If you have an Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences (AAS) with a technical or vocational major from a Council for Higher Education (CHEA)-recognized organization, you can major in applied arts and sciences at ENMU. An applied arts and sciences major's time frame for completion varies with the individual, but in general, the BAAS degree can be completed in two years.
The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences PFP concentration is designed for you if you are working in or would like to work in the areas of financial planning, accounting, insurance, or banking and investment. A financial planner is much more than just an investor. A financial planner should be familiar with budgeting, planning for retirement, saving for education, managing taxes and managing insurance coverage.
The extensive PFP curriculum helps you understand the complexities of the changing financial climate, and allows you to make the right recommendations to your perspective clients. Once you complete this program, you will be able to sit for the Certified Financial Planning® examination.
Before you can take PFP 410, the capstone course, you must complete the six 300-level courses. The PFP 300 level courses do not have to be taken in sequence. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher
Do I Qualify for This BAAS Program?
Our Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science Personal Financial Planning Concentration will help you use your prior academic experience to complete your bachelor's degree.
You qualify to enter our BAAS program if you have an Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree with a technical or vocational major from a Council for Higher Education (CHEA) recognized organization. You may also qualify to enter this program if you have earned a significant number of hours in a career-technical related discipline.
Looking for an Online Degree?
Our Personal Financial Planning BAAS Program is also available 100% online.
Scholarships and Financial Assistance
We are committed to helping you finance your education. In addition to grants, loans, and scholarships offered University-wide, the College Business offers 29 scholarships for which you can apply. Additionally, many ENMU students work part-time jobs on campus to help finance their education.
Faculty and Advising for Personal Financial Planning Majors
We are committed to responsible academic advising. This means we help you schedule the right courses at the right time, to help you take the next step in your professional career. Our diverse faculty are here for you and have a strong desire to help future business leaders prepare themselves for successful careers. We'll give the academic advice you need when you need it.
Service and Mutual Interest Organizations
ENMU provides students the opportunity to use the skills you'll gain while working on your degree to hold leadership positions in ENMU organizations if you want to get more involved. At ENMU, you will be able to explore more than 50 student organizations that range from academic, cultural, multicultural, service, special interest and fraternities/sororities. If you see a need for an organization we don't have, you can even start your own.
Career Opportunities in Personal Financial Planning
When you receive a BAAS degree with a business concentration, you can look forward to an enhanced career in your field. Whether your interest is in accounting, agricultural business, finance, hospitality management, information systems, management, or marketing, your secondary concentration in business will help start you on your journey toward the career you've always wanted. In addition to great faculty, Counseling and Career Services offers free job placement assistance to all students, so if you are looking for another job, we can help you.
BAAS Concentration: Personal Financial Planning (30 credit hours)
The BAAS program requires you to complete 120 hours to earn your bachelor's degree. Within those 120 hours, you must complete a primary concentration and a secondary concentration.
As a secondary concentration, Personal Financial Planning requires 30 hours of coursework and includes the following courses.
Note: Degree information shown on this page is based on the 2017-19 Undergraduate Catalog.
|Accounting 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting||3|
|Business 230 Business Law and Ethics I||3|
|Finance 201 Principles of Finance||3|
|Personal Financial Planning 310 Personal Finance||3|
|Personal Financial Planning 320 Business Risk Management and Insurance||3|
|Personal Financial Planning 330 Investments: Principles and Policies||3|
|Personal Financial Planning 340 Tax Planning||3|
|Personal Financial Planning 350 Retirement Planning||3|
|Personal Financial Planning 360 Estate Planning||3|
|Personal Financial Planning 410 Financial Plan Development||3|
Note: ENMU only issues a "Certificate of Completion" that enables you to sit for the CFP® exam. The University does not award the CFP® certification. CFP® certification is granted only by Certified Financial Planning® Board of Standards, Inc. to those persons who, in addition to completing an educational requirement such as this CFP® Board Registered Program, have met its ethics, experience and examination requirements.