Minor in Financial Technology

About the Minor

Financial technology is the application of technology in providing financial services to clients and competes with traditional methods for providing these services. It includes, but is not limited to, cryptocurrencies, peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding, initial coin offerings, and the technology-based alternatives to personal advising or trading. For additional information about this Minor please contact the Department of Finance. 

Admission Requirements

Must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at the University.


  • No more than 2 courses or 8.0 credits can be counted towards any additional major/minor/co-major or certificate.
  • No more than two transfer courses may be used to complete this minor. Transfer credits must be taken before matriculated at Drexel.
  • Students should check the pre-requisites of all classes when selecting electives. It is the responsibility of the student to know pre-requisites.
  • Cannot do a major and a minor in the same field of study.

For more information please contact LeBow College Undergraduate Advising Office at lebowadv@drexel.edu and visit the Undergraduate Advisors website

Program Requirements

Please note the following prerequisites are required to complete the Minor in Financial Technology: FIN 301, FIN 302, FIN 321, INFO 101, ENGR 131 or ENGR 132 & PHYS 102.

Required Courses
ACCT 115Financial Accounting Foundations4.0
or ACCT 110 Accounting for Professionals
FIN 339Fintech4.0
FIN 340Seminar in Finance4.0
Select from the following:12.0
Network Administration I
Information Technology Security I
Applied Cryptography
Information Technology Security Risk Assessment
Introductory Programming for Engineers
Programming for Engineers
Programming for Engineers II
Digital Logic Design
Foundations of Electric Circuits I
Financial Institutions and Markets
Total Credits24.0
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