This major focuses on promoting community action through advocacy and campaigns that can be used to further social change and increase civic engagement; crafting and analyzing messages; and considering the impact of messages on social systems.

Students in our program learn how to:

  • open up spaces for dialogue
  • work with others through direct and indirect interaction
  • participate in (and facilitate) community deliberations
  • collaborate with governmental agencies, nonprofit organizations, and industry
  • generate, follow through on, and assess plans for action

This major is also offered at the Rockland Community College extension site.