Earning a Finance degree at Regis

Regis University’s Bachelor of Science in Finance degree provides students a comprehensive understanding of financial management. Our Finance degree program includes the most current trends, techniques and practices of modern corporate finance.
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The B.S. in Finance degree places a strong emphasis on the global economy and is designed to prepare students for positions within banks, investment companies, government agencies, consulting firms, insurance firms and large and small corporations. This finance degree will enhance your fundamental finance skills to further your career and provide additional preparation for specialty certificates, such as the Series 7. Both on-campus and online finance degree courses are offered.

The B.S. in Finance program curriculum examines effective financial management including financial analysis, forecasting and planning, money and banking and managing technologies for business strategies.

After receiving your degree in finance from Regis University's 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.

A Faster Path to Success Through Combined Bachelor's and Master's Degrees

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

Total Finance Degree Requirements: 128 credit hours

  • Combined Bachelor's and Master's degrees: 152 credit hours (158 credit hours for the combined B.S. and MBA degree)
  • Core studies requirements: 45 credit hours
  • Foundational courses: 30 credit hours
  • Upper division requirements: 30 credit hours
  • Minor (optional): 0 or 12 credit hours
  • General electives: 11 credit hours (if minor is selected); 23 credit hours (if minor is not selected)

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. Please note: The best source for the most current information is an admissions counselor.

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): COM 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 Requirements (30 credit hours)
AC 3200 Principles of Accounting I
AC 3210 Principles of Accounting II
BA 3400 Marketing
BA 3366 Management Essentials
BA 3911 Professional Business Communication
EC 3200/EC 3200C Principles of Macroeconomics
EC 3300 Principles of Microeconomics
MT 270/MT 270C Introduction to Statistics
MT 330 Business Calculus or MT 360A – Calculus I

Upper Division Requirements (33 credit hours)

BA 4100 Business Finance
BA 4106 Advanced Corporate Finance
BA 4120 Financial Analysis, Forecasting and Planning
BA 4140 Fundamentals of Investments
BA 4158 Money and Banking
BA 4950 Ethical Decision Making in Business
BA 4981 Business Law I
BA 4986 Capstone: Applied Project or BA 4985 – Business Policy and Strategy
Select 3 classes from the following
BA 4104 Options, Futures & Derivatives
BA 4115 Personal Financial Management
BA 4124 Sources of Capital, Capital Markets
BA 4132 Financial/Enterprise Risk Management
BA 4163 International Finance
BA 4173 Public Finance

Optional Minor (12 credit hours)

General Electives (3-15 credit hours)

If a minor is completed: 3 credit hours 
If a minor is not completed: 15 credit hours 
TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 120 credit hours

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

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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 admissions 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 from the College of Contemporary Liberal 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.

Tuition

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