Boston College offers academic programs that incorporate community-based learning and/or service trips into the curriculum. Find out more by exploring the links below.
The PULSE program's mission "is to educate our students about social injustice by putting them into direct contact with marginalized populations and social change organizations and by encouraging discussion on classic and contemporary works of philosophy and theology."
- Building a Just Peace in Israel/Palestine is a fall course (SC367.01) in the sociology department with a winter trip to Israel/Palestine. Information sessions are held each spring semester for the following fall's class. For more information, please contact Professor Eve Spangler.
The Global Service & Justice Program provides an opportunity for Boston College students to critically engage with concepts of community service and social justice throughout their time at BC. Through local and international service experiences paired with group reflection and coursework, students will seek a more informed vision of their role in the world, both locally and globally. For more information, please visit the Global Service and Justice Program website.
Casa Bayanihan is an alternative study abroad program in Manila. Casa changes lives by getting you out of the classroom and into the reality of Southeast Asia. Marginalized communities become your classroom. Academics engage lived experience. Spiritual exploration opens your heart. And simple community living connects you with friends to share the journey.