Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Departmental Honors


Economics and Finance


My main interest in the financial field is Personal Financial Planning, which has just been developing over the past few years in the finance industry. Utah State University has been a pioneer in this area, and now offers a minor in personal financial planning through the accounting department. The courses offered fulfill the educational requirements needed to take the CFP (Certified Financial Planner) exam. This designation can be compared to the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) in the accounting field. Therefore, the College of Business has decided to offer these courses online so that students and professionals throughout the state can more easily complete the requirements to become a CFP.

Included in

Finance Commons



Faculty Mentor

E. Vance Grange

Departmental Honors Advisor

L. Dwight Israelsen