Apr 18, 2024  
2019-2020 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Program Information

The Finance major prepare 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.

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 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.

IIa. Additional Requirements (6 credits)

Select two courses from the following:

Electives (to complete a minimum of 120 credits)