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Adult and Graduate Information Session

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Taught by expert faculty, our classes are:

State Approved

Accelerated

Classes are designed to help you obtain your degree in as little time as possible. Courses are 7-week accelerated terms.

Convenient

Convenient

Courses are held in the evenings on campus, or during the day at GEICO. Some classes are held completely online, with no need for any face-to-face meetings. Please see the schedule below.

Affordable

Cost Effective

Our courses are competitively priced and often covered by GEICO. Find out more in Frequently Asked Questions.

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The Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise at Florida Southern College has taken its place among the most respected university business schools in the world by earning accreditation from AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Only 5% of the schools of business in the world are accredited by this organization, and Florida Southern is the only AACSB-accredited school in Polk County.

Registration is open through Fall 2017

Remember to check with a GEICO HR representative to make sure the courses you plan to take will be covered.

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Upcoming Start Dates:

Adult Spring 2B: 3/13 - 4/29/2017
Adult Summer 3A: 5/1 - 6/19/2017
Adult Summer 3B: 6/27 - 8/15/2017
Summer D: 5/4 - 6/23/2017
Adult Fall 1A: 8/22/2017 - 10/9/2017
Adult Fall 1B: 10/11/2017 - 12/9/2017

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MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Interested in a flexible schedule MBA? Check out Florida Southern’s MBA program.

Are you a Lakeland GEICO associate? Attend a Lunch and Learn Program:

Monday, March 27th from 4:30 - 5 P.M.
Monday, April 24th from 12:00 - 1 P.M.

GEICO Development FAIR:

Wednesday, April 5th from 11 A.M. - 2 P.M.

Questions? Contact

Hannah Baron
Admission Counselor and Advisor
863.680.4463
hbaron@flsouthern.edu

Course Schedules

Attendance is required in all classes. | View technical requirements for online courses 

Schedules

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  • SPRING
    • 2A:  January 11 - March 1, 2017
    • 2B: March 13 - April 29, 2017
  • SUMMER
    • 3A: May 1 - June 19, 2017
    • 3B: June 27 - August 15, 2017
    • D: May 5 - June 24, 2017
  • FALL
  • 1A: August 22 - October 9, 2017
  • 1B: October 11 - December 9, 2017

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Fall Term
Adult Undergraduate 1A
August 22 - October 9, 2017
ACC 2111 Foundations of Financial Accounting, 4 credit hours. Monday/Wednesday at FSC 6:30-9:30 PM
BUS 3160 Marketing Principles, 4 credit hours. Online.
BUS 3311 Legal Environment of Business, 4 credit hours. Online.
BUS 3453 Managerial Finance, 4 credit hours. Online
ECO 2205 Principles of Microeconomics, 4 credit hours. Online.
Fall Term
Adult Undergraduate 1B
October 11 - December 9, 2017
ACC 2112 Foundations of Managerial Accounting, 4 credit hours. Monday/Wednesday at FSC 6:30-9:30 PM
ECO 2205 Principles of Microeconomics, 4 credit hours. Monday/Wednesday at GEICO
5:30pm - 8:30 PM
ECO 2207 Principles of Macroeconomics, 4 credit hours. Online
MAT 2022 Elementary Statistics, 4 credit hours. Hybrid (First Class is Thursday 6:30 - 9:30 PM, then every other Saturday from 9 AM - 5 PM) 
Spring Term
Adult Undergraduate 2A
January 11 - March 1, 2017
ACC 2111 Foundations of Financial Accounting, 4 credit hours. Online
BUS 3311 Legal Environment of Business, 4 credit hours.
Hybrid (Monday's at GEICO & Online)
12:00pm - 1:00pm
ECO 2205 Principles of Microeconomics, 4 credit hours.
Monday/Wednesday at FSC (Becker)
6:30pm - 9:30pm
BUS 3453 Managerial Finance, 4 credit hours. Tuesday/Thursday at GEICO
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Spring Term
Adult Undergraduate 2B
March 13 - April 29, 2017
ACC 2112 Foundations of Managerial Accounting, 4 credit hours. Online
ECO 2205 Principles of Microeconomics, 4 credit hours.
Hybrid (Monday's at GEICO & Online)
12:00pm - 1:00pm
ECO 2207 Principles of Macroeconomics, 4 credit hours.
Monday/Wednesday at FSC (Becker)
6:30pm - 9:30pm
MAT 2022 Elementary Statistics, 4 credit hours. Saturday at FSC (Polk Science Bldg) 8:00am - 5:00pm
Summer Term
Adult Undergraduate 3A
May 1 - June 19, 2017

ACC 2111 Foundations of Financial Accounting, 4 credit hours.
Monday/Wednesday at GEICO
5:30pm-8:30pm

BUS 3453 Managerial Finance, 4 credit hours. Hybrid (Monday's at GEICO & Online) 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Summer Term
Adult Undergraduate 3B
June 27 - August 15, 2017
ACC 2112 Foundations of Managerial Accounting, 4 credit hours. Monday/Wednesday at GEICO
5:30pm - 8:30pm
BUS 3160 Marketing Principles, 4 credit hours. Hybrid (Monday's at GEICO & Online) 12:00pm - 1:00pm
BUS 3311 Legal Environment of Business, 4 credit hours.
Monday/Wednesday at GEICO
5:30pm - 8:30pm
BUS 3666 Leadership Competencies, 4 credit hours. Online
ECO 2207 Principles of Macroeconomics, 4 credit hours. Online
MAT 2022 Elementary Statistics, 4 credit hours. Online
Summer Term
Undergraduate Summer D
May 4 - June 23, 2017
BUS 3160 Marketing Principles, 4 credit hours. Online
ECO 2205 Microeconomics, 4 credit hours. Online
ECO 2111 Financial Accounting, 4 credit hours. Online
MAT 2022 Elementary Statistics, 4 credit Hours. Online

Course Descriptions

ACC 2111 - Foundations of Financial Accounting
Four credit hours. To understand accounting for corporations.

ACC 2112 - Foundations of Managerial Accounting
Four credit hours. Prerequisite: ACC 2111 Managerial accounting and analysis.

BUS 3160 - Marketing Principles
Four credit hours. Prerequisites: ECO 2205.
Marketing principles, functions, organizations, methods, and problems involved in the exchange process known as marketing; a managerial perspective that revolves around the marketing concept and the marketing mix.

BUS 3311 - Legal Environment of Business
Four credit hours. Introduction to commercial, property, administrative, constitutional and liability law, and the American court system, with special emphasis on how it affects people in business.  Students will engage in evaluation, analysis, and application of legal doctrines to business and personal situations.

BUS 3453 - Managerial Finance
Four credit hours. Prerequisites: ACC 2112 and ECO 2205 and ECO 2207. Planning and controlling sources and uses of a firm's funds.  Includes capital budgeting, dividend policies, determination of optimal capital structure, and internal vs. external financing of expansion. 

BUS 3666 - Leadership Competencies
Four credit hours. Prerequisites: BUS 2217. Study and application of cases, concepts, and theories related to leadership. Experiential exercises are used to simulate leadership situations and facilitate growth in leadership skills and abilities

BUS 3705 - Business Information Systems
Four credit hours. Provides an overview of business data processing and management information systems.  Covers introductory concepts of systems analysis techniques, nature of computer applications in business, problem solving, and discusses the future of information technology.

ECO 2205 - Principles of Microeconomics
Four credit hours. Consumer behavior and aggregation to markets, producer behavior, theory of the firm, and aggregation to markets analysis:  production and pricing of goods, factors of production and their attendant input markets and distribution of output, elasticities and incidence of a tax.

ECO 2207 - Principles of Macroeconomics
Four credit hours. National income and product accounts; theory of aggregate supply and demand, employment, consumption, investment, price level, economic growth, money, currency exchange, the Federal Reserve, interest rates, and comparative economic systems.

MAT 2022 - Elementary Statistics
Four credit hours. Students use statistical methods to analyze data from real world situations and make inferences. These methods involve descriptive analysis, probability distributions, correlation, linear regression, the Central Limit Theorem, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.

Academic Advising

Your academic advisor is available to help you with all your academic advising needs. To schedule an appointment with Hannah, please contact her directly. Hannah is the Academic Advisor for all GEICO associates.

Hannah Baron

Admission Counselor and Advisor
Phone:  863.680.4463
E-mail: hbaron@flsouthern.edu
Ms. Baron is available by appointment only.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the five core courses required by GEICO offered by Florida Southern College?
ACC 2111 - Foundations of Financial Accounting
ACC 2112 - Foundations of Managerial Accounting
*ECO 2205 - Principles of Microeconomics
BUS 3453 - Managerial Finance**
MAT 2022 - Elementary Statistics
*Associate must complete either Micro or Macro
**Prerequisite course: ECO 2205

What are the GEICO core course electives (choose three) offered by Florida Southern College?
BUS 3160 - Marketing Principles
BUS 3311 - Legal Environment of Business
BUS 3666 - Leadership Competencies**
BUS 3705 - Business Information Systems
BUS 4430 - Business Ethics, Communication, and Risk Management
*ECO 2207 - Principles of Macroeconomics
PSY 3336 - Industrial and Organizational Psychology
COM 1500 - Fundamentals of Speech
SPC/COM 2200 - Advanced Public Speaking
*Associate must complete either Micro or Macro
**Prerequisite course: BUS 2217

How do I check my grade and print out my grade?
Logon to the FSC Portal and click on the Student tab on the top of the page. Under students on the left hand side of the page, click on Grade Report. Enter the correct term and then click on View Final Grade Report.

Registration & Withdrawal

I need help enrolling in a class. 
Please review our helpful video tutorials to learn how to navigate the portal on our resource page.

Who is the human resources representative at GEICO that can provide me with authorization to enroll in classes at Florida Southern College?
Consuelo Flores in the GEICO HR office can be contacted at coflores@geico.com or by phone at 863.619.4975.

I need to submit a bill for the courses, how do I print this out?
Log on to the FSC Portal and click on the Student tab at the top of the page. Next click on the Financial Info on the left hand side of the page. Click on the CASHNet my Account Info.  Click on the Course and Fee Statement.

Do I have to earn a certain grade in my courses?
Yes, a grade of “C” or better must be earned in all courses.

 

I can’t continue my enrollment in my course(s).  How do I drop the course(s) from my schedule?
You must drop the course either on the FSC portal or drop the course by emailing Adrienne Sapp in the Registrar’s office at asapp@flsouthern.edu. The email must include your first and last name, FSC student ID number, the course(s) you want to drop, and which term the course(s) is in. Simply, not attending the class or notifying the professor that you are dropping the class does not officially drop you from the course.

TRANSCRIPTS

How do I request a transcript from Florida Southern College?
We offer online transcript ordering through our partner National Student Clearinghouse. The cost is $7.50 per copy and you will need a credit card and a valid email account. Transcripts will not be released if there is an outstanding balance on your FSC account. If you have questions, please contact the Registrar Office at 863.680.4127.

 

Technical Requirements & Support

What are the technical requirements for taking an online course with Florida Southern College,
See our online technical requirements

When will technical support be provided for online students and faculty? Who do they contact?
Students needing assistance should first contact their instructor. If the problem cannot be resolved at the instructor level, students may contact the Help Desk at 863.616.6426. Technical support for online workshops will be offered by FSC’s Tech Buddies and is available all year long.

How do I obtain my ID# if I have lost or misplaced it?
Please email evening@flsouthern.edu or call the Office of Adult and Graduate Admission at 863.680.4463 and it will be retrieved for you.

 
 

Costs & Financial Aid

How do I pay for my classes and how much are they?
Please see Consuelo Flores in the GEICO HR office to understand how the GEICO tuition reimbursement plan pays for your courses.

I am enrolled, but need to fill out the Guarantee Note.  Where can I find that?
Please log into the Financial Aid section under the Student tab of FSC Portal with your FSC ID# and password to complete the FSC Employer Guarantee Note. If you have any questions regarding your student account, please contact the Office of Student Accounts at 863.680.4154 (M-F, 8:00 AM–4:00 PM).

Is Financial Aid available for courses not covered by GEICO?
Financial aid is available if you qualify. For questions regarding financial aid, please call the Office of Financial Aid at 863.680.4140 (M-F, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.).

Is a payment plan available for payment of my courses? Yes, if interested please contact Jackie Myers at 863.616.6402 or via email at jmyers2@flsouthern.edu.