Students must complete 120 hours of coursework to graduate. Program faculty will guide students through their studies, allowing them to benefit from their years of industry knowledge. In addition, students will become part of a program with a tradition of achievement! PFP program students have placed in the top three teams in the National Collegiate Financial Planning Competition (sponsored by Ameriprise Financial, Inc.) in seven of the last twelve years.
Admission to the personal financial planning program requires completion of FSHS 105 (Introduction to Personal and Family Finance) with a grade of B or better. A sample of professional courses includes: Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning, Investing for the Family’s Future, Estate Planning for Families, Personal Income Taxation, Financial Counseling, and Advanced Personal and Family Finance. See the full list of required courses below: