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HCC has updated the Financial Planning program to meet the needs of today's society. 
"We look at all aspects of personal finance, so that people are better prepared to make decisions based on knowledge. Knowledge is what puts people in control, of both their life and their financial goals." 
Dr. Judith Kizzie, HCC Associate Professor

Students have the opportunity to work towards:

  • Associates degree in Business Management with Financial Planning emphasis; 
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Financial Planning; or
  • Take courses to add to your knowledge base and/or to meet continuing education requirements for practicing professionals.

Associates degree:  In addition to the general education courses required for the Associates degree, students would take the following Financial Planning courses to earn an Associates degree in Business Management

Financial Planning Option within Business Management AAS (Application Code 37b)
For information about the gainful employment of this certificate, please visit the Financial Planning Certificate catalogue page.
BMGT-205, Principles of International Business                                                

FNPL-101, Personal Financial Planning 
FNPL-106, Credit Management
FNPL-108, Financial Planning for Retirement                                                               
FNPL-110, Estate Planning and Elder Law
FNPL-206, Banking and Financial Planning                                                
FNPL-210, Financial Planning Seminar  (1 credit)                                      
Electives- Select 3 credits from the following courses:
BMGT-145, Principles of Management
FNPL-201, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Selection                                                   
FNPL-202, Risk Management and Insurance                                                                        
(Each of the above courses is 3 credits unless otherwise noted.)

Financial Planning Certificate of Proficiency (Application Code 28)
This certificate is designed to provide personal and career skills for those students planning to enter the financial planning  field at an entry level or expand existing skills leading to employment.

CMSY-126, Introduction to Internet  (1 credit) OR CMSY-129, Principles of the Internet
FNPL-101, Personal Financial Planning Principles
FNPL-106, Credit Management
FNPL-108, Financial Planning for Retirement   
FNPL-206, Banking and Financial Planning       
MATH-108, Business Mathematics         
Electives - Select 3 credits from the following courses:
BMGT-205, Principles of International Business    
FNPL-110, Estate Planning and Elder Law 
(Each of the above courses is 3 credits unless otherwise noted.)
    

For a short description of the courses in the above programs, please visit this page.

For more information on the Financial Planning Program, contact Dr. Judith Kizzie at jkizzie@howardcc.edu or 443-518-4931.