B.B.A in Finance - Financial Planning

The B.B.A. in Finance: Financial Planning program prepares students for a career in financial planning. Among the fastest growing career fields in the country, financial planning is relevant, practical, and in demand. Whether you are interested in starting your own business or joining an existing team, FHU's program will propel you to career-readiness through interactive instruction with financial planning professionals.

The B.B.A. in Finance: Financial Planning is designed to prepare students for careers in financial planning and related industries. The 63 hour major combines a solid general business foundation with a focused financial planning curriculum. The FHU College of Business is a CFP Board educational partner and the financial planning program has been approved as a CFP Board Registered Program. This means that students completing financial planning program at FHU automatically meet the CFP® educational requirements and are immediately eligible to sit for the CFP® Certification Exam.

4 - Year Plans

To make your path to graduation a little easier, a four-year plan for students planning to major in Finance has been created:

Degree Requirements

B.B.A. Major in Finance: Financial Planning 

Program Coordinator: Dr. Ryan Hysmith

126 HOURS

I.Liberal Arts Core Requirements

Listed in this catalog under Academics: Liberal Arts Display

Limit II. C. Quantitative Reasoning to MAT 235 Introductory Statistics

34 hours


II. Common Professional Component for all B.B.A. majors:

39 hours

ACC 231

Principles of Accounting I

3

ACC 233

Principles of Accounting II

3

BAN 225

Quantitative Business Analysis

3

BUS 254

Business Technology

3

BUS 351

Business Communication(W)

3

BUS 354

Legal Environment of Business

3

BUS 455

Business Ethics(W)

3

BUS 459

Business Strategy(W)

3

ECO 271

Macroeconomics

3

ECO 272

Microeconomics

3

FIN 385

Managerial Finance

3

MGT 241

Principles of Management

3

MKT 261

Principles of Marketing

3



III. Major Requirements:

24 hours

ACC 430 Principles of Taxation l

3

ACC 431

Principles of Taxation ll

3

FIN 383

Risk Management

3

FIN 384  Principles of Financial Planning

3

FIN 387 Retirement Planning

3

FIN 485  Financial Planning Capstone 

3

FIN 486

Investments

3

 

Internship or upper-division business elective

3

 

IV. Electives (including additional Bible)


29 hours