Banking & Finance

Banking & Finance

Increasing complexities in the banking and financial environment have created the need for individuals who possess a greater diversity of skills. Interpersonal, communication, analytical, decision making, customer service and computer skills are essential for success in banking and finance.

What You’ll Learn
The Banking & Finance program at Mountwest Community & Technical College consists of 60 credit hours. Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Banking & Finance, the graduate will be able to understand banking and finance terminology, apply knowledge of business computer software to financial institution activities, apply relevant mathematical skills to financial institution activities, demonstrate a working knowledge of ethical, legal, and social skills that relate to the banking and finance environment, make decisions after gathering and analyzing information and prepare and present written and oral business communication. See the current advising sheet for more details.

Credits Required:  60 hours

Credential Earned:  Associate of Applied Science

Career Settings
The Banking & Finance program at Mountwest provides these skills and provides a background in subject matter relevant to institutions such as commercial banks, savings banks, credit unions, mortgage banks, and other financial institutions. The program is designed for students seeking careers with financial institutions and for those individuals already working for financial institutions who desire career advancement.

Potential Employers

  • BB&T
  • Community Trust Bank
  • First Sentry Bank
  • First State Bank
  • Huntington Federal Savings Bank
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Ohio Valley Bank