A minor unique to Siena, Franciscan Service and Advocacy unites academic interests with the College’s mission to make the world a more compassionate, merciful and humane home for all God's children. In the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi, students contemplate life’s choices and values in the classroom while pursuing a life of service to help the poor and marginalized in the community. All students in this minor complete an internship. 

Courses offered include:

  • History of the Franciscan Tradition
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Peace Studies
  • Catholic Social Teaching
  • Social Psychology
  • and more, based on your interests

Judy Dougherty