HDFP - Human Devel Family Fin Plan

Courses

HDFP 510. Fundamentals of Family Financial Planning. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. This course provides an overview of family financial planning by integrating concepts and issues with planning and counseling applications. Students will be introduced to the key concepts of family financial planning, including: insurance, tax investments, retirement, and estate planning. The family financial planning process is introduced with an emphasis on the integration and application of concepts in meeting individual and family financial goals and objectives. Other topics presented include an ethics overview, compensation trends within the industry, and regulatory frameworks. This course is offered as a distance-delivered course from Kansas State University.

HDFP 515. Insurance Planning for Families. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. The course covers risk management concepts, tools, and strategies for individuals and families, as well as ethical consideration. Case studies provide experience in selecting insurance. This course is offered as a distance-delivered course from the University of Nebraska.

HDFP 520. Investing for Family's Future. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,Su

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. This course covers various aspects of the principles of investments and their application to family financial planning. Topics include risk analysis, risk reduction, expected returns of various investments, and the nature of securities markets and investment companies. This course is offered as a distance-delivered course from Iowa State University.

HDFP 525. Retirement Planning, Employee Benefits, and Families. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. This course covers retirement planning for the individual and the family. Topics include qualified retirement plans, nonqualified plans, IRAs and other plans that offer tax advantages to the individual and family. This course is offered as a distance-delivered course from the University of Nebraska.

HDFP 530. Estate Planning for Families. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S

online only PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. Course covers the basics of estate planning for families including understanding the basic elements of estate planning, analyzing case studies of estate planning situations, and developing skills to work with families on estate planning problems.

HDFP 540. Personal Income Taxation. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S

online only PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. Course covers the basics of personal income taxation including taxation terminology, taxation issues in investments, taxes and retirement planning, tax management techniques, tax implications in marriage and other close relationships, and other tax topics related to family financial well-being.

HDFP 545. Family Theory and Research I. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) S

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. This course will cover the major issues relative to the economics of families, including household production and human capital development. It will also cover the economics of crises, public policy and family life cycle spending, saving and borrowing. A theoretical and research perspective will be used to illuminate the concepts in the course. This course is offered as a distance-delivered course from South Dakota State University.

HDFP 550. Housing/Real Estate. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) S

online only PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. An overview of the role of housing and real estate in the financial planning process from a theoretical perspective. Taxation, legal aspects, mortgages, and financial calculations related to home ownership and real estate investments are included. New and emerging issues in the context of housing and real estate will be emphasized. The role of ethics in financial planning with housing and real estate will also be included. This course is offered as a distance-delivered course from Oklahoma State University.

HDFP 555. Financial Counseling. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S

online only. PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. This course emphasizes the development of professional skills for assisting individuals and families to become responsible financial managers through the financial counseling process. Professionals with financial counseling preparation may assist in preventing, alleviating, and/or eliminating financial problems. This course is offered as a distance-delivered course from North Dakota State University.

HDFP 560. Professional Practices in Family Financial Planning. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F

online only This course will cover the professional practice of family financial planning including the process of planning and counseling, ethics of professional practice, types of organizations offering planning and counseling services, and the evaluation of effectiveness in planning and counseling. This course is offered as a distance-delivered course from Kansas State University.

HDFP 572. Financial Plan Case Studies. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. This course is a capstone course in the FFP masters and involved the analysis and presentation of case studies that require the application of all material gained in the masters courses to the financial planning process for families. This course is offered as a distance-delivered course form Kansas State University.

HDFP 575. Professional Paper. 1-4 Credits. (1-4 Ind; 6 cr max) F,S,Su

online only. PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. A research or professional paper or project dealing with a topic in the field. The topic must have been mutually agreed upon by the student and his or her major advisor and graduate committee.

HDFP 576. Professional Practicum. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S,Su

online only. PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing and consent of instructor. Practicum experience in the field of family financial planning.

HDFP 590. Thesis. 1-10 Credits. (1-10 Ind; max unlimited) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: Master's standing. Directed graduate research/creative activity.

HDFP 591. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits. (1-4 Lec; 4 cr max) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: Upper division courses and others as determined for each offering. Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

HDFP 592. Individual Problems. 1-3 Credits. (1-3 Ind; 6 cr max) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: : Graduate standing, consent of instructor, and approval of department head. Directed research and study on an individual basis.

HDFP 594. Seminar. 1 Credit. (1 Sem; 4 cr max) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing in counseling program or seniors by petition. Course prerequisites as determined for each offering. Topics offered at the graduate level which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material.