Bachelor of Arts Sustainability Studies and the Environment
The land we share, the water we drink, the air we breathe — how can we conserve our planet’s natural resources and support thriving societies? If you’re passionate about making a difference and building a sustainable future, make Sustainability Studies part of your path at St. Scholastica.
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 financial aid. 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.
Visit our Catalog to view the program, course and degree requirements, and learning outcomes. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.
Students who successfully complete a Sustainability Studies and the Environment major, along with interdisciplinary courses outside the program, will be exceptionally well prepared for the modern-day workplace and a variety of graduate degrees.
This program is also ideal for students who have an interest in integrating sustainability and the environment into their careers across all industries.
Sustainability now has an impact in all areas of human endeavor. Governments, corporations, religious institutions, academic institutions, non-profit organizations, hospitals, etc. are all incorporating principles of sustainability into their everyday practices.
Additionally, students can prepare themselves for the job market by combining a sustainability major with any field of interest: business, economics, biology, marketing, nursing, management, fine arts, pre-law, etc.
Boost your brainpower 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, Russian and Spanish.