Our campus is surrounded by natural environments that serve as outdoor laboratories for our students. Wilderness areas, rivers, streams, mountains and an abundance of forest lands are all within a short distance of campus. Within walking distance is property owned by the university and regularly used for classes including wetlands, fields, forest, and islands on the Westfield River.
Westfield combines coursework in Environmental Science, Biology, Geography, Regional Planning, and other disciplines, while emphasizing the interdependence of the natural and social sciences.
What makes us great
There are many options to double major or minor in other areas leading to careers in:
Students participate in internships during the school year or summer, and we offer networking events for students to meet current employers and alumni who currently work in the profession.
The Environmental Planning Club encourages members to enrich the environment.