Click here if you are not redirected. Nutritional Sciences Major Introduced
Promoting health and wellness through numerous academic disciplines since 1885, Springfield College has a strong history of generating the kind of thinkers who link theory and practice, and who foster a deep appreciation for service through our Humanics philosophy. The new nutritional sciences program at Springfield College will be grounded in our philosophy and inspired by promoting practical and creative contributions to nutritional changes in America. Information is available from program director Richard Wood, Ph.D., assistant professor of exercise science and sport studies, at or (413) 748-3179.
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Designed as a non-dietetic track, this program will lead to graduate programs in nutritional sciences as well as to employment opportunities in both the public and private sectors, including in the areas of public or community health, food industry, marketing and product design, patient advocacy, education, research, sales, government, and sport performance.

The Degree

Housed in the Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies, this course of study will lead students to a bachelor of science (B.S.) degree in nutritional sciences.

The Reason

Most major health care organizations and members of the public would agree that focus on nutrition is more important now than ever – and most Americans would agree that nutrition is now more confusing and controversial than ever. We need educated, motivated, creative thinkers to meet America’s nutritional needs.

The Curriculum

A total of 120 credits will be required for graduation, including 40-46 general education requirements, 62 of core major requirements, and 17-23 elective credits.

The Courses Include: