The B.A. program in Public Policy and Advocacy is an interdisciplinary Social Science major focusing upon public and community affairs. The major appeals to students interested in policy analysis, community advocacy, political activism, public administration, journalism, conventional and social entrepreneurship, and pre-law.
The program offers two concentrations:
- Public Law/Conservatorship: For students interested in law school or a career as a court appointed conservator and guardian, which involves financial and health planning for people who need assistance
- Service and Activism: For students whose future work will, in various ways, involve leadership in public and community affairs
Exciting and successful futures
Students in this major can pursue many different goals with this course of study: a lucrative career as a conservator and guardian immediately after graduation; preparation for work in fields related to activism, policy analysis and advocacy, government and business employment; and preparation for graduate study in the Social Sciences, Public or Business Administration, Public Policy, or Law