Business - Banking


You can earn a Business - Banking certificate. Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 22 Credit Hours.

Required Core Courses

Core 22 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
BSAD 2050 Business Communications
Development of both oral and written communicative skills. Students will be able to organize and present effective presentations gaining audience rapport and sending appropriate nonverbal messages as well as formulate effective letters, memos, and reports for business and industry.
INFO 2100 Excel Spreadsheet Applications
This course begins with entry-level techniques and quickly progresses into more advanced functions. Advanced topics of integrating database files into spreadsheets, how to write macros, Visual Basic code and graphic fundamentals will be presented. Basic keyboarding skills are essential.
BSAD 2130 Salesmanship
Deals with sales as a career and the application of professional selling techniques. Topics include the duties and responsibilities of a professional salesperson, the development, planning and implementation of a sales presentation, role-playing activities, and the various techniques and methods involved in making a sale.
BSAD 2140 Principles of Banking
This course is to provide entry-level bankers with information they need to provide effective service to their customers, thereby having an impact on banking profitability. This information includes how banks affect the economy, why they are in business, what services they provide, and how they provide them. Students also get a basic understanding of the interrelationships of various departments within a bank.
BSAD 2160 Customer Service and Business Etiquette
Emphasis on the importance of customer service in an overall business setting. Topics include recognizing the importance of customer service, identification of customer needs, handling of routine and difficult situations, and emphasis of long lasting customer relationships. Students will also develop knowledge and practical experience to exercise good manners, project a professional image, and confidently respond to most business situations.
BSAD 2190 Principles of Lending
Principles of lending will cover three categories of lending: consumer, real estate and agricultural. This course is designed for the student to gain an understanding of these regulations governing mortgage lending, their requirements and penalties, the technical requirements of lending, and industry history. Students will also explore how lending decisions will impact the consumer, bank, industry, and nation's economy.
BSAD 2520 Principles of Marketing
A study of the development of an effective marketing program including consumer behavior, product, pricing, distribution, and promotional strategies.

Note! Note to Current Students

We strongly recommend that you review your course schedule with your advisor and consult the college catalog for specific program requirements.