Bachelor of Arts Global Sustainability and Justice Studies
Are you concerned about climate change and interested in sustainability issues? Do you want to focus your career on working toward social justice? The major will provide you with the tools to create positive change and help to build strong, diverse and sustainable communities.
All new first-year applicants to St. Scholastica will be awarded either the Benedictine Scholarship or the Access Award, upon admission to the College.
100% of traditional incoming undergraduates receive some type of scholarships. The average for scholarships, grants and/or loans is $31,841.
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St. Scholastica’s longstanding commitment to inclusivity and generous financial aid packages make our world-class educational programs accessible to students from any background.
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Duluth is increasingly recognized as a and is home to a vibrant community of organizations dedicated to environmental and social justice. Experiential learning is integral to the GSJ major and students will work with these organizations as well as in regional and global contexts. Our faculty are deeply connected to local and global organizations and work with students individually to craft experiential learning opportunities, such as internships and study abroad.
Graduates of the St. Scholastica GSJ program are working in the following career fields:
- Sustainable Development
- Environmental Justice
- Culturally-Responsive Health Care
- Youth and Justice
- Anti-Racism, Anti-Poverty and Anti-Violence
- Museum, Library Studies, Information Science
- Higher Education
- Language and Cultural Teaching
- Law, Public Policy and Advocacy
- Immigrant Support and Refugee Resettlement
- International Business
As a double major or minor, GSJ complements other programs on campus, such as Health Humanities, History, languages (ASL, German, Ojibwe, Spanish), Philosophy, Political Science, Pre-Law, Theology and Religious Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Social Work, Nursing and Management.
and give yourself a competitive edge in our global economy by pairing your major with a language. St. Scholastica offers programs and courses in American Sign Language, German, Ojibwe and Spanish.
Meet Our Faculty
Experienced, Dedicated and Distinguished Educators
Expect to be heard, to be challenged and to be involved. St. Scholastica faculty are world-class scholars and experts in their field who invest in your success. Our values of community, respect, stewardship, hospitality and love of learning reflect our faculty鈥檚 commitment to lifting up others and celebrating our common humanity.