Biblical Financial Planning – BUSI 535

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 11/02/2020

Course Description

This course provides the framework for biblical stewardship with regard to financial planning. Successful completion of this course allows for students to take the Certified Kingdom Advisors (CKA) exam.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


The purpose of this course is to provide students with a biblical framework that may be used to guide their interactions with others who are seeking financial guidance. Further, the course will provide students with the requisite knowledge to sit for the CKA exam.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Articulate the objectives of CKA® training.
  2. Memorize scripture verses that relate to financial planning.
  3. Outline the know, believe, and do learning process.
  4. Evaluate financial planning methods in light of biblical principles.

Course Assignment

Presentations and Scripture references

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Interactive Discussion Board Forum

Discussion boards are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to provide a thread in response to the provided prompt for the forum. There is no word count due to the nature of this discussion forum. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to a minimum of half the other classmates’ threads. There is no word count required for the replies.

Initial Reflection

The student is required to write an initial reflection of the biblical application of financial planning concepts. While there is not a word count, thorough answers are expected.

Case Study Modules (19)

Each module has a case study that allows the student to practice the concepts they have learned. Case studies are scenarios that may occur in the workplace. While there is no required word count, questions should be thoroughly answered in APA format, as appropriate.

Final Reflection

The student will write a final reflection in current APA format that focuses on the differences and similarities the student had on biblical application of financial planning concepts. The paper must be supported, though there is no minimum number of sources.

Quizzes (6)

Each quiz will cover the Reading & Study material for the assigned module(s)/week(s). Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 25 multiple-choice questions, and have a 1 hour and 30-minute time limit. Each quiz may be taken twice, with the highest score counting.