Dec 15, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Financial Counseling and Planning, BS


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About the Program

Do you enjoy math but want to do more than crunch numbers for a career? In financial counseling and planning, you’ll learn how to combine your financial aptitude with communication skills to help others achieve financial security. The program is registered with the Certified Financial Planner Board, and successful completion of the program satisfies the education component of the CFP certification process. For more information, please visit here.

Degree Requirements


120 Credits Required

Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (67-72 credits)


Electives (14-20 credits)


University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning

For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.

Prerequisite Information:


For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.


 

Program Requirements


16-17 Credits


Spring 1st Year


14-15 Credits


14-15 Credits


16 Credits


15 Credits


15 Credits


Summer 3rd Year


2-3 Credits


14 Credits


13-15 Credits


Notes


  • A student may elect the Pass / Not-Pass option for elective courses only, unless an academic unit requires that a specific departmental course/s be taken Pass / Not-Pass.  Students may elect to take University Core Curriculum courses Pass / Not-Pass; however, some major Plans of Study require courses that also fulfill UCC foundational outcomes.  In such cases, students may not elect the Pass / Not-Pass option.  A maximum of 24 credits of elective courses under the Pass / Not-pass grading option can be used toward graduation requirements. For further information, students should refer to the College of Health and Human Sciences Pass / Not-Pass Policy.
  • Students must complete 32 credit hours of Purdue coursework at the 30000 level or above for graduation.
  • 2.0 GPA required for graduation
  • Field Experience: Students may opt for the Study Abroad Internship Program in Dublin, London, or Sydney (6 credits) or complete the Interns for Indiana Internship (3 credits) to fulfill this requirement.

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program. 

For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


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