Apr 16, 2024  
2019-2020 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management

Program Information

The Business Management major prepares the student for a leadership position in a business organization. Coursework is designed to give students the skills and knowledge necessary to strategically manage an organization. Required courses in the functional areas of business provide students with a solid foundation of business concepts. In addition to core business courses in the areas of management, marketing, finance, and accounting, students have the ability to select electives to reflect specific career interests.  The versatility of business management major with respect to career opportunities makes it one of the most popular majors in the country.

For more information on the Business Management major and the Business department, click here.

Degree Information

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

(120 credit hours) Requirements are subject to change.

Contact Information

For more information about the Business Management major, contact Professor Brenda Canning, at (413) 748-3348, chairperson of the Business Management Department) or the Admissions Office at (800) 343-1257.

Curricular Requirements

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.

Additional Requirements (9 credits)

Select an additional three courses from the following:

  • Credits: 3
  • or

    any BUSM 300 or 400 level course.

    (Note: A maximum of 3 credits of an internship may be used toward the required additional selective credits.)

Electives (to complete a minimum of 120 credits)