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Civic Engagement

Immaculata University’s Civic Engagement Department offers a variety of academic programs that connect the university’s ethical values with real-world applications in a variety of social science fields.

Your coursework will help you understand different historical periods, national and international issues, social behavior and society, diverse populations, and theories of liberty and justice with a strong focus on advocacy. You will strengthen your skills in analytical and critical thinking, effective communication, and ethical conduct. You will have the opportunity to complete a supervised internship or to conduct research, which will expose you to different  aspects of your chosen field.

When you successfully complete your program, you will have a deeper understanding of the ways in which you can create change in your local and global community. You will be equipped to become an active citizen of the world, making informed responses to social issues.

Degrees & Programs

Emergency Management MinorMinorTraditional Undergraduate
Emergency Planning and Management, B.S.BachelorTraditional Undergraduate, Adult Professional
History MinorsMinorTraditional Undergraduate
History-Politics, A.A.AssociateAdult Professional
History, B.A. (optional 7-12 Certification)Bachelor, CertificationTraditional Undergraduate
Legal Studies MinorMinorTraditional Undergraduate
Widener University 3+3 Juris DoctorBachelorTraditional Undergraduate
Criminal Justice, M.S.MasterGraduate
Criminology, B.A.BachelorTraditional Undergraduate
Politics, Law and PolicyBachelorTraditional Undergraduate
Public Administration, B.A.BachelorTraditional Undergraduate
Public Health, B.A.BachelorTraditional Undergraduate
Social Sciences MinorsMinorTraditional Undergraduate
Social Work, B.A.BachelorTraditional Undergraduate
Sociology, B.A.BachelorTraditional Undergraduate

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Joshua J. Weikert, Ph.D.

Associate Professor/Department Chair

Faculty Center 31
(610) 647-4400 3678
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