Public Service & Community Engagement

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Public Service & Community Engagement

The Minor in Public Service and Community Engagement is an innovative, intensive, interdisciplinary program open to all USF undergraduates, regardless of their major, who are interested in developing their skills and knowledge in public service.

The minor provides the analytical, organizational, and advocacy skills and preparation needed for sophisticated public service. Participation in the minor prepares students to undertake community problem solving through active citizenship. Through experiential learning, reflection, and analysis, students will have direct exposure to some of the most pressing social issues facing the world. Student can select a global and/or local focus depending on their interests.

Graduates of the program will be honored as "McCarthy Scholars" at Commencement.

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Contact Info

Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good

M-F 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Masonic, Room 106
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 422-5662 (415) 422-5641