A.A. Finance

Program Description

Finance is an area of increasing importance in the business world. It is experiencing change in organization and style. CRC offers students the opportunity to learn both business and personal finance concepts necessary for survival in the business world and in the home. Whether it is a course or a career, knowledge of finance is an important and essential part of any well prepared business professional's background. Many people find a fast-paced, exciting career in finance.

Career Opportunities

  • Stockbroker
  • Insurance Representative
  • Tax Consultant
  • Financial Planner
  • Bank Employee
  • Entrepreneur
  • Government Service
  • Investment Counselor
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Retirement Specialist

Some Career Opportunities may require more than two years of college study.


  • Hands-on experience on the use of computers for business purposes
  • Opportunities for work experience in local government and business
  • Faculty include certified financial planners and investment executives
  • A lab with tutorial assistance

Note to Transfer Students:
If you are interested in transferring to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in this major, it is critical that you meet with a CRC counselor to select and plan the courses for your major. Schools vary widely in terms of the required preparation. The courses that CRC requires for an associate’s degree in this major may be different from the requirements needed for the bachelor’s degree.

For information about the student learning outcomes for this program, see