Banking and Finance - Organizational Management BAS Specialization
EFSC's Banking and Financial Management BAS Track is designed to prepare you for mid-level positions in banking, credit unions, insurance agencies, and other financial institutions.
The courses in this specialization are taught by experts who have extensive knowledge and experience in the field of financial services. The curriculum covers a wide variety of topics, such as managerial and cost accounting, economics, human resources, the legal and ethical aspects of business, management and leadership, organizational behavior, strategic management, and business communications.
In the Banking and Financial Management BAS Track, you'll also learn about global money markets, monetary policy, the role of central banks, mortgage and lending functions, banking regulations and compliance, management and security issues, and financial asset management.
Upon graduation, you'll have various career options to pursue. These may include roles in commercial and retail banking, investment banking, commercial lending, risk management, corporate finance, venture capital, entrepreneurship, and other areas within the financial services industry.
The Banking and Financial Management BAS Specialization is one of the 12 track options available within EFSC's Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Management.
Banking and Financial Management BAS Track - Course Curriculum
Banking and Finance - Organizational Management BAS Specialization
- Degree Type
- Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS)
- Delivery Methods
- On-Campus, Hybrid, 100% Online Option
- Cocoa, Melbourne, Palm Bay, Titusville
- Total Credit Hours
- Academic Community
- Contact Information
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If you're pursuing the Banking and Financial Management Specialization, you have the option to complete the core Organizational Management courses required for the track either online or on campus.
To ensure you can graduate on time, it's essential to work closely with a bachelor program advisor, who will confirm that you meet the requirements and can progress smoothly in your studies.
Banking and Financial Management BAS Track - Admissions Information
To enroll in the program, simply follow the general steps for applying to a bachelor's degree at EFSC. It's important to stay aware of any upcoming application deadlines. The program provides three start terms: Fall, Spring, and Summer, respectively commencing in August, January, and May.
To apply for the Banking and Financial Management BAS Track, it's essential to have successfully completed an Associate in Science (A.S.) or Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree from a college that holds regional accreditation. An Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree does not meet the minimum eligibility requirements. If you hold an AAS degree and are interested in transferring to a BAS program, consult with a bachelor advisor. They'll assist you in reviewing your coursework and determining the appropriate next steps.
Brief Costs and Financial Aid Eligibility
As a Florida resident, you can complete the program's courses over two years for an estimated in-state tuition of around $7,200. However, it's important to note that this tuition cost doesn't cover expenses for course materials or lab fees.
After enrolling with the required associate degree, you'll need to complete an additional 60 credits in the program. Among these credits, approximately 39 will be for upper-level courses, available at the price indicated on EFSC's fee schedule.
Financial assistance is available to support you throughout the program. You may qualify for financial aid and scholarships, including Titan Scholarships funded through the EFSC Foundation. Additionally, there are community-based external scholarships that you can explore to help cover the costs of your education.
Banking and Financial Management Courses You Would Take
In this program, you'll learn practical banking and financial skills that are directly applicable in real-world situations. The curriculum consists of eight core courses that are shared among all 12 specializations in the Organizational Management degree.
Additionally, for the Banking and Financial Track, you'll take specific classes that are necessary to build a strong foundation in this field. Some of these courses include:
Examine the major operational functions of the banking industry, including Federal regulations and overall compliance issues.
Investigate financial statements, planning and forecasting, the time value of money, risk and rates of return, asset valuation, and capital budgeting.
Develop an appreciation of money by learning the financial system, as well as the role of banks and central banks in developing and executing monetary policies.
Apply financial management and analytical techniques to solve real-world financial problems and issues as you complete a comprehensive capstone project.
Why Study Banking and Financial Management at EFSC?
Flexibiliy and Convenience: Pursue Your Degree Online
The program's online availability is a significant advantage, providing you with the convenience and flexibility to study from any location and at your own pace. With the 100% online format, you have the freedom to access course materials, attend lectures, and complete assignments whenever it's convenient so you can balance your studies with other commitments and responsibilities.
However, if you're considering pursuing the Banking and Financial Management Specialization through the fully online option, it's important to know that the available slots for courses can fill up rapidly during the registration period for each term. This is especially true for the major courses, which are exclusively offered online. To ensure that you secure a spot in required classes, we highly recommend registering as early as possible.
Prepare for Your Future: Graduate Studies Ahead
Looking to pursue a graduate degree in the long run? EFSC's Organizational Management BAS (Banking and Financial Management Specialization) is designed to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in a master's program.
What's more, this program offers a valuable head start in Florida Tech's Smart MBA program, allowing you to save both time and money. If this opportunity piques your interest, it's crucial to collaborate with a bachelor advisor early on in the process. They'll guide you in exploring your options and help you plan your academic journey.
Related Bachelor and Associate Programs
When deciding on your specialization, seize the opportunity to explore the array of 11 track options offered in the Organizational Management Bachelor of Applied Science degree program! Each track presents unique opportunities and career paths for you to consider as you make a choice since you can only earn the parent degree one time.
Also explore associate degree programs that provide a solid foundation for transitioning smoothly into the banking and finance program at the bachelor's level.