Rockingham Community College

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Financial Services


  • Associate in Applied Science (Offered in partnership with Forsyth Technical Community College. See note below.)

Program Description
The Financial Services curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge necessary for employment in the financial services sector of the economy. Course work includes accounting, business ethics, business law, computer applications, customer service, financial planning, insurance, marketing, personal finance, real estate, selling, and personal tax. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, humanities, mathematics and psychology.

Graduates should qualify for a variety of entry-level jobs requiring knowledge of financial services. Graduates may find employment with banks, savings and loans, credit unions, insurance companies, brokerage firms, pension benefit companies, realty firms, and mortgage companies.

Note: This program is offered through a partnership agreement with Forsyth Technical Community College and Rockingham Community College. All general education courses required in the program are available on each local campus. Required core courses will be available through Forsyth Technical Community College’s online program offerings. The degree is awarded by Forsyth Technical Community College. Students entering this program must request transcripts be sent to both Forsyth Technical Community College and Rockingham Community College as part of the admissions process.

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