As centuries-long injustices against black and brown persons continue today, the University remains committed to supporting and educating students, faculty and staff on our mission and values centered on inclusion, diversity and equity. Read more

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Westfield State University was recently made aware of disturbing social media matters. We take these matters seriously and the University is assessing and addressing them under appropriate policies and procedures. Read President Torrecilha’s message to the campus community on this matter.

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Philosophy Minor

Why Minor in Philosophy?

Students who wish to add significant philosophic depth to their undergraduate program may take a minor in Philosophy. The minor consists of 18 credits of Philosophy courses. The Philosophy Department does not require a rigid sequence of courses but relies on advising to integrate the minor and the student’s educational needs and interests.