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Curriculum - BS in HES, Consumer Sciences, concentration in Family Financial Planning and Counseling

This 120 semester hour program has a core of 53 hours of General Education requirements, 6 hours HES requirements, 27 hours of Major requirements, 25-26 hours of Family Financial Planning & Counseling requirements, and electives.

Major Courses

  • CSM 201  Individual Family Resource Management
  • CSM 204  Introduction to Personal Financial Planning
  • CSM 303  Intro to Consumer Economics
  • CSM 381  Consumer Marketing Management  or  MKT 300 Marketing
  • CSM 401  Consumer Protection
  • CSM 405  Public Policy
  • ST 260 Statistical Data Analysis  or  BER 345 Educational Statistics

Family Financial Planning and Counseling Courses

  • AC 210     Accounting
  • CSM 300  Time Value of Money
  • CSM 400  Personal Insurance Planning and Management
  • CSM 404  Personal Investment Planning and Management
  • CSM 410  Personal Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits
  • CSM 420  Personal Estate Planning
  • CSM 454  Personal Income Tax Management and Planning
  • CSM 458  Using Spreadsheets for Financial Decision Making
  • CSM 459  Consumer Counseling Skills
  • CSM 460  Financial Planning Case Study Capstone
  • HD 262     Marriage and Family  or  TH 114  Intro to Theater

Please note that courses are subject to change.