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


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Program Information

The Finance major prepares students for a variety of analytical positions in the finance industry, including banking, investments, and insurance.  All finance courses are taught in a computer lab utilizing current industry practices and real-world applications. Upper-level courses include investments, money and banking, and financial statement analysis.  Many students participate in the annual stock market challenge, where they have the opportunity to invest and manage a $1,000,000 portfolio.

For more information on the Finance major and other business-related programs, 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 Finance

(120 credit hours) Requirements are subject to change.

Contact Information

For more information about the Finance major, contact either 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.

IIa. Additional Requirements (6 credits)

Select two courses from the following:

III. Electives

To complete a minimum of 120 credits

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