Dec 01, 2020  
2014-2015 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Undergraduate Departments and Areas of Study

NOTE: “Disciplines” are areas of course work that fall within
departments. They should not be confused with “majors.”

I. Biology/Chemistry Department

Majors: Biology, Sports Biology
Minor(s): Biology, Chemistry
Teacher Licensure Program: Teacher of Biology (5-8 and/or 8-12)

II. Business Management Department

Majors: Accounting, General Business, Finance, Business Management, Marketing, Health Care Management
Minor(s): Business, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Health Care Management, Marketing, Not For Profit

III. Education Department

Teacher Licensure Programs:
Early Childhood Education (PreK-2) - Psychology
Elementary and Special Education (1-6) - American Studies, English, Mathematics and Computer Technology
Secondary Education in the following disciplines: Art, Art Therapy, Biology, English, Mathematics, History.
Minor(s): Education

IV. Emergency Medical Services Management Department

Major: Emergency Medical Services Management

V. Exercise Science and Sport Studies Department

Majors: Applied Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Athletic Training / Pre-Physical Therapy, Nutritional Sciences
Minor(s): Nutritional Sciences

VI. Humanities Department

Disciplines: Communication, English, Modern Languages, Religion, Philosophy
Majors: English, Communications/Sports Journalism
Minor(s): English, Philosophy, Religion, Spanish, Professional Writing, Creative Writing, Social Justice
Teacher Licensure Programs: Teacher of English (5-8 and/or 8-12), Elementary Teacher (1-6) and Special Education (Pre-K - 8)

VII. Interdisciplinary Programs

Majors and Programs: General Studies (self-designed major),
Exploratory Studies / Undeclared major (available for first two years)

VIII. Mathematics/Physics/Computer Science Department

Majors: Computer and Information Sciences, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Technology
Minor(s): Computer Science, Computer Programming, Mathematics, Sports Analytics
Teacher Licensure Programs: Teacher of Mathematics (5-8 and/or 8-12), Elementary Teacher (1-6) and Special Education (Pre-K - 8)

IX. Occupational Therapy Department

Majors: Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science/Occupational Therapy and a Master of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy

X. Physical Education and Health Education Department

Majors: Movement and Sports Studies, Health Studies
Minor(s): Athletic Coaching, Health Studies
Teacher Licensure Programs: Teacher of Physical Education (PreK-8 and/or 5-12), Teacher of Health/Family and Consumer Sciences (all grades)

XI. Physical Therapy Department

Major: Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science/Pre-Physical Therapy and Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy

XII. Physician Assistant Department

Major: Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science/Pre-Physician Assistant and a Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant

XIII. Psychology Department

Major: Psychology
Minor(s): Psychology
Teacher Licensure Program: Early Childhood Education - Teachers of Students with and without Disabilities (PreK-2)

XIV. Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Department

Majors: Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Health Science/General Studies
Minor(s): Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Deaf Studies, Health Science, Public Health

XV.Sport Management and Recreation Department

Majors: Recreation Management, Recreation Management with a Therapeutic Recreation and/or Child Life Option, Recreation Management with a Camp Management Option, Sport Management

XVI. Social Science Department

Disciplines: Criminology, History, Sociology, Youth Development
Majors: American Studies, Sociology, Criminal Justice, History, Youth Development
Minor(s): History, Political Science, Sociology, Criminal Justice, YMCA Professional Studies, Youth Development
Teacher Licensure Program: Teacher of History (5-8 and/or 8-12), Elementary Teacher (1-6) and Special Education (Pre-K - 8)

XVII. Visual and Performing Arts

Disciplines: Art, Dance, Drama, Music
Majors: Art, Art Therapy, Computer Graphics/Digital Arts, Dance
Minor(s): 3-D Animation, Art, Art Therapy, Dance, Music, Theatre Arts, Web Design
Teacher Licensure Program: Teacher of Visual Arts (PreK-8, 5-12)

XVIII. School of Human Services (SHS)

Major: Bachelor of Science in Human Services
The SHS program and its courses are not described in this catalog. Because of the unique nature of the School of Human Services, it has its own student catalog. This can be obtained by calling (800) 727-0004 or (413) 748-3207, or by writing to Springfield College, School of Human Services, 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109-3797.