Financial Services

The Financial Services curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge necessary for employment in the financial services sector of the economy.

Coursework 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 may find employment with banks, savings and loans, credit unions, insurance companies, brokerage firms, pension benefit companies, realty firms, and mortgage companies.

Coastal Carolina Community College offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree. The appropriate coursework is listed below.

Award Available – See Course Requirements below.

  • Associate in Applied Science Financial Services Degree (A25330)
Course Requirements for A.A.S. Financial Services

Curriculum Code: A25330

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

Fall Semester (1st Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1 0 1
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 4
BAF 110 Principles of Banking 3 0 3
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 3
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3
15 4 17

Spring Semester (1st Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
BAF 232 Consumer Lending 3 0 3
BAF 235 Analyzing Financial Statements 3 0 3
BUS 125 Personal Finance 3 0 3
BUS 147 Business Insurance 3 0 3
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 3
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc 3 0 3
17 2 18

Summer Semester (1st Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
ECO 151 Survey of Economics or 3 0 3
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics or (3) (0) (3)
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics (3) (0) (3)
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy or 2 2 3
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra (3) (2) (4)
MKT 223 Customer Service or 3 0 3
WBL 111 Work Based Learning I (0) (10) (1)
5-9 2-12 7-10

Fall Semester (2nd Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
BAF 233 Commercial Lending 3 0 3
BUS 148 Survey of Real Estate or 3 0 3
RLS 112 Broker Prelicensing (5) (0) (5)
COM 120 Intro to Interpersonal Com or 3 0 3
COM 231 Public Speaking (3) (0) (3)
MKT 123 Fundamentals of Selling 3 0 3
BAF 234 Residential Mortgage Lending 3 0 3
15-17 0 15-17

Spring Semester (2nd Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
BAF 143 Financial Planning 3 0 3
BUS 240 Business Ethics 3 0 3
BUS 270 Professional Development 3 0 3
Approved Hum/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
12 0 12
Total Semester Hours: 69-74

Approved Humanities/Fine Arts Electives

Course ID Course Title Course ID Course Title
*ART 111 Art Appreciation HUM 130 Myth in Human Culture
*ART 114 Art History Survey I HUM 160 Introduction to Film
*ART 115 Art History Survey II HUM 211 Humanities I
DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation HUM 212 Humanities II
DRA 112 Literature of the Theatre *MUS 110 Music Appreciation
DRA 211 Theatre History I *MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz
DRA 212 Theatre History II MUS 210 History of Rock Music
*ENG 231 American Literature I *PHI 215 Philosophical Issues
*ENG 232 American Literature II *PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics
*ENG 241 British Literature I REL 112 Western Religions
*ENG 242 British Literature II REL 211 Intro to Old Testament
ENG 261 World Literature I REL 212 Intro to New Testament
ENG 262 World Literature II REL 221 Religion in America
*Approved as Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. 


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