Major ID: 362S
Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring, Summer
This degree is designed for students to continue their education in finance towards a bachelor’s degree at four-year institutions. Students taking this degree would be planning to major in Finance or Accounting. The Finance AS degree prepares students for finance responsibilities. Students learn about the functions of business, including accounting, management, marketing, and human resources. Students study a broad background of finance, business and liberal arts subjects that prepare them for entry-level positions in finance.
Employment opportunities are very good for skilled, capable, and dependable finance professionals. Employers are looking for business professionals with excellent communication skills, organizational skills, human relation skills and enthusiasm for the job and organization. Graduates should continue their education towards a bachelor’s degree or begin work in a variety of settings. Graduates can explore opportunities that match their interests and education in a variety of industries.
- Students will communicate effectively in a business environment.
- Students will analyze financial statements.
- Students will utilize the time value of money concepts for security valuation and capital budgeting.
- Students will identify the functions of financial markets and institutions.
- Students will apply ethics in business practices.
This program can be completed by using a combination of day, evening, Saturday and online courses. Part-time and full-time options are available.
Saint Paul College has transfer agreements & partnerships between many post-secondary institutions. For more information please go to saintpaul.edu/Transfer.