares students for careers in finance and the financial services industry. The degree will lead to eventual employment as bankers, investors, financial managers, stock analysts, and financial advisors. The degree is designed for individuals who want training in income tax accounting, finance, money and banking, and investments.

Students who successfully complete this program should be able to:

1) Perform basic financial and accounting tasks both manually and on the computer.

2) Demonstrate the relationships among the various business functions such as accounting, finance, marketing, purchasing, operations, and human resources.

3) Demonstrate computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint as well as QuickBooks Pro.

4) Prepare written and oral business communications.

5) Demonstrate familiarity with business law concepts such as contract law and the Uniform Commercial Code.

Associate in Applied Science - Transfer Degree

The AAS-T program in Finance prepares students for transfer to identified four-year institutions to pursue a bachelor's degree in finance. The degree will lead to eventual employment as bankers, investors, financial managers, stock analysts, and financial advisors. The degree is designed for individuals who want training in income tax accounting, finance, money and banking, and investments no required as part of the business transfer program. Students may enter any quarter and participate on a part-time schedule.

Students who successfully complete this program should be able to:

1) Perform basic financial and accounting tasks both manually and on the computer.

2) Demonstrate the relationships among the various business functions such as accounting, finance, marketing, purchasing, operations, and human resources.

3) Analyze the role of financial intermediaries in pooling savings, providing liquidity, and diversifying risk.

4) Analyze accounting information using financial ratios along with cost-volume-profit analysis.

5) Demonstrate familiarity with business law concepts such as contract law and the Uniform Commerical Code.

 

Instructor Information

John Fasler

Phone: 736-9391 ext. 522

email: jfasler@centralia.edu