Academic Catalogs

Finance, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CM_BAFN

Control Number: 42294

Not Financial Aid Eligible

The Finance Certificate of Achievement is designed to develop analytic and critical thinking skills in the financial area in businesses.  Courses emphasize financial accounting, securities valuation, financial analysis, cash flow and investment management.

Program Outcomes

  1. Function effectively in an entry-level or training position in the Finance, Treasurer or Investment Department of a small to mid-size enterprise or as an entry-level or training analyst in an investment banking or financial services firm.
  2. Effectively apply and utilize the accounting and financial principles and techniques they have learned in a business environment or at a four-year college business administration program.
  3. Determine the viability and net cash flows of security and capital investments.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
ACCT A101Financial Accounting4
or ACCT A102 Managerial Accounting
BUS A100Introduction to Business3
or BUS A110 Business Law
BUS A200Business Finance3
Total Units10

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
Financial Accounting
or Managerial Accounting
BUS A100
Introduction to Business
or Business Law
Semester 2
BUS A200 Business Finance 3
 Total Units10