Career Cluster:  Finance CTE Program:  Finance
Career Cluster Pathway:  Financial & Investment Planning Industry Certification:  Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Bundle
16 CORE CURRICULUM CREDITS 8 ADDITIONAL CREDITS
ENGLISH 

4 credits

MATH 

4 credits

SCIENCE

3 credits,
2 with lab

SOCIAL
STUDIES

 3 credits

OTHER REQUIRED COURSES
FINE ARTS (1 cdt)
PHYSICAL EDUCATION (1 cdt)
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION COURSES RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES
(Aligned with Community College & State University System Programs)
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  • Students are encouraged to explore careers and postsecondary options at "http://fldoe.org/academics/college-career-planning.
  • Students are also encouraged to participate in dual enrollment courses which may be used to satisfy high school graduation or Bright Futures Gold Seal Vocational Scholars course requirements.
  • One course within the 24 credit program must be an online course. Cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for 24 credit program
9 English I Algerbra I Earth Science American History Fine Arts (1 cdt) Finance and Business Technology  
10 English II Geometry Biology World History Physical Education (1cdt) Accounting Applications Foreign Language for SUS admission or other elective appropriate for student's career and education plan.
11 English III Algebra II Chemistry American Government/Economics   Financial Operations Personal Financial Planning
12 English IV Additional Math Anatomy and Physiology Psychology or Sociology   Financial Intership  
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Based on the Career Cluster of interest and identified career and technical education program, the following postsecondary options are available.
TECHNICAL CENTER PROGRAM(S)

Ridge Career Center Accounting

COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAM(S)

Polk State College-Accounting

UNIVERSITY PROGRAM(S)

University of Florida Keiser University

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Sample Career Specialties
Cashier Service Clerk Inventory Service Clerk Loan Processing Clerk Credit Assessment Assisttant Financial Advisor Assistant Financial Analysts Credit Manager Credit Officer
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Articulation and CTE Dual Enrollment Opportunities
Secondary to College Credit Certificate or Degree

Polk State College-Accounting 3 credits, CGS1061 Introduction to Computers 3 credits, CGS1100 Computer Applications for Business 3 credits, CGS1510 Spreadsheet Fundamentals

PSAV/PSV to AAS or AS/BS/BAS

Keiser University 3 credits FIN2006 Financial Management

Career and Technical Student Association
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda
Internship/Work Experience Recommendations
50 hours of work experience in a related area is recommended.