The option sheet is available in PDF format. This program sheet has information on both quarter courses and the semester equivalents. Acrobat Reader, to view this file, is available free . Descriptions of courses are available in the OSU Course Bulletin.
Students in Family Financial Services must maintain a 2.00 GPA and make a satisfactory grade in Economics, Statistics, and Family Financial Management I.
Most students concentrate on University Required courses during their first two years, focusing on degree specific courses during their junior and senior years. University required courses include courses in English, math, natural sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities, and history. A number of courses in the various areas are required along with some electives.
Required courses in the Department include a core of consumer courses, additional writing and communications courses, and accounting. Specialized courses for the Family Financial Services major include courses in Family Financial Management, Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits, Business Finance, Families in Business, and additional economics coursework.
A student will also take specialized courses in either personal finance, banking, insurance, or financial planning (fulfilling the educational requirements for the CFP® certification) based on his or her interest and career plans.