Quinnipiac University

BS in Financial Technology (FinTech) Curriculum

Our curriculum builds industry-specific knowledge and skills while giving you the flexibility to customize your schedule based on your needs. Below are the course requirements for the Financial Technology program, and an example of what your academic experience might look like.

BS in Financial Technology Curriculum

Graduation with a BS in Financial Technology requires that the student complete 122 credits.

Code Title Credits
Business Core Curriculum 43
Complete the Business Core Cirruculum  
University Curriculum 34
Complete the University Curriculum for the School of Business  
Financial Technology Core 21
FIN 301 Introduction to FinTech 3
CIS 245 Programming with Python 3
FIN 310 Investment Analysis 3
FIN 320 Financial Modeling 3
FIN 325 Financial Analytics Using Python 3
FIN 331 OR CIS 371 Decentralized Finance OR Introduction to Blockchain Technology for Business 3
FIN 425 Advanced Financial Analytics 3
Financial Technology Electives 9
Students must complete 9 credits of financial technology electives  
BAN 220 Data Mining for Business Insights 3
BAN 420 Machine Learning and AI For Business 3
CIS 350 Data Analysis / Excel 3
DS 300 Tools for Data Science 3
DS 399 Applied time Series Analysis and Forecasting 3
DS 380 Data Mining 3
DS 385 Machine Learning 3
EC 365 Econometrics 3
FIN 440 Fixed Income Analytics 3
FIN 450 Applied Portfolio Management 3
FIN 470 Trading Strategies and Practices 3
FIN 485 Derivatives 3
Open Electives 15
Students must complete 15 credits of open electives. This curriculum leaves room for financial tecnhnology majors to minor in computer science. Related courses e.g. JRN 488: The International Money Trail can taken as open electives.  
Total Credits 122