PACE is a collaborative interdisciplinary unit of public affairs oriented scholars that:
- Has 15 full-time faculty, 1-1/2 staff, and numerous part-time lecturers
- Has 4 programs:
- Offers 3 undergraduate and 2 graduate programs and 1 minor
- Sponsors two research and community programs
- Is located on both the SF State main campus and at the Downtown Campus (Public Administration)
Students in these programs are immersed in a problem-oriented learning environment that extends beyond the classroom and into the community, the public arena, and the world. Building on an ethos of social justice and sustainability, faculty prepare PACE graduates with the critical and analytical skills necessary to understand and address the issues and challenges of the twenty-first century, and to critically engage with those in their communities.