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Financial Counseling and Planning, B.S.-family financial studies emphasis

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HD FS 1023Area of emphasis course3
HD FS 1101SOC 1343
HD FS 2833Computer science course***3
LIB 1601Humanities course***3
ENGL 2503MATH, STAT, or natural sciences course***3
RELIG 205 (humanities course)3 
PSYCH 131 (recommended elective)1 
 15 15
HD FS 2693HD FS courseoutside of FCP major3
HD FS 3413Area of emphasis course3
STAT 1014ECON 101 (or COMST 212 or COMST 218)3
ENGL 2503SP CM 2123
Humanities course***3HD FS 3833
 16 15
HD FS 4892HD FS 449^3
Area of emphasis course3Humanities course***3
Area of emphasis course3HD FS 489L+2
Electives*3ENGL 302 (or ENGL 309 or ENGL 314)3
 Area of emphasis course3
 11 20
Area of emphasis course3HD FS 491 (8-9 credits)9
ANTHRO, ECON, POL S, PSYCH or SOCsocial sciences3Electives*4
 15 13
Total Credits: 120

HD FS 489L can be repeated for up to four credits.


See HD FS General Education Selections sheet for course options.


HD FS 449 is prerequisite to HD FS 491, Internship, and requires senior classification. HD FS 491 Reservation Request is due every September 15th for spring internship and every February 15th for summer and fall internship.


Electives: Courses from accounting, architecture, art, and design, community and regional planning, economics, family and consumer sciences education, finance, gerontology, interior design, journalism, management, marketing, political science, psychology, and sociology are suggested.

Students in Financial Counseling and Planning fulfill the US Diversity and International Perspectives Requirement by choosing three credits of coursework from each of the university-approved lists.

This sequence is only an example. The number of credits taken each semester should be based on the individual student's situation. Factors that may affect credit hours per semester include student ability, employment, health, activities, and grade point consideration.