Seattle University Public Affairs students learn how to explore diverse perspectives to become effective agents of change in the wider community while working to achieve social justice. As a Public Affairs major, you will:
Addressing public and social problems requires an integrated approach. As a Seattle University Public Affairs student, you will build a solid base in the theory of leadership, economics, public policy, management and finance from which you can take action for social change.
As part of the Public Affairs curriculum, you will choose to concentrate in a specific area of interest. The concentrations build upon the CORE Public Affairs curriculum and prepare you with the knowledge and skills needed to develop your specific field of interest.
Through internships, research, experiential learning and study abroad opportunities, you will enrich your classroom experience while preparing for a career that promotes a just and humane world.
"At the Project on Family Homelessness, we apply the diverse knowledge, strategies, and perspectives in PUBA courses to advocate for social issues that directly impact our community. In addition, we use our personal skill sets to collaborate with the community, our non-profit partners, and policy-makers to enact positive social change."