Consumer Economics and Finance Concentration

Students in Consumer Economics and Finance develop knowledge and skills to help consumers with everyday problems. Coursework in consumer economics, personal finance, and economics gives students a broad-based background and an understanding of the role of consumers in the marketplace. Students can choose an emphasis in consumer economics, family economics, or financial planning and counseling, which leads to career opportunities with government and public agencies, marketing and sales firms, and financial institutions.

Required for the Consumer Economics and Finance Concentration in Addition to Department Requirements
ACE 240Personal Financial Planning3
ACE 270Consumer Economics3
ACE 474Econ of Consumption3
ACE 476Behavioral Economics and Financial Decision Making3
Select two of the following:6
Food Marketing and Behavior
Finan Decision Indiv Sm Bus
Tax Policy and Finan Planning
Finan Serv & Invest Plan
Intermediate Personal Fin Plan
Intl Trade in Food and Agr
Agr and Food Policies
Consumer Economic Policy
Health Economics
Economics of Labor Markets
Corporate Finance
Total Hours18