The Personal Finance Online option provides an opportunity for students to complete the B.S. Personal Finance degree at a distance. This option is ideal for returning students with some college credits who would like to complete the program in a flexible online format, with no on-campus attendance required. This program is interdisciplinary with an emphasis on financial management and the economic well-being of individuals and families. Topics include financial counseling, coaching, wealth management, financial product development, financial technology, and consumer behavior. Completion of the program and one additional elective course will make graduates eligible to sit for the Certified Financial Planner® (CFP) exam, which SoHE students pass well above the national average.
Personal Finance Online
Core requirements for the named option are below. Students should follow the curriculum requirements in place at the time they entered the major. This requirement list should be used in combination with a DARS report. All students declared in the Personal Finance Online named option must only take online courses.
|Personal Finance Core|
|CNSR SCI 201||Consumer Insights||3|
|CNSR SCI 275||Consumer Finance||3|
|ACCT I S 300||Accounting Principles||3|
|CNSR SCI 477||The Consumer and the Market||3|
|CNSR SCI 657||Consumer Behavior||3|
|Financial Planning Courses|
|CNSR SCI 627||Advanced Consumer Finance||3|
|CNSR SCI 635||Estate Planning for Financial Planners||3|
|CNSR SCI 675||Family Financial Counseling||3|
|CNSR SCI 665||Household Risk Management||3|
|CNSR SCI 251||Financial Services Leadership Symposium 1||1|
|INTER-HE 202||SoHE Career & Leadership Development||1|
|Select electives to bring degree credit total to 120|
CNSR SCI 251 Financial Services Leadership Symposium may be repeated for up to 2 credits. The additional credit will be counted as an elective.
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