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Financial Counseling Minor

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Problem solving and planning with a minor in Financial Counseling.

A minor in Financial Counseling will prepare students to pursue careers in the financial planning and financial counseling industry. Courses in this 18-credit minor provide opportunities for students to apply content knowledge and skills by working with individuals to meet their financial goals and solve financial problems. Students are encouraged to pursue the Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC) certification through the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education. Financial counselors are frequently employed by the U.S. Department of Defense, non-profit human services agencies, and by health care organizations.

Still deciding? Reflecting on your values, interests, personality traits, and skills will provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. FOCUS 2 CAREER, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you do just that. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 CAREER by using the code: jacks. After completing FOCUS 2 CAREER, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.