Studying for Your Specialized Finance Degree

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a specialization in Finance provides a solid foundation in business fundamentals and financial management, including the analytic tools needed for effective decision making and problem solving.
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Finance Specialization

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The B.S.B.A. degree with a specialization in Finance is designed to instruct students on current trends, theories, skills and ethical business practices necessary in today's competitive global business market. The Finance curriculum places a strong emphasis on the global economy and examines effective financial management including financial analysis, forecasting and planning, money and banking, and managing technologies to achieve business strategies. Both on-campus and online business and finance classes are offered.

After receiving your degree in finance from the College of Business and Economics (CBE), you will be prepared to work with diverse management groups, marketing professionals, accountants and others who depend on finance professionals to achieve their economic goals with well-reasoned ethical decisions. Additionally, CBE graduates who intend to sit for their CPA are offered privileged access to Becker CPA Exam Review courses through a $400 partner discount.

Potential Careers for Graduates with a B.S.B.A. Finance Degree:

  • Analyst
  • Auditor
  • Controller
  • Financial Advisor
  • Financial Manager
  • Investment Banker
  • Securities or Commodities Broker

A Faster Path to Success Through Combined Bachelors and Masters Degrees

Students have the opportunity to work on a B.S.B.A. degree with a specialization in Finance in tandem with one of the College of Business and Economic's graduate degree programs. Learn how you can complete both college degree programs at a faster pace and a more affordable cost.

Printable Fact Sheet:

To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements, and start dates, please visit our fact sheet library. Prospective students please note, the best source for the most current information is an enrollment counselor. (Current students, contact an Academic Advisor in the College of Business and Economics).

Program Requirements

General Undergraduate Core Requirements (45 credit hours)

Oral Communication Skills (3 credit hours): COM 210, COM 211
English Composition (3 credit hours): EN 203
Advanced Oral or Written Communication (3 credit hours): COM 406, COM 437, COM 455, EN 325, EN/PL 482, EN 475
Literature/Humanities (6 credit hours)
  • Literature/Humanities (6 credit hours) (3 credit hours)
  • Literature/Humanities Elective (3 credit hours) Any 300-400 EN, all HU courses, all COM courses (excluding COM 210, COM 211, COM 406, and COM 437)
Global Issues (6 credit hours): COM 400, COM 412, CR 466, EC 335, EC 400, HS 240E-W, HU 435E-W, HU 421E-W, SO 204, SO 340, SO 341, SO 446, SO 469F, SO 472, IRSH 410E-W, RC 450, RC 458, RC 459

Social Sciences (6 credit hours): CCOM courses (excluding COM 210, COM 211, COM 406 and COM 437), all EC, all ED, all HS, all PY, all SO courses, all CR courses

Mathematics (3 credit hours) 
  • (College-level algebra or higher)
  • MT 201, MT 204, MT 270, all 300-400 level MT courses 
Natural Sciences (3 credit hours): SCI 205E, SCI 206E, SCI 410E, SCI 411E, all CN, CIS or CS courses 
Philosophy (6 credit hours): All PL courses
Religious Studies (6 credit hours): All RC, all RS courses 
Lower Division Courses (30 credit hours)
AC 3200 Principles of Accounting I
AC 3210 Principles of Accounting II
BA 2900 Introduction to Business
BA 3400 Marketing
BA 3366 Management Essentials
BA 3911 Professional Business Communication
EC 3200 Principles of Macroeconomics or EC 320C Principles of Macroeconomics
EC 3300 Principles of Microeconomics
MT 270 Introduction to Statistics
MT 330 Business Calculus or MT 360A Calculus I
MT 330 Business Calculus or MT 360A Calculus I
Upper Division Requirements (27 credit hours)
BA 4950 Ethical Decision Making in Business
BA 4100 Business Finance 
BA 4981 Business Law I
BA 4354 Organizational Behavior
BA 4658 Project Management or BA 4465 Value Chain Management
BA 4986 Capstone: Applied Project or BA 4985 Business Policy & Strategy
Finance Specialization Requirements - nine upper division credit hours (3 courses) of finance coursework

Optional Minor 12 credit hours

General Electives (6-15 credit hours)

If a minor is completed: 6 credit hours 
If a minor is not completed: 15 credit hours 

Double Specialization

Students are permitted to earn a double specialization by completing the upper division Business major courses and a minimum of 9 upper division credit hours in 2 of the Business specializations (a minimum of 18 semester hours) Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, Project Management or Public Administration. Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

To download a printable fact sheet with program details, click here.

How to Apply

Take the next step in your Regis experience and connect with a Regis admissions counselor for information and assistance.

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Students with prior college credit, military credit, professional licenses or certificates or several years of work experience may be able to translate this experience directly into college credit.

Your enrollment counselor will help evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance, recommend courses and help you get started with the application process.

Applicants seeking a bachelor's degree in Business Finance from the College for Professional Studies must possess:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent (from a regionally accredited high school) AND
  • Transferable credit from a regionally accredited college or university AND
  • Evidence of work experience

Applicants who do not meet each of these requirements may submit a letter of exception to the Assistant Dean of the school in which the applicant seeks to enroll. The letter should describe the applicant's goals and substantiate his/her ability to be successful at Regis University. Download guidelines for work experience admission appeal.

Application Process:

  1. Complete the undergraduate application form online
  2. Pay the $50.00 application fee. The fee is waived if you have applied to Regis previously or if you are a Regis graduate.
  3. Complete the personal statement essay. A short personal statement is required to be considered for admission. Download a copy of the personal statement guidelines.
  4. Request official transcripts from accredited institutions that you have previously attended. Download the transcript request form. Official transcripts are those that come directly from one college or university to another college or university. Official transcripts must be received no later than 30 days after the date of application. If not received, course registrations will be suspended.
  5. Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens.

Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Applications due two weeks prior to start date. Visit the academic calendar to view start dates.

Non Degree-Seeking Applicants Submit the Following:

  • Complete the undergraduate non-degree online application form
  • Pay the $50.00 application fee
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess transferable college credit from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Provide evidence of work experience
  • No official transcripts are necessary. The writing skills placement essay is not required.

Applications due two weeks prior to start date. Visit the academic calendar to view start dates.


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