Texas Tech University

Personal Financial Planning

Personal Finance Program

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The classes listed below are available to ALL Texas Tech students.

Undergraduate Minor

Studies in Personal Finance Minor

Studies in Personal Finance Minor Advising Sheet

Learn more about the Studies in Personal Finance Minor at the TTU Worldwide eLearning website.

Contact the Personal Finance Program:

Name: Jennifer Wilson, Assistant Director
Phone: 806.834.2748
Email: jennifer.wilson@ttu.edu

Name: Dr. Sandra Huston
Phone: 806.834.8395
Email: sandra.huston@ttu.edu

 

Undergraduate Courses for All Texas Tech Students

PFI 1101. Money for College Students (1). Introduces basic financial decision-making regarding spending plans and the use of consumer credit. Distance. F, S

Syllabus for PFP 1101 (Face-to-Face Delivery)

Syllabus for PFP 1101 (Online Delivery)

PFI 1305. Life, Love, and Money (3). Examines the interconnected behaviors among various human relationships and money to improve decision-making abilities in the areas of money, relationships, time and values. Fulfills core Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement. F, S, SS

Syllabus for PFI 1305 (Face-to-Face Delivery)

PFI/PFP 3301. Introduction to Personal Finance (3). Introduction to personal finance, including goal setting, cash management, credit, insurance, taxes, housing, investment alternatives, and retirement plans. Fulfills core Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement. Distance and on campus. Distance. F, S, SS

Syllabus for PFI/PFP 3301 (Face-to-Face Delivery)

Syllabus for PFI/PFP 3301 (Online Delivery)

PFI/PFP 3321. Financial Counseling and Consumer Credit (3). Introduces students to the financial counseling process, and provides a detailed examination of various types of consumer credit, including credit cards, consumer loans, mortgages, student loans, an overview of consumer credit laws, and strategies to manage debt. Distance. F, S, SS

Syllabus for PFI/PFP 3321 (Face-to-Face Delivery)

Syllabus for PFI/PFP 3321 (Online Delivery) 

PFP 3341. Personal Finance: Goal Planning (3). Provides a detailed examination of the process related to planning, managing, and achieving major financial goals such as emergency fund planning, purchasing/leasing automobiles, buying/renting housing, and funding education and retirement. Distance. F, S, SS

Syllabus for PFI 3341 (Online Delivery)

PFI 3361. Personal Finance: Managing Risks (3). Focuses on the concepts of risk management and how to plan for managing risk, including building cash reserves, investing in human capital, and purchasing insurance. Also covers employee benefits, government entitlements, and estate planning. Distance. F, S, SS

Syllabus for PFI 3361 (Online Delivery)

PFI 3381. Personal Finance: Investing (3). Focuses on the fundamentals of personal investing to meet financial goals, including cash management, investing terminology, risk and return, tax implications of investments, stocks and bonds, mutual funds and exchange traded funds, portfolio management, and retirement income management. Distance. F, S, SS.

Syllabus for PFI 3381 (Online Delivery)

PFI 4101. Getting Your First Job (1). Introduces practical financial choices when starting a career regarding employee benefits with basic understanding of job searching, tax planning, investment options, and risk management. Distance and on campus. F, S, SS

Syllabus for PFI 4101 (Face-to-Face Delivery)

Syllabus for PFI 4101 (Online Delivery)

PFI 4361. Personal Finance: Advanced Topics and Case Studies (3). Prerequisites: PFP 3301, 3321, 3341, 3361, and 3381. For non-majors only. Students are expected to develop a sound financial plan; analyze information; justify financial decisions; and describe the process used to track, evaluate, and adjust financial plans to meet goals. Distance. F, S, SS. (Writing Intensive)

Syllabus for PFI 4361 (Online Delivery)

Graduate Course for All Texas Tech Students

PFI 5322. Introduction to Applied Personal Finance (3) This is a survey course in personal financial planning for those wanting to use this information in their personal and professional lives. Distance and on campus. F, S, SS

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