The major in financial services is designed for the student who is interested in a career in the dynamic financial services sector which includes personal financial planning, banking, insurance, and related areas.
Financial Planning Concentration
This concentration integrates finance, accounting, employee benefits, and insurance. The objective is to prepare students for careers in the growing fields of financial services and financial planning. This concentration also emphasizes communication skills. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for the examinations leading to professional designations such as Certified Financial PlannerTM (CFP TM) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC).
The selection of courses for the major in financial services should be arranged by students with their academic advisor in conformance with the general requirements outlined below.
CFPTM and Certified Financial PlannerTM are certification marks owned by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. These marks are awarded to individuals who successfully complete the CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.
The requirements for a major in financial services are:
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