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  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

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.

Required Courses


  • Advanced economics course at the 3000-level or above   Credits: 3 hours

Elective Courses


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

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