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Social and Environmental Justice (BA)

Social and Environmental Justice (BA)

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Want to change the world? This unique program will prepare you for a career in social and environmental justice by providing you with the knowledge, inspiration and career skills to directly contribute to the world.

Our graduates are socially aware citizens and inspirational leaders in their communities who are contributing to a more positive, collective future for all.

This is a two-year program for students with advanced standing. College graduates from eligible diploma programs can earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in only two years. 

Contact Us:

Nicole Morgan, Academic Program Assistant

T: 519.756.8228 x5517

Faculty and Staff

Program Highlights

  • Tutorials are offered as part of our introductory course, The Engaged Citizen: Social and Environmental Justice in the 21st Century, giving you the valuable opportunity of engaging in a small classroom environment during your first year of university.
  • This program provides a foundation for multiple postgraduate program opportunities such as Laurier's Master in Social Justice and Community Engagement.
  • Senior-level students can gain work-related experience through community-based internships either in the Brantford area or in El Salvador.

Sample Courses

  • Social and Environmental Justice in Practice
  • Sustainability and Global Society
  • The Democratic Imagination
  • Gender, Sex and Social Justice

See all courses available for this program.

Admission Requirements


Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Social Innovation Specialization
  • Issue Advocacy Option
  • Leadership Option or Minor
  • International Development Option
  • Indigenous Studies Minor
  • Law Option

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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