Banking & Finance Program | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Banking & Finance


You can start a career in banks, insurance companies, and other financial institutions and be ready to enter the workforce immediately after graduating from this two-year program. If you are a banking professional who has accumulated education credit with the Center for Financial Training you have the opportunity as well to earn a degree completion here.

This degree is available 95% online.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe financial markets and institutions in the United States.
  • Use economic concepts relevant to financial markets to make good banking decisions.
  • Make proficient use of consumer and commercial lending laws and practices in the banking environment.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Prepare marketing plans for the banking industry and demonstrate understanding of consumer choices in banking.

 Courses:

See your specific degree plan and advisor for class details and sequence.  Search Course Listing for class dates and times.


Degree & Careers:

Many Banking and Finance courses at NWACC carry transfer credit to four-year institutions and can fulfill general education requirements.  

Those who pursue a degree in Finance may find job opportunities in the following occupations:

  • Assistant Credit Manager
  • Assistant Back Office Manager
  • Cashier
  • Credit Analyst
  • Junior Loan Officer
  • Loan Interviewer
  • Teller