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    Florida State College at Jacksonville
   
 
  Oct 04, 2022
 
2022-2023 Catalog [Aug. 2022-Aug. 2023] 
  
2022-2023 Catalog [Aug. 2022-Aug. 2023]

Financial Technology (FinTech) (4301) (A.T.C.)


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Advanced Technical Certificate

This is a Selective Access program.

Mission/Purpose

The mission of the Financial Technology (FinTech) program is to educate, train, and develop students for careers in the  financial industry. The curriculum focuses on the study of current technologies as their application in the financial industry. The program emphasizes regulatory and ethical considerations and the technology used in the preparation and analysis of financial data as well as the development of critical thinking skills so that students enter the industry well prepared.

The Program

The Advanced Technical Certificate (A.T.C.) is exclusively for the student who has earned an associate's degree from an accredited institution and is now seeking a career change or certification. The Financial Technology (FinTech) courses identified in this A.T.C. will provide employment opportunities for gradudates that may include banks, credit unions, and other finance-related organizations.  

All courses in this technical certificate are also included in the Information Systems Technology (S301) (B.A.S.)  degree. Students have the option of applying all of the coursework completed in this program toward a bachelor's degree.

A minimum grade of C or higher must be achieved in all professional coursework.

The Career

The Bureau of Labor Statistics continues to project growth in the employment of financial analysts. For specific information, projections, and salary expectations, please visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics at bls.gov.

Application Procedure

This is a Selective Access program option. Only those who meet the criteria below are eligible to be admitted. Applicants must submit an application for admission into A.T.C. in Financial Technology (FinTech) program. The following criteria apply:

Applicants must submit an application for admission into A.T.C. in Financial Technology (FinTech) program. The following criteria apply:

  1. Applicants must have graduated with at least an associate's degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university.
  2. Applicants must have a 2.0 overall grade point average.

Need More Information? Contact:

(904) 598-5676 or net@fscj.edu

Graduation Requirements


In order to be awarded an advanced technical certificate, students must have met the following requirements.

  1. Students must fulfill the specific program requirements as outlined in the Florida State College at Jacksonville Catalog.
  2. Earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (C) on a 4.0 scale on all courses attempted at Florida State College at Jacksonville.
  3. Completed the required courses as set forth in the curriculum.
  4. Completed at least one-fourth (25 percent) of the total hours required for the program in residence at Florida State College at Jacksonville.
  5. Students must have fulfilled all financial obligations to the College before they may graduate.
Note: Students are cautioned to pay particular attention to the following statements.
  • A student's graduation date will be the date of the end of the College term in which the student has fulfilled all academic requirements. (The removal of an incomplete grade does not affect students' graduation dates since the grade change is effective at the end of the term in which the incomplete grade was assigned rather than the term in which the incomplete work was made up.)
  • Students who enter under the (2022/2023) catalog will be assigned to the degree or certificate requirements in effect during the 2022/2023 academic year. The student's assigned catalog year will remain in effect as long as the student maintains continuous enrollment. Changes to requirements as mandated by law or by rule of the District Board of Trustees may supersede this provision.
  • Many courses in this catalog have prerequisite requirements and/or corequisite courses listed in the course descriptions. Students are advised to be guided by these requirements.

Articulation


This certificate articulates directly into the Information Systems Technology (S301) (B.A.S.)  degree. Students may pursue one or more certificates to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular field, or pursue the A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while completing the requirements for the degree. Contact an advisor to determine the career education path that is best for you.

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