Financial Planning (Bachelor of Business Administration)

Online Financial Planning (Bachelor of Business Administration) Degree Program

Grantham University’s Bachelor of Business Administration in Financial Planning (FP-BBA) prepares you for a career in the field of financial planning and advising.

Through the convenience of our 100% online learning environment, you will gain the professional education needed to provide financial advisement to individuals, families and even corporations, helping them plan for and meet long-term financial objectives. With a curriculum that features fifteen finance-related business programs, you’ll gain a fundamental and career-building understanding of tax planning, asset allocation and risk management as well as retirement and estate planning.

Upon completion of this program, you will be equipped to pursue a career in the financial planning and services field, such as a financial services sales agent or personal financial advisor. The Financial Planning program, as with all of our bachelor programs, is perfect for active duty military personnel, full-time employees looking for a career change or advancement and anyone else who has a lot of demands on their time.

Financial Planning Program Outcomes

At the successful completion of the program, you should be able to:

  • Apply and evaluate financial planning theories in an integrated approach to real-life financial planning situations based on the Certified Financial Planning principles
  • Advise individuals and families on a variety of complex financial issues
  • Develop, design, and maintain tailored and comprehensive financial plans
  • Analyze the ethical responsibility of financial planners and leaders in the financial planning industry
  • Demonstrate critical thinking through applying decision -support tools
  • Distinguish the theories, principles and concepts related to the foundational areas of business

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Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, military personnel, high school graduates, government employees, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

Course Highlights & Curriculum

Textbook Information

Full curriculum

Course Title Credits
CO101 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
CS105 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
EN101 English Composition I 3
GP210 American Government I 3
GU100 Student Success 1
GU299 General Education Capstone 3
GS102 Introduction to Life Science 3
HU260 Strategies for Decision Making 3
MA105 College Algebra 3
BA101 Introduction to Business 3
BA215 Business Statistics 3
BA201 Microeconomics 3
BA206 Macroeconomics 3
BA220 Financial Accounting 3
BA260 Business Law I 3
BA265 Business Law II 3
BA303 Business Negotiations 3
CO210 Business Communication 3
FP356 Fundamentals and Ethics of Financial Planning 3
FP357 Insurance Planning 3
FP358 Investment Planning 3
FP359 Income Tax Planning 3
FP360 Retirement Planning 3
FP361 Estate Planning I 3
FP362 Estate Planning II 3
FP400 Financial Planning Capstone 3
Program and core: 76
Electives (15): 45
Total: 121

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Bachelors
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available

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