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2021-2022 Springfield College Catalog 
2021-2022 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Program Information

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, click here. 

To view a major program sequence to assist with course planning, click here.

Degree Information

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

(120 credit hours) Requirements are subject to change.

Contact Information

For more information about the Accounting major, contact Dr. Mark Suazo, at (413) 748-3200, chairperson of the Business Management Department or the Admissions Office at (800) 343-1257.

Curricular Requirements

I. Core Curriculum (40 credits)

This Core Curriculum is faithful to the Springfield College mission and further strengthens the Humanics philosophy of educating students in spirit, mind, and body. It is a cornerstone of a Springfield College education. Regardless of one’s major, it provides a strong, developmental, and holistic foundation for leaders in service to humanity. Upon completion, all graduates will be prepared to learn, lead, and serve in diverse, multicultural, and global contexts as well as in any career path they may choose. They will have the knowledge, habits of the mind, skills, and abilities to face unexpected situations and challenges, the values and attitudes for self-motivation and a vision of service that stems from hope, optimism and making a difference, as well as the self-determination to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.

View the Core Curriculum Requirements (40 credits)  section for a complete list of the domains and courses therein.

Additional Requirements (9 credits)

Select three courses from the following:

III. Electives

To complete a minimum of 120 credits

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