Financial Services Certificate

Curriculum BUS.FSV.CERT (C306K)

The Financial Services Certificate is designed to acquaint students with the financial services industry and their unique characteristics in the business world. Prepares students for entry-level positions in the financial services industry, which includes banking, brokerages, real estate, mortgage companies, insurance, financial planning organizations and government institutions.


At the successful completion of the Financial Services Certificate, the graduate will be able to:

  • distinguish between the type of law cases that are heard at the federal jurisdiction level;
  • analyze the key factors needed in order to develop a short-term and long-term personal financial plan; and
  • recognize the fundamental differences between the stock and bond markets.

Semester One

ACC 101Financial Accounting

4 credits

BUS 107Microsoft Office in Business Applications

3 credits

BUS 129Personal Finance

3 credits

BUS 141Introduction to Business

3 credits

BUS 161Business Law I

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Semester Two

ACC 105 #Managerial Accounting

3 credits

BUS 149Elementary Statistics

3 credits

BUS 201 #Introduction to Commodity Markets

3 credits

BUS 212 #Principles of Finance

3 credits

BUS 262 #Business Law II

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 31

See ACC course descriptions; BUS course descriptions.

Coordinator: Dr. William M. Griffin, Ext. 3579

Gainful Employment

The information provided in the link below is available to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-160, or send an email to: