HISTORY: Haven't we all heard that those who do not understand history are destined to repeat it?
As a USJ History major, you will delve deep into the annals of local, national and world history, enabling you to interpret the present in order to shape the future.
Be a catalyst for change as you step into the forefront of this exciting — and meaningful — profession.
USJ’s new bachelor’s of science program will prepare you with a solid foundation in Criminal Justice, along with expertise in Restorative Justice, a growing component of the field. Our innovative and interdisciplinary curriculum will prepare you for career success — and the ability to make a difference in your community!
The new B.A. program in Public Policy and Advocacy is an interdisciplinary Social Science major focusing upon public and community affairs.
The Public Policy and Advocacy major appeals to a wide range of students, especially those interested in policy analysis, community advocacy, political activism, public administration, journalism, conventional and social entrepreneurship, guardianship and conservatorship, and pre-law.
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 programs of graduate study in the Social Sciences, Public or Business Administration; Public Policy; or Law among others.
Our programs in these disciplines will sharpen your communication and research abilities, thereby cultivating the critical thinking skills required by many graduate programs and professional organizations. Contact us to learn more, or apply today.
Internship and Career Options for Department Majors:
Students majoring in History or Public Policy participate in internships and find employment at some of the most exciting organizations, companies and career fields with the Greater Hartford community, such as:
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