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Certificate of Banking Fundamentals

Fundamentals of Banking

Certificate of Banking Fundamentals

Prepare for an in-demand, high-opportunity career in banking.

The banking industry is always in search of job candidates with drive, ambition and industry knowledge. In this fast-paced field, the paths and opportunities for advancement are endless

Whether your interest lies in retail banking, commercial banking or banking operations, a Certificate of Bankling Fundamentals from Columbus State will prepare you with the skills to start your career and the knowledge to move up the ladder..

Classes start January 15 - Apply Online

The certificate program includes 28 hours of coursework that teaches bankling skills and sharpens overall business acumen (see course list below). Students will be eligible to participate in on-site internships at participating central Ohio financial institutions.

Program graduates are well prepared for a successful start as a Client Service Representative, Universal Banker, or other retail/commercial positions.

Credit hours earned toward the Certificate of Bankling Fundamentals may be applied toward an associate degree at Columbus State or a bachelor's degree at a four-year college.

Interested? Contact
Jack Popovich
Associate Professor

Certificate of Banking Fundamentals

Printable Plan of Study

BMGT 1101 Principles of Business 3
MKTG 1230 Customer Service & Sales 3
FMGT 1101 Personal Finance 3
COLS 1100 * First Year Experience Seminar 1
ENGL 1100 Composition I 3
MATH 1104 Math Concepts for Business 3
TOTAL . 16
BMGT 2254 Negotiation 3
COMM 2232 ** Interpersonal Communication 3
. OR .
COMM 2200 Business Communications 3
FMGT 2200 Foundations of Banking 3
BMGT 2216 Business Ethics 3
TOTAL . 12



The Certificate of Banking Fundamentals was developed through a partnership between Columbus State Community
College, Heartland Bank,
and the Community Bankers Association of Ohio.
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