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Citizenship and Civic Engagement B.A.

This is a nationally unique double-major program that enables students to contribute to the public good while preparing for careers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.
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About this Program

As a student majoring in citizenship and civic engagement (CCE), you will:

  • Shape your own future while creating positive change in the lives of others.
  • Personalize your experience in this nationally unique program through your work in the classroom and in the community.
  • Turn your passion into action.

Students have the option to join the Maxwell Citizenship Living Learning Community.

Program Information

Degree Type






College or School

Career Path

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Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs is Syracuse University’s home for innovative, interdisciplinary teaching and research in the social sciences, public policy, public administration and international relations. It includes America’s No. 1 ranked graduate program in public affairs, offering highly regarded professional degrees alongside advanced scholarly degrees in the social sciences. It’s also home to undergraduate programs across the full spectrum of social sciences.
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This double-major program is designed to focus and deepen your community engagement skills around your unique area of interest, combining a 33-credit B.A. in CCE with a required second major of your choosing (often in one of the social sciences).

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