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2023-2024 General Catalog 
2023-2024 General Catalog


Banking and Finance Diploma

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The banking & finance profession is seeking highly motivated, dedicated and well-educated people. The field is especially attractive and fulfilling to those who have good problem-solving skills and enjoy working with people.

As part of the Accounting Associate Program, the Banking & Finance Diploma offers students the opportunity to enter the work force after completion, complete the Accounting Assistant Diploma, complete the entire Accounting Associate Degree and/or further their education.

The content-specific courses (Principles of Banking, Principles of Finance, Intro to Commercial Lending, and Intro to Investments) are offered as hybrid delivery courses. Microsoft Teams and/or other software will be utilized for teaching and learning.  Other courses may be taken face-to-face, hybrid, or online.

Software training will include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks Pro, and Sage50, and 10-Key Mastery.

Possible Certifications and/or Proficiencies include:

  • Microsoft Excel
  • QuickBooks Pro
  • 10-Key Mastery
  • Banking and Finance Certifications (To Be Determined)

Enrollment Date: Fall Semester
Minimum Required Credits:  32
Campus: Fort Dodge, Storm Lake, and Webster City
Department: Business
CIP#: 52.03010200

Program Outcomes:

  1. Apply effective business or career-related communication.
  2. Demonstrate business or career-related human relations skills.
  3. Solve business or career-related problems.

Program of Study

Diploma Total Hours: 32

Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of Iowa Central Community College not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identify, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status. 

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact the Vice President of Human Resources, Iowa Central Community College, One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501; Telephone: 515-574-1138, Email:, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339 Email: 

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