How does the idea of completing a minor while working towards a professional certification sound? Our minor in financial planning sets you on course to meet the educational requirements to take the Certified Financial Planning exam.

Minor Requirements

Our minor introduces you to basic concepts in the field. This is accomplished by requiring you to complete six relevant courses. A minor is designed to augment a student’s major field of study or to satisfy a student’s curiosity about the discipline.

With a minor in financial planning, you’ll learn the fundamentals of personal financial planning over 18 credits.




  • Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
  • Investments
  • Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning
  • Principles of Estate Planning
  • Introduction to Taxation
  • Financial Planning Process and Cases

For a full list of all program requirements and course descriptions, please see our Course Catalog.

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How to Enroll 

To enroll in this minor, visit the Academic Advising Center in Arts and Communication Building (AC), room 224.

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