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Business Studies



Business Studies: Banking

Online Undergraduate Program
Take the next step in your career and earn a banking degree online at the University of Jamestown. Our accredited, online banking degree program is flexible for your schedule, allowing you to work toward your bachelor of arts degree at your pace. As a banking major at the University of Jamestown, you will be prepared for diverse opportunities in agricultural, business and personal lending, underwriting, asset and liability management, and other banking-related careers. Upon completion, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of the core areas of the banking industry and the related ethical responsibilities
  • Effective communication skills, acquired from our liberal arts approach to business education
  • The ability to think critically by integrating the areas of wealth management in the development of a comprehensive financial plan
  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment in which banks operate, with the ability to be prepared for audits and regulatory exams
  • Worksite learning experiences and business relationships relevant to your career objectives, acquired through our integrated internship program
Designed with your career in mind

Our online banking degree program was designed in close collaboration with the North Dakota Bankers Association.

Setting you up for success.

Whether you want to advance or change your career, our online banking degree program provides the courses and flexibility you need to succeed. With transfer credit options and 24/7 access to our online classroom, you can complete your degree on your terms.

Improve your skill set & advance your career, with banking courses online.

Our curriculum of online classes include accounting, business law and management, risk analysis, regulation and compliance, and more, giving you the complete skill set and tools you’ll need to succeed in a banking career.


  • Investment Associate
  • Loan Officer
  • Underwriter
  • Branch Manager
  • Credit Analyst
  • Internal Auditor


Students must complete 39 credit hours, at $330 per credit, to complete the program. The other 85 credits required for graduation with a Bachelor of Arts should be completed in the form of general education, transfer credits, and/or CLEP tests.


Course Title (credits)
Acct 201 Principles of Accounting I (3)
Econ 201 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
Acct 202 Principles of Accounting II (3)
Econ 202 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
Busn 302 Principles of Banking (3)
Busn 312 Financial Statements and Analysis (3)
Comm 312 Writing in the Professions (3)
Course Title (credits)
Busn 315 Business Law I (3)
Busn 321 Business Management (3)
Busn 323 Credit Underwriting (3)
Busn 333 Banking Regulation and Compliance (3)

Agricultural Finance and Price Risk Analysis (3)

Asset and Liability Management (3)
Busn 431 Banking Capstone and Internship (3)

Andrea Twedt
Andrea Twedt, PhD
Director of Online Business/Communications
Committed to helping you succeed — both in and out of the classroom.

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