Finance Academy Goals
Students in the Finance Academy learn about the following:
- Consumer Credit
- Personal Money Management
- Accounting Applications
- Job Preparation
- Bank Management
- Team-Building / Problem-Solving Skills
- Financial Career Planning
To further understand the world of Finance, we:
- Tour First Federal Bank in Lake City
- Tour Federal Reserve in Jacksonville
- Take Walking Field Trips with projects
Students in the Finance Academy must meet the following Requirments:
- 2.5 GPA
- No Discipline Issues
- Good Attendance
- Interest in Finance
(Certain requirements may be waived upon approval of administration)
Accounting: Learn about the principles of accounting as it applies to business! This class involves Quickbooks Certification, a preference for many jobs in business!
Financial Internship & Job: The First Federal Bulldog Bank offers internships and four paid manager positions. These positions count as an elective. You may also intern in our Bulldog Store!
Personal Finance: Learn how to manage and budget your personal money! Learn about bank accounts, auto purchasing, buying a house, loans, credit cards, stocks & bonds, and more!
Computing for College & Careers: Train and certify in Microsoft products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.