100% Online Bachelor of Arts in Finance

100% Online Bachelor of Arts in Finance

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Finish your degree strong when you earn your B.A. in Finance through our affordable, flexible, 100% online program. Develop in-demand skills and make an immediate impact in your workplace as you enhance your ability to empower organizations and individuals to maximize their wealth and steward their resources. Plus, this degree fully prepares you to take the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1 exams for licensure. 

In our robust program designed for working professionals, you’ll cover the basics of of micro- and macroeconomics, accounting and statistics, and take a deep dive into financial markets, investments, financial planning and risk management through a faith framework. You’ll build on your experience and expertise to assist others in budgeting for capital expansion, maximizing their return on investments and raising funds at the lowest cost. As you do so, you’ll receive personalized instruction from Gordon’s highly experienced faculty, who have held key roles at places like Fidelity, PNC Bank, Honeywell and Liberty Mutual. As a result, Gordon’s finance students experience a 15% higher pass rate on CFA Level 1 exam, compared to the global average, and are also prepared for the CFP exams as well.





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Earning your BA in Finance online from Gordon College expands your career opportunities and improves your earning potential.

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Projections for roles that become accessible with your accounting bachelor’s degree are projected to grow as fast as average by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Examples include:

*Median pay is based on data collected from individuals reporting income. Individual data is based on education, experience, and a combination of salary, commissions, and bonuses and varies based on geographic location. 

Curious about curriculum?

Our robust and relevant curriculum teaches students a range of in-demand skills and equips them with the tools they need to succeed in a variety of accounting-related fields, including public accounting, private accounting, government accounting, internal auditing, tax advising and more. 

Curriculum (120 credits, total number of credits dependent on amount of transfer credits accepted)*:

ECB 101 – Principles of Microeconomics 
ECB 102 – Principles of Macroeconomics 
ECB 117 – Principles of Accounting I
ECB 118 – Principles of Accounting II
ECB 211 – Statistics in Business & Economics 
ECB 247 – Financial Management 
ECB 311 – Intermediate Microeconomics 
ECB 320 – Business Law 
ECB 492- Senior Seminar- Management, Strategy, & Ethics 
MAT 134 – Survey of Calculus 
ECB 330 Financial Markets & Institutions
ECB 355 Risk Management & Insurance
ECB 356 Personal Financial Planning
ECB 372 Investments

Two of the following:
ECB 362 – Cost Accounting 
ECB 364 – Federal Income Tax
ECB 245 – Principles of Management 

COR 107 – The Great Conversation: Foundations in Thinking, Reading and Writing 

BCM 101 – Old Testament History, Literature and Theology 
BCM 103 – New Testament History, Literature and Theology 
BCM 308 – Christian Theology 
ENG 140 – Core Seminar in Literature
HIS 121 – Historical Perspectives on Culture, Belief and Civilization 
NSM 202 – The Scientific Enterprise 
PHI 118 – The Examined Life 

Language Study (8 credits) 
One year of foreign language study (in the same language) at the beginning college level is required. 
LAT 101 – Beginning Latin I
LAT 102 – Beginning Latin II

Students who validate language I or language I and II will complete 4 credits each in social sciences, fine arts, and literature. Students who do not validate the language requirement will complete 8 credits of language and 8 credits total in social sciences, fine arts, and literature, with at least two credits from each of those three categories.

4 credits from each area. Additional information and specific exceptions can be found in the Academic Catalog.

Natural Sciences 
BIO 222 – Environmental Science 
MAT 134 – Survey of Calculus

Social Sciences 
ECB 101 – Principles of Microeconomics 
ECB 349 – Leadership in and of Organizations 

Fine Arts 
COM 152 – Media & Society 
COM 205 – Perspectives on Communication

A Workable Option for Working Professionals

Gordon’s online platform prioritizes the needs and experiences of online learners, which are unique from the traditional residential learner. The result is a highly active and interactive learning environment on a flexible schedule.

  • Six starting points. Gordon’s fully accredited online program offers six starting points throughout the year, making it easy for you to begin your degree whenever and wherever is best for your schedule and goals. 
  • Short course length. Courses are seven- to- eight weeks long, and most students complete two courses simultaneously each term, for a total completion time of three years (full-time) at 10–12 courses per year. Part-time options are also available.
  • Asynchronous delivery. Designed with the working professional in mind, courses are asynchronous, meaning you can complete the weekly material and assignments at your own pace, with the option for synchronous appointments such as live office hours and review sessions.
  • Digital-native content. Course strategy, material and delivery is designed by experts in online learning and is native to the digital platform, not a repackaging of in-person material. Students will master the same skills as they would in a traditional residential format, but through different assignments and activities built specifically for the online learning experience.  
  • Accessible material. Weekly material will feature video presentations, readings, virtual discussions and periodic evaluations through Gordon’s online learning platform, Canvas, which is ADA compliant and accessible via browser and app.
  • Directly applicable. Gordon’s online degree programs feature real-world applications to bring learning to life and empower students to have a direct, immediate impact in their current workplace.
  • Active and engaging. Students have ample opportunities to interact with their classmates and professors using innovative digital tools designed to build community and foster faith formation. 

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