Accounting and Finance: Financial Services

The Accounting and Finance: Financial Services curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting and finance profession. Accountants and finance professionals assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

Course work may include accounting, finance, ethics, business law, computer applications, financial planning, insurance, marketing, real estate, selling, and taxation. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Financial Services is a track under the curriculum title of Accounting and Finance. It is designed to provide students with the knowledge necessary for employment in various financial industries and services.

For more information, contact Tim Broadwell, Instructional Coordinator, at 252-493-7308 or tbroadwell@email.pittcc.edu.

Banks and Credit Unions
Insurance Companies
Mortgage Companies
Brokerage Firms

Principles of Financial Accounting
Principles of Managerial Accounting
Financial Planning
Business Insurance
Personal Finance
Investment Analysis
Fraud Examination
Introduction to Business
Business Law
Business Finance
Statistical Analysis
Introduction to Computers
Spreadsheet
Database Utilization
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Business Ethics
International Business

Students will understand the preparation and presentation of financial statements, such as the Income Statement and Balance Sheets.
Students will be able to analyze and interpret investment alternatives and report findings to users of financial information.
Students will be able to review a customer’s financial picture and recommend strategies to achieve the customer’s objective.
Students will learn specialized topics like Fraud Examination, Business Law, Database Utilization, Finance, and Statistical Analysis.