Commercial Banking Program

The modern banking industry represents an exciting - and growing - career opportunity. Roles within the banking industry vary greatly and include operations, technology, lending and credit risk analysis.

The Commercial Banking Program at Marquette offers a diverse range of courses, including an entry-level course in banking, an overview of the primary leadership functions in the banking environment, and a course focusing on risk management and the risk evaluation process which banks engage in as they execute their duties and responsibilities.

The Commercial Banking Program is accepting applications on an ongoing basis.

For more information or to indicate interest in the program, please contact Dr. Kent Belasco.

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  • First Commercial Banking Program conference on Fintech, John Waupsch (seating right) keynote speaker, January 2018
  • First annual Commercial Banking Club golf outing, April 2018
  • Commercial Banking students and Dr. Belasco meet with Senator David Craig as the Wisconsin Legislature announces measures to support financial education
  • BMO Harris Field trip to Chicago, January 2018
  • Jennifer Gigot, 2018 Financial Executives Institute Outstanding Senior Award
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Money Museum Field Trip, January 2018
  • Wintrust Bank, Chicago, Field trip visit, January 2018

Curriculum

Banking curriculum - four year plan

Sophomore year

  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • Introduction to Banking
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Summer: Banking Internship

Junior Year

  • Bank Leadership
  • Investment Analysis
  • Summer: Banking Internship

Senior Year

  • Bank Risk Management
  • Applied Financial Modeling