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Academy of Finance

Do you see yourself as an innovative entrepreneur? Would you like to work in a financial career that helps people and businesses manage their money and invest in the stock market?

Academy of Finance students delve into the business world through intellectual exploration, hands-on experiences, and activities with local business professionals. Students will participate in an internship experience in a finance field of interest that helps them develop a business network in the local area. These opportunities help students to decide on their particular financial career path, whether it is economics, accounting, financial planning, or other areas of business.

Electives

Students planning to attend a four-year, postsecondary institution are advised to take at least two years of World Language.

Prerequisites

Completion of Algebra I prior to enrollment in academy coursework.

Successful Academy Students:

  • Maintain a C average in academy coursework.
  • Participate in job shadowing and student workshops.
  • Complete a semester internship during the spring of their senior year.
  • Successfully complete a pre-selected college-level course during their senior year.

Suggested Course Schedule

Below is a suggested high school course schedule for students interested in the Finance Academy
Grade Level Course 1 Course 2 Course 3 Course 4 Course 5 Course 6 Course 7
Ninth Grade English required Mathematics required Science required Social Studies required Fitness & Health required Technology Education required Fine Arts available
Tenth Grade English required Mathematics required Science required Social Studies required Elective available Elective available Elective available
Eleventh Grade English required Mathematics required Science required Social Studies required Elective available Academy of Finance I G/T 566M
Twelfth Grade English required Mathematics required Elective available Elective available Academy of Finance II G/T 567M