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 19 percent from 2016-2026, 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 fifth 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.

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* CTU’s Online Bachelor’s programs are ranked among the Best by U.S. News and World Report.
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)

CLASSES START

  • February 18, 2020
  • April 07, 2020
  • May 19, 2020

TOTAL CREDITS

93

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)

Online Finance Program Details

  • Program Overview

    An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations, and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. Increasingly, accountants also are assuming the role of a personal financial advisor. In response to market demand, these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on a greater advisory role.

    The Associate of Science in Accounting (ASACC) degree program is designed to equip graduates with a variety of basic accounting skills that will be useful in an entry level accounting position. The curriculum provides students with an opportunity to develop intellectual, interpersonal and communication skills needed to succeed in the business world.

     

    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.

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    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
     
    LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life 4.5
    or
    LITR225 Innovation and Leadership In Literature
     
    MATH102 Introduction to College Math 4.5
    MATH106 Algebra for Business 4.5
    PSYC102 Introductory Psychology 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: 57
    Courses: Core
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    ACCT201 Accounting I 4
    ACCT202 Accounting II 4
    ACCT203 Accounting III 4
    ACCT210 Computerized Accounting 4
    ACCT225 Introduction to Tax 4
    IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4
    MGM255 Management Fundamentals 4
    MGMT235 Business Law I 4
    UNIV201 Career Planning and Management 4
    Total Credit Hours: 36

    Total Credit Hours: 93

  • Accreditations and Alignments

    Accounting courses at CTU align with the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The student who meets the unique content and hours requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their state’s Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam. This program curriculum also integrates the competencies and body of knowledge in the Certified Managerial Accounting (CMA) exam. This program is not designed to prepare students for the CPA or CMA examination or any other certification exam, but covers the knowledge areas of the uniform CPA and CMA certification.

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Classes start February 18, 2020!

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1 Source: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/financial-managers.htm#tab-6