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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Financial Counseling Minor


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Program Coordinator/Contact
Axton Betz-Hamilton, Program Leader
Department of Consumer Sciences
Wagner Hall 229
605-688-5196
E-mail: axton.betzhamilton@sdstate.edu
www.sdstate.edu/consumer-sciences
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Program Information
A minor in Financial Counseling will prepare students to pursue careers in the financial planning and financial counseling industry. Courses will provide opportunities for students to apply content knowledge and skills by working with individuals to meet their financial goals and solve financial problems.

Student Learning Outcomes
Graduates with a minor in Financial Counseling will be able to:

  • describe how to gather client information and assist clients in creating action plans.
  • demonstrate how to complete financial statements, calculate ratios, and develop spending plans.
  • explain how to manage money, credit, and debt.
  • discuss consumer protection laws.
  • describe financial risk, investment, retirement, and estate planning concepts.

Course Delivery Method
Students learn through lecture, discussion, and hands-on learning experiences. Case studies are utilized to assist students in applying family financial planning strategies to individualized financial situations.

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