Online Finance Degree
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance
In organizations large and small, private and public, for- or non-profit, financial acumen is a valued skill. Study business and finance skills with CTU’s Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a Finance concentration. Along with exploring business fundamentals by linking industry concepts with real-world examples, you can also work to develop proficiency in financial accounting, capital and money markets, investments, and risk assessment.
Financial manager jobs are projected to grow 15 percent from 2019-2029, but that growth will vary depending on the industry.1 The BSBA-Finance degree could help you prepare to pursue a finance role .
The BSBA-Finance degree:
- Has CTU Fast Track™ exams available, a series of mini modules designed to test your knowledge of key course objectives, offering the opportunity to earn college credit for what you already know
- Is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
- Is ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report for the seventh year in a row*
At CTU, students come first. Our flexible online course schedule helps you to build a class schedule around your schedule. And with grants and scholarships available for those who qualify, a degree from CTU can be both achievable and affordable. Learn more below or fill out the form to speak with an admissions advisor.
* CTU programs are ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Online Programs.
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
This business degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
- January 25, 2022
- March 01, 2022
- April 12, 2022
- Colorado Springs
- Denver South
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The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance (BSBA-FINC) is a 180-credit hour program that is offered online and at the Colorado campuses. It consists of 66 general education credits, 86 credit hours devoted to the business administration core, and 28 credit hours in the finance concentration.
This degree program focuses on developing proficiency in financial accounting, capital and money markets, investments, and risk assessment knowledge and is designed to provide a framework for understanding the intricate relationship of finance to various business decisions and opportunities. The concentration integrates real-world financial situations within the coursework.
This program does not lead to additional licensure or certification. As such, CTU has made no determination regarding prerequisites for licensure or certification in any state or jurisdiction.
The mission of the College of Business and Management is to offer professional market-driven business degrees that build business competencies transferrable to all industries. The College of Business and Management accomplishes this mission by offering curriculum that aligns to industry standards, remains relevant, and builds practical skills applicable to the competitive global business environment.
Courses: General EducationCredits
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours COMS105 Interpersonal Communications 4.5 or COMS201 Technical and Professional Writing 4.5 or COMS203 Speech Communications 4.5 ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics 4.5 ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics 4.5 ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5 ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5 GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs 4.5 or HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5 MATH102 Introduction to College Math 4.5 MATH106 Algebra for Business 4.5 MATH301 Data Driven Statistics 4.5 MATH451 Data Driven Decision Making 4.5 PHIL101 Introduction to Ethics 4.5 or HUMN250 World Values and Cultures 4.5 SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences 4.5 SCI103 Science and Technology- Laboratory Course 1.5 SCI201 Environmental Science and Sustainability 4.5 SCI203 Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course 1.5 UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5 or HUMNELE Humanities Elective 4.5 Total Credit Hours: 66
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours ACCT201 Accounting I 4 BADM440 Research Design Methods and Applications 4 BUS270 Business Ethics and Leadership 4 FIN205 Finance Literacy in Today’s World 4 FINC225 Financial Statement Analysis 4 HRMT215 Management of Human Resources 4 HRMT440 Managing Organizational Change 4 IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4 MGM255 Management Fundamentals 4 MGM316 International Business Communications 4 MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles 4 MGM355 International Business Practices 4 MGM365 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 4 MGMT235 Business Law I 4 MGMT345 Operations Management 4 MGMT455 Business Policies and Strategies 4 MGMT495 Business Capstone 4 MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing 4 MPM210 Introduction to Project Management 6 SCM210 Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management 4 UNIV201 Career Planning and Management 4 or MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices 4 Total Credit Hours: 86
Courses: Finance ConcentrationCredits
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours ACC340 Financial Accounting 4 FINC310 Money and Capital Markets 4 FINC320 Investments 4 FINC330 Risk Management 4 FINC400 Financial Management 4 FINC410 Corporate Finance 4 FINC420 International Finance 4 Total Credit Hours: 28
Total Credit Hours: 180
Accreditations and Alignments
This degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
This program is designed in alignment with the standards of the American Management Association, and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
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Ways to Save
Cost of this degree may be reduced based on one or more of the following:
- Active duty military status
- Number of CTU Fast Track™ courses successfully passed
- Number of credits transferred and accepted from other institutions
- Eligibility for a Corporate Alliances Grant (check with your CTU Admissions Advisor)
- Tuition Reimbursement (talk to your HR Manager)
- Grants or scholarships at CTU
Students in CTU bachelor's degree programs may bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. CTU Fast Track™ lets students earn college credit for what they already know. As a result, students can complete their degree up to 30% faster. Just as important, by passing multiple Fast Track exams, students can save up to 30% on tuition because they won’t have to pay for the classes they test out of. There’s no additional cost for the exams and no penalty if a student fails to pass.*
Take a look at the list of current Fast Track courses and see how many courses you may be able to earn credit for.
*The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track exams successfully passed. CTU Fast Track™ program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.
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1Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Financial Managers, at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/financial-managers.htm (visited February 02, 2021).