Minor Area of Specialization in Financial Technology (STEM)

The minor in Financial Technology (FinTech) is for Miami Herbert Business School students who wish to better understand the delivery and use of financial services through use of technological innovation and automation of the financial sector. The FinTech minor combines classes in both Finance and Business Technology and prepares students for careers in the broader FinTech industry.

Curriculum Requirements

The 12-credit-hour minor in Financial Technology consists of the following (all courses must be taken within the current pre-requisite structure):

Pre-Requisite Courses
Fundamentals of Finance (taken as part of the Business Core for Business students)
Investment and Security Markets 1
Required Courses
BTE 420Python Programming for Fintech3
BTE 422Tech Foundations of Fintech3
FIN 410Financial Institutions and Markets 23
FIN 418Fundamentals of Fintech 33
Total Credit Hours12

Pre-requisite is FIN 302


Pre-requisites are FIN 302 and FIN 320


Pre-requisites are FIN 302 AND FIN 303 OR FIN 320


NOTE:  All specific coursework for the minor in Financial Technology must be completed with a grade of "C-" or higher.  A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required for all specific coursework taken in the minor area of specialization.