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Announcement & Latest News/Events

  • 2018 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony. 4pm. 5/19(Sat). MassMutual Center.
  • Pathways to Excellence Donor Event. 5-7pm. 5/11(F). Catherine Dower Center.
  • 2018 Communication Department Award Dinner. 6:00pm 5/4(F). Scanlon Banquet Hall.
  • Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity. 1-4pm. 5/4 (F). Scanlon Banquet Hall.
  • Internship Information Sessions for 2018 Spring/Fall on 3/21(W), 12:30 & 1:30, Ely 313
  • Prof. Cahill is on Sabatical leave for Spring 2018. Prof. Kang is Acting Chair.

Welcome to the Department of Communication website at Westfield State University!

The communication major offers students the historical and theoretical background to analyze and understand global culture dominated by media and dependent on effective communication.

The communication department prepares students to be well-informed, responsible citizens and creative and ethical communication practitioners. The department is unique in offering this balance of theory and practice, which is manifest through our courses, our widely respected internship program, and our students’ involvement in a wide and diverse variety of campus and community organizations.

From the local to the global level, our students and graduates apply their knowledge and skills to pursue further knowledge, establish professional careers, and improve their communities.

Major Concentrations

  • Journalism
  • Public and Corporate Communication
  • Media Arts and Analysis
  • Communication and Culture

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