Commercial Banking Program Overview
The Commercial Banking Program (CBP) at Mays Business School, a flagship internship program in the Department of Finance, is designed to equip students with the best practices for a career in commercial banking. CBP provides a rich developmental environment by combining formal learning, industry experience, and professional mentoring.
Key benefits of CBP include:
- Coursework specifically designed to develop banking industry skills
- One compensated internship
- Mentorship with banking executives
- Social networking events with peers, former students, and banking professionals
- Credit Analyst Certification sponsored by Risk Management Association (RMA)
- Certificate in Commercial Banking (Undergraduate business honors/finance majors only)
- FINC 462 – Commercial Bank Management (major elective, 3 credit hours) Spring Only
- FINC 463 – Seminar in Commercial Banking ( major elective, 3 credit hours) Fall Only
- FINC 472 – Real Estate Finance (major elective, 3 credit hours)
- FINC 484** – Internship (general elective, 0-3 credit hours) Summer Only
- FINC 489 – SPTP: Credit Analyst Course (major elective, 3 credit hours) Spring Only
- **- FINC 484 is offered in the summer in residence with a member bank.
Please contact Ms. Jennifer Garcia, CBP Advisor, or Rebecca Itz, MFM- CBP advisor, for questions on the CBP curriculum at email@example.com.
Prior to admission, all Commercial Banking Program (CBP) applicants will interview for potential internship placement with a CBP bank. Only the students who are selected for internships will be accepted into the program. The selection criteria is at sole discretion of CBP member banks.