Why Major with us?

Our multiple majors are designed for students to 

  • create knowledge with career skills
  • develop critical thinking with ethical values
  • build awareness of the need for multiple perspectives with a commitment to social justice
  • gain experiences for becoming inclusive and equitable community and organizational leaders

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Your Career Possibilities

Majoring in any of our programs will prepare you with skills and perspectives for multiple careers in the following sectors of the economy:

  • Non-Profit Sector (Local, National, International): Community Development Organizations (CDOs), Community-Based Organizations (CBOs), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), International NGOs (INGOs), Trade Unions, and Social Movements focused on racial justice, gender justice, cultural awareness --> as of 2019, there are about 1.54 million non-profit organizations in the USA alone, controbuting about 6% of the GDP; it is estimated that there are tens of millions of international NGOs

  • Government / Public Sector:Various departments within the government focusing on issues impacting communities, youth, race and ethnicity, gender, violence, inequalities such as Human Resources, Labor, Education, Health, Human Services, Agriculture, Housing, Urban Development

  • Corporate / Private Sector: Increasingly private corporations hire graduates with qualitative and quantitative research methods to do experiential modeling, participant observation, usability studies in product development, transform organizational culture

  • Graduate Study and Higher Education sector:An undergraduate degree in any of our programs prepares you to pursue a graduate degree (M.A. or PhD) in the same or related fields which open up opportunities in organizations such as Schools, Colleges, Universities, Research Institutes, Think Tanks; it also prepares you to pursue professional degrees in Education, Law, and Business management (especially non-profit management), or open your own consultancy