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Columbus State University

Course Details

FTA 4001. Foundations of FinTech (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing or consent of instructor. This course provides students with an overview of FinTech and its applications in financial services.

FTA 4002. FinTech Technologies (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing. This course surveys the tools and architecture of financial services technologies with a focus on emerging applications in the rapidly changing landscape of FinTech including IVR, APIs, ISO, XML structures, POS, cybersecurity, and distributed ledger technologies.

FTA 4003. Commercial Banking and Fintech (3-0-3) Equivalent Course:FINC 3135. In this course, students will learn about the principles and practices of commercial bank management, bank regulation, and the tradeoffs between risk and return. Challenges presented by the FinTech revolution, including traditional and emergent competitors as well as demographic, social, and technology forces driving change in the industry, will be integrated throughout the entire course.