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2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 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.

Division of Consumer Science

Financial Counseling and Planning Major Change (CODO) Requirements  

Degree Requirements


120 Credits Required

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


Electives (19-24 credits)


University Core Requirements


For a complete listing of University Core Course Selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.
  • Human Cultures: Behavioral/Social Science (BSS)
  • Human Cultures: Humanities (HUM)
  • Information Literacy (IL)
  • Oral Communication (OC)
  • Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
  • Science #1 (SCI)
  • Science #2 (SCI)
  • Science, Technology, and Society (STS)
  • Written Communication (WC)

Prerequisite Information:


For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.


 

Program Requirements


16-17 Credits


Spring 1st Year


14-15 Credits


14-16 Credits


16 Credits


15 Credits


15 Credits


1 Credit


Fall 4th Year


15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


14 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 Interns for Indiana Internship (3 credits) to fulfill this requirement.

World Language Courses


World Language proficiency requirements vary by program. The following list is inclusive of all world languages PWL offers for credit; for acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor.

ASL-American Sign Language

ARAB-Arabic CHNS-Chinese FR-French
GER-German GREK-Greek (ancient) HEBR-Hebrew (Biblical) HEBR-Hebrew (modern)
ITAL-Italian JPNS-Japanese KOR-Korean LATN-Latin
PTGS-Portuguese RUSS-Russian SPAN-Spanish  

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical.

In alignment with the Degree Map Guidance for Indiana’s Public Colleges and Universities, published by the Commission for Higher Education (pursuant to HEA 1348-2013), a Critical Course is identified as “one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.  Students who want to be nurses, for example, should know that they are expected to be proficient in courses like biology in order to be successful.  These would be identified by the institutions for each degree program”. 

Disclaimer


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