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  • 2/10(M), 4:30pm. Comm Department Welcome Back Pizza Party
  • 2/18(T): Follow Monday's Schedule Monday
  • 2/19(W): Accepted Students Day
  • 2/28(F): ESPN Tour in Bristol, CT
  • 3/16(M): Seniors Advising Begins
  • 3/23(M),1:30, Ely 348 & 3/24(T), 3:30, Ely 346. Internship Workshop Sessions
  • 3/25(W), 5:30-7:00 (Scanlon) Comm Professionals Networking Night
  • 3/30(M), 5:30-7:30 (Arno Maris Gallery): Networking Night for CAHSS students
  • 3/31(T): WSU Foundation Scholarships Application Deadline
  • 3/23-4/6: CURCA Registration
  • 4/3(F): 2020 WSU Communication Conference Event Registration

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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