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Westfield State University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Westfield, MA

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Physical Sciences
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Liberal arts/general studies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Law (3+3) with University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth; education (bachelors and masters) with Westfield State University
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
236
Part-Time Faculty
292
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
41%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 2% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 42% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 82% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
319,599
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
814
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Psychology--General
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

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