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2023-2024 Springfield College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance, B.S.


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Program Description


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.

Program Highlights


Degree: Bachelor of Science

Required Credits: 120

School: School of Arts and Sciences

Department: Business

Modality: On-Ground

Locations: Main Campus (Springfield)

Additional Information: https://springfield.edu/programs/finance

Undergraduate Curriculum Overview


The Academic Advising Center provides the following repositories of sequencing and curriculum guides for all undergraduate majors and minors to assist with course planning:  

Additional Notes:

  • There may be circumstances where credit totals do not reflect coursework that is eligible to count towards Core Curriculum and Major Requirement sections of a major simultaneously.
  • Degree requirements are subject to change. 

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.

II. Major Requirements (57 credits)


B. Finance Selectives (6 credits)


Select 6 credits from the following list:

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


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