Make an investment in your future, and enjoy the returns of a rewarding career. Whether in an investment firm, credit union, securities firm, or elsewhere, a degree in Banking is an excellent way to build a career from your interest in the financial world.
Degree Type: BS

If you want to succeed in the world of banking, the CBU Banking program is here to equip you with the analytical tools and problem-solving skills you need.

With a Banking degree from CBU, you’ll have the resources and expertise of two schools behind you: CBU’s School of Business and the Barret School of Banking, which is housed on the university’s campus. Barret’s faculty, including nationally known speakers, successful professionals, and leaders in the field, teach many of the program’s courses. They all bring their extensive firsthand experience in career paths right to you in the classroom. The minor is also an option for students who want to explore banking in addition to other fields.

What You’ll Study

The major requires 121 credit hours. You’ll take CBU general education and liberal arts courses, business core courses, and courses in:

  • Money and banking
  • Capital markets and institutions
  • Commercial banking

You will also complete a project in finance.

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Careers include a variety of environments, from local community banks to international investment firms. Bankers can advise and serve companies, business leaders, and individuals.

  • Commercial lender
  • Bank manager
  • Investment banker
  • Securities trader

Is Banking for You?

Banking students often share similar mindsets and ways of thinking. If you identify with some of the skills and interests on this list, a career in banking may be a good fit for you:

  • Analyzing data
  • Problem solving
  • Interest in banking
  • Evaluating and advising
  • Professional ethics

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