Students wishing to take courses for academic credit should fill out a Program Application first. Courses are open to junior and senior undergraduate students enrolled at Texas A&M University. Graduate students wishing to enroll in the program should visit with their advisor prior to enrolling. Registration is available through HOWDY.
Admission into the Financial Planning Program does not guarantee enrollment into an academic program at Texas A&M University. If you are a current student at Texas A&M and wish to transfer to the Department of Agricultural Economics, you must be in good academic standing.
Financial Planning Minor
The Financial Planning minor is available to all junior and senior undergraduate students enrolled at Texas A&M University. This program prepares students for leadership roles in the financial planning profession. The six-course curriculum (18 credit hours) also satisfies the educational requirements to be eligible to sit for the Certified Financial PlannerTM (CFP®) exam.
Prerequisites for the minor are:
- GPR of 2.5 or higher;
- Junior or senior classification;
- Ability to complete 18 hours of minor coursework before graduation;
- And an introductory finance course (AGEC 330, or FINC 409, or FINC 341).
Courses must be taken for academic credit with a grade of ‘C’ or better for each course. Students must be in good academic standing. Successful completion of the minor will be certified by a degree audit in Compass. The minor will appear on official transcripts post-graduation. Students wishing to add the Financial Planning minor to their degree plan must fill out a Program Application first.