Jan 26, 2020  
2016-2017 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with a major in Accounting

(120 credit hours) Requirements are subject to change.

The Accounting major focuses on preparing students for careers in accounting in small and large businesses, public accounting, for-profit and nonprofit industries. All accounting courses are taught utilizing current business software. Students are encouraged to gain practical experience through internships and volunteering for programs such as the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance).  All accounting courses are taught by professors with professional accounting experience.


Accounting majors are encouraged to pursue accounting certificates (CPA, CMA) after graduation.

For more information about the Accounting major, contact either Professor Brenda Canning, at (413) 748-3348 or Dr. Michael Musante, at (413) 748-3203, (Co-chairpersons of the Business Management Department) or the Admissions Office at (800) 343-1257.

I. General Education Program (40 - 46 credits)

The General Education program at Springfield College is informed by its century-old Humanics tradition of educating the whole person in spirit, mind, and body, for leadership in service to humanity. These requirements have the goal of developing literate, thoughtful, socially responsible students, and instilling in them a spirit of inquiry into the nature of humankind and the universe. Towards those ends, the requirements emphasize and encourage: the acquisition of knowledge, understanding, and competency essential for the improvement of the human condition in a diverse society; a search for personal and spiritual values; and the development of an understanding and appreciation of physical well-being.  For specific requirements, see the General Education Program (40 - 46 credits)  section or the Sequencing Guide for this major.

IIa. Additional Requirements (9 credits)

Select three courses from the following:

III. Electives (to complete a minimum of 120 credits)

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