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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B.S. in Finance

Finance Degree Overview

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 for Professionals (CPS), 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, CPS 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 School of Management's 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, CIV 410, CIV 420, 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): CIV 410, CIV 420, CIV 430, CIV 440, 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 
Foundational Courses (30 credit hours)
AC 320A Principles of Accounting I
AC 320B Principles of Accounting II
BA 300 Business Systems in a Sustainable Society
MKT 325 Marketing Principles
BA/EC 335 Global Business Issues
BA 366 Management Essentials
BA 381 Legal Environment of Business
EC 320 Principles of Macroeconomics
EC 330 Principles of Microeconomics
MT 270 Introduction to Statistics

Upper Division Major Requirements (30 credit hours)

FIN 400 Business Finance
FIN 420 Advanced Corporate Finance
FIN 433 Money and Banking
FIN 435 Fundamentals of Investments
FIN 440 Financial Analysis, Forecasting and Planning
FIN 450 Sources of Capital/Capital Markets
BA 479/CIS 480 Managing Technologies for Business Strategies
BA 493A Business Research
BA 493B Senior Capstone
BA 495E Ethical Decision Making in Business

Optional Minor

0-12 credit hours

General Electives (11-23 credit hours)

If a minor is completed: 11 credit hours 
If a minor is not completed: 23 credit hours 
TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 128 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

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 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 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.
Apply a minimum of 14 days before the start of classes to ensure optimal course selection.

Non Degree-Seeking Applicants Submit the Following:

  • 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.

Class Starts

Term Class Start Date
Summer 8W1 - 2014 May 5, 2014
Summer 5W1 - 2014 May 5, 2014
Summer 5W2 - 2014 June 9, 2014
Summer 8W2 - 2014 June 30, 2014
Summer 5W3 - 2014 July 14, 2014
Fall 8W1 - 2014 August 25, 2014
Fall 5W1 - 2014 August 25, 2014
Fall 5W2 - 2014 September 29, 2014
Fall 8W2 - 2014 October 25, 2014
Fall 5W3 - 2014 November 3, 2014
Spring 8W1 - 2015 January 5, 2015

Tuition

2014-2015 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2014 - August 25, 2014

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $13,850 - $58,930 30 - 128 $460 $50
Online $13,850 - $58,930 30 - 128 $460 $50

2013-2014 Academic Year Tuition: Through Summer 2014

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $13,100 - $55,730 30 - 128 $435 $50
Online $13,850 - $58,930 30 - 128 $460 $50

Directed study costs $460 per credit hour.

Please note: Additional fees may apply to students. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.