Texas Tech University

Agricultural and Applied Economics Degree with Minor in Personal Financial Planning

This unique program allows Agricultural and Applied Economics (AAEC) majors to combine applied economics with financial planning to obtain a minor in Personal Financial Planning. The multidisciplinary program includes courses in economics, finance, accounting, communications, and personal financial planning.

Upon completion of this degree program, students will be well-prepared for careers in financial planning and counseling in private practice, financial institutions, and government and social agencies. A Personal Financial Planning minor qualifies a student to sit for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Board examination. The designation CFPTM represents the most respected professional certification in the financial services industry.

Course Requirements

PFP 2315 Personal Financial Planning for Professionals
PFP 3374 Retirement Planning
PFP 3375 Risk Management
PFP 3378 Estate Planning
PFP 3397 Life Insurance Planning
PFP 4370 Personal Financial Planning Capstone
PFP 4376 Asset Management II
ACCT 3307 Income Tax Accounting*
FIN 4324 Investments*

*Taken as Required Electives in the Agricultural and Applied Economics program.

Additional Information


Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

  • Address

    Texas Tech University, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
  • Phone

    806.742.2821