Studying the Most Current Accounting Techniques

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The Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree incorporates the most current technology and accounting techniques while providing a strong foundation in ethical practices.
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Accounting

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Offered online and on-campus in Denver, and both traditional 16-week and accelerated 8-week formats, the B.S. in Accounting degree equips you with analytical and quantitative skills that can be directly applied within the private and public sector, whether you are a sole practitioner, serve a small practice, lead within a multinational firm, or you are preparing for an accounting career in private business, government, nonprofit agencies, or public accounting firms. The accounting program functions within a moral, ethical, and intellectual framework, to help students pursue an understanding of the changing world of business and economic systems in the global business community.

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

Students have the opportunity to work on a B.S. in Accounting 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.

Program Requirements

Core Studies Requirements for 16-Week Traditional Students (58 - 64 credit hours)
  • Core Foundation (6 credit hours): two courses taken over the fall and spring of the freshman year
  • Distributive Core (40 - 46 credit hours): courses that represent a variety of offerings in disciplines that provide the underpinning of a solid liberal education
  • Integrative Core (12 credit hours): four upper division courses taken in the junior and senior year

More information about Core Studies in the traditional classroom format can be found on the Regis College website.

Core Studies Requirements for 8-Week Accelerated Students (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 4200, 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 (24 credit hours)
AC 3200 Principles of Accounting I
AC 3210 Principles of Accounting II
BA 2900 Introduction to Business
BA 3911 Business and Professional Communication
EC 3200 Principles of Macroeconomics
EC 3300 Principles of Microeconomics
MT 270 Introduction to Statistics
MT 330 Business Calculus
Upper Division Requirements (36 credit hours)
AC 4100 Intermediate Accounting I
AC 4110 Intermediate Accounting II
AC 4120 Intermediate Accounting III
AC 4400 Cost Accounting
AC 4500 Income Tax Accounting
AC 4910 Accounting Ethics
AC 4800 Auditing Principles and Procedures
AC 4985 Senior Capstone
BA 4100 Business Finance
BA 4981 Business Law I
Accounting Electives - select two classes (6 credit hours)
AC 4310 Accounting Information Systems
AC 4510 Income Tax Accounting II
AC 4600 Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting
AC 4750 Advanced Accounting
AC 4830 Forensic and Fraud Audit
AC 4850 Advanced Auditing
Optional Minor (0 or 12 credit hours)
General Electives (5 - 18 credit hours)
If a minor is completed: 5 - 6 credit hours
If a minor is not completed: 17 - 18 credit hours
TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 120 CREDIT HOURS

Students who plan to take the CPA exam; it is recommended that all accounting electives be completed as well as BA 4982 Business Law II.

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above, and prospective students should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667. Current business students, contact your Academic Advisor. Requirements effective in prior years are archived on the catalog page.

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 of Business and Economics 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

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

Visit our Cost of Attendance page to see the tuition and fee schedule for the Traditional Undergraduate or Non-Traditional Undergraduate tabs.