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2024-2025 Springfield College Catalog 
2024-2025 Springfield College Catalog

Business Management, B.S.

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Program Description

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.

Program Highlights

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Required Credits: 120

School: School of Arts and Sciences

Department: Business

Modality: On-Ground or Online

Locations: Main Campus (Springfield) or Online Campus

Additional Information: https://springfield.edu/programs/business-management

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. Business Selectives (9 credits)

Select 9 credits from the following list:

  • Credits: 1-6
  • 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.)

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

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