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LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 
    Jul 21, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business - Financial Services, AAS

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The Financial Services program prepares students for a broad range of finance-based careers such as Real Estate, Banking, and Financial Planning. The two-year occupational program combines academic study with work-related experience and leads to an Associate of Applied Science degree. This degree helps students gain meaningful employment after only two years of college-level coursework. Careers include loan officers and other banking positions, real estate agents, real estate assessors, and financial clerks.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Financial Services website.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Business & Accounting pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map. 


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) of financial accounting.
  2. Practice decision-making principles in business.
  3. Demonstrate effective communication skills.
  4. Demonstrate management concepts in business situations.
  5. Demonstrate financial concepts to business situations.
  6. Apply financial analysis tools to business situations.

First Semester


  • Completion of ENGL 1010 , MATH 1400 , and ACCT 2010  as prerequisites for other courses.
  • Common Business first semester completed.

Semester Total: 15 Credits

Second Semester


  • Completion of ACCT 2020  and BADM 1020  as prerequisites for other courses.
  • Common Business Career and Technical Education first year completed

Semester Total: 15 Credits

Third Semester

Choice Points

  • See listing of approved program electives in the Program Information section below.

Course Requirements

Total Semester: 18 Credits

Fourth Semester

Choice Points

  • See listing of approved program electives in the Program Information section below.


  • Graduation with AAS Degree in Financial Services.

Semester Total: 18 Credits

Program Credit Hour Total: 66 Credits

Approved Program Electives

Approved Financial Services electives are courses with the following prefixes:

Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program. The potential jobs listed below may require some work experience after graduation. The Financial Services program is intended to give students the academic coursework helpful in obtaining the potential jobs. Possible careers in or related to Financial Services include Loan Officer; Real Estate Agents and Assessors; Financial Clerk; and Banking Clerk.

Additional information on careers in Financial Services is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/university and program to which they plan to transfer.

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