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2003-2004 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2003-2004 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Affairs Program

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. Visual and Performing Arts Department
Disciplines: Art, Dance, Drama, Music
Majors: Art, Art Therapy, Computer Graphics, Dance
Minors: Art, Art Therapy, Dance, Music, Theatre Arts
Licensure Program: Teacher of Visual Arts (PreK8, 512)

II. Biology/Chemistry Department
Majors: Biology, Sports Biology
Minors: Biology, Chemistry
Licensure Program: Teacher of Biology (58 and/or 812)

III. Mathematics/Physics/Computer Science Department
Majors: Computer and Information Sciences, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Technology
Minors: Computer Science, Computer Programming, Mathematics
Licensure Programs: Teacher of Mathematics (58 and/or 812), Elementary Teacher (16)

IV. Education Department
Licensure Programs: Early Childhood Education (PreK2), Elementary
Teacher (16), Secondary Education in the following disciplines: Art, Biology, English, Mathematics, History.

V. Emergency Medical Services Management Department
Major: Emergency Medical Services Management

VI. Exercise Science and Sport Studies Department
Majors: Applied Exercise Science, Athletic Training
Minor: Nutrition

VII. Humanities Department
Disciplines: Communication, English, Modern Languages, Religion, Philosophy
Majors: English, Communications/Sports Journalism
Minors: English, Philosophy, Religion, Spanish
Licensure Programs: Teacher of English (58 and/or 812), Elementary Teacher (16)

VIII. Interdisciplinary Programs
Majors and Programs: General Studies (self-designed major),
Undeclared major (available for first two years), YMCA studies

IX. Management and Economics Department
Majors: Business Management, Health Services Administration
Minors: Business Management, Economics

X. Occupational Therapy Department
Major: Masters degree in Occupational Therapy with a Bachelors degree in a related major

XI. Physician Assistant Department
Major: Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant

XII. Physical Education Teaching and Administration Department
Majors: Movement and Sport Studies, Health Studies
Minor: Athletic Coaching, Health Studies
Licensure Programs: Teacher of Physical Education (PreK8 and/or 512), Teacher of Health/Family and Consumer Sciences (all grades)

XIII. Physical Therapy Department
Major: Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy

XIV. Psychology Department
Major: Psychology
Minor: Psychology
Licensure Program: Teachers of Students with and without Disabilities (PreK2)

XV.Sport Management and Recreation Department
Majors: Recreation Management, Therapeutic
Recreation Services, Sport Management
Emphases: Child Life Specialist, Outdoor Recreation, Tourism

XVI. Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Department
Majors: Rehabilitation and Disability Studies
Minor: Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

XVII. Social Science Department
Disciplines: Criminology, History, Political Science, Sociology, Youth Development
Majors: American Studies, Applied Sociology, Criminal Justice, History, Youth Development
Minors: History, Political Science, Sociology
Licensure Program: Teacher of History (58 and/or 812), Elementary
Teacher (16)

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.