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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Personal Financial Planning (FNPJ)(24 hours)

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Personal financial planners guide people in planning for their financial future by assisting them with investments, tax planning, and insurance decisions. Students will gain knowledge of valuation of securities, insurance, estate planning, retirement planning, and employee benefits. Career opportunities in this growing field exist for personal financial planning majors in commercial banking, personal financial planning, insurance and money management. This major is certified by the CFP Board. Students who take the indicated elective courses meet the formal education requirement to sit for the CFP® Certification examination.

Elective Courses

Select five additional courses (15 credit hours) from the following:

Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement

The following course meets the baccalaureate-level writing requirement for the major:

Advanced ECON Requirement

The advanced ECON requirement may be met by taking one of the following:

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