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2017-2018 Official General Catalog 
2017-2018 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Financial Services: A.A.S.

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Associate in Applied Science

CIP CODE: 5003.00

The Financial Services program combines business and financial courses leading to an Associate in Applied Science degree. The degree prepares the student for immediate employment in banks and other financial institutions. Selected courses provide prelicensing preparation for New York State or Federal licensing exams in Life, Accident, and Health Insurance, Real Estate for Salespersons and Securities Training (Series 6 and 63).

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate evidence of an appropriate mastery of various insurance products and regulations for pre-licensing in New York State as related to business and individual life, accident and health, long term care, disability income and annuities.
  2. Demonstrate evidence of an appropriate mastery of an ability to determine the value of stock and fixed income securities and understand the risk/return relationship with estimated appropriate rates of return for individual investors and to explain the impact of capital structure decisions relative to risk and profitability for corporations.
  3. Demonstrate evidence of an appropriate mastery of financial and insurance products and services and federal and state regulations as related to their use in personal and corporate money management decisions by submitting professional quality business reports utilizing fundamental analysis data.
  4. Demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively.
  5. Demonstrate a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
  6. Demonstrate an ability to understand professional, ethical, behavioral and social responsibilities, in a business context.

Program supervised by:

Rick Behr, Chairperson
Office: Business Building, Room 108
Telephone: 607 778-5133





Students should check with their advisors during the scheduling process to make sure courses are taken in proper sequence and any prerequisites have been met. Some flexibility is available as to when courses must be taken, but not all courses are offered every semester.

Total Credits: 64

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