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  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2017-2018

Finance


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Program Options

Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Business Administration Finance 63 Designed for transferring into a Bachelor of Business Administration program or entry into the field of Finance.
Certificate Finance 45 Designed for entry‑level positions or furthering one’s career.
Skill Specific Certificate Finance 16 Designed for entry‑level positions or furthering one’s career.

 

Contact Information

Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor Brian Newman 586.445.7309 newmanb@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor Fred Jex 586.286.2171 jexf@macomb.edu Center Campus

Program Description:

The Finance program prepares students for entry‑level positions in the field of corporate money management and enhances the skills of individuals currently employed in corporate finance, banking, lending, and investment. The program provides specialized knowledge in the various financial markets, financial decision making, and financial operations as they are practiced in American business.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Describe the basic principles of finance and apply them within the profession.

2. Integrate finance with other areas in the corporate business management environment.

3. Explain the fundamentals of the financial-services industry (FSI) and stock market system.

4. Interpret financial accounting information that appears on financial statements by performing various analyses.

5. Analyze financial accounting information that is utilized to make and monitor business decisions.

Career Opportunities:

Finance-Associate of Business Administration: Job titles such as Credit Counselors, Financial Clerks, Financial Specialists, Loan Officers, and Loan Interviewers & Clerks are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Finance-Certificate: Job titles such as Credit Counselors, Financial Clerks, Financial Specialists, Loan Officers, and Loan Interviewers & Clerks are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Transfer Pathways:

Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.

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