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2010-2011 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 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

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)

II. Biology/Chemistry Department

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

III. Mathematics/Physics/Computer Science Department

Majors: Computer and Information Sciences, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Technology
Minor(s): Computer Science, Computer Programming, Mathematics
Teacher Licensure Programs: Teacher of Mathematics (5—8 and/or 8—12), Elementary Teacher (1—6)

IV. 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

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(s): Nutrition

VII. Humanities Department

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


VIII. Interdisciplinary Programs

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

IX. Business Administration Department

Majors: Business Management, Health Services Administration
Minor(s): Business Management, Economics, Not For Profit

X. Occupational Therapy Department

Majors: Occupational Therapy - Health Science; Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy with a Bachelor’s degree in a related major.
Dual degree programs in: Art Therapy, Biology, Dance, General Studies, Psychology, Rehabilitation and Disability Studies.

XI. Physician Assistant Department

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

XII. Physical Education and Health Education Department

Majors: Movement and Sport 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)

XIII. Physical Therapy Department

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

XIV. Psychology Department

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

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. Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Department

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

XVII. 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, Social Justice, YMCA Professional Studies, Youth Development
Teacher Licensure Program: Teacher of History (5—8 and/or 8—12), Elementary
Teacher (1—6)

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.