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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Banking and Finance Technology


Program Description:

The Banking and Finance Technology (BFT) program is designed to prepare prospective students for the varied career opportunities in the progressive field of financial services. The financial services industry includes commercial banks, savings and loan associations, finance companies, credit unions, businesses, real estate, insurance, and educational facilities. The program is designed to provide an introduction and an overview of the financial services industry, and the opportunities for the student or employee to develop basic financial knowledge and abilities, along with the required competencies and social skills necessary for employment/advancement in the field of finance. Courses in finance, computers, and academics are included.

This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from Hinds Community College.  Where a transfer to a senior college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a community college counselor for advisement.

Campus Location:

Online - 601.987.8122

**Completion Award: Career Certificate in Banking and Finance Technology 30-31 SH

**Completion Award: Technical Certificate in Banking and Finance Technology 45-46 SH

Associate of Applied Science

**Completion Award: Associate of Applied Science in Banking and Finance Technology 60-63 SH

**Additional Graduation Requirements:

  • Orientation - Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take Orientation (LLS 1312 /RST 1312 ) to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement.
  • Assessment - An Assessment Prep review course(s) and Skills Assessment exam(s) are required to graduate from this program.