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Global Studies and Social Impact, B.A., B.S.

Global studies and social impact (GSI) addresses the world's greatest challenges - food, security, climate change, human rights, religious freedom, and conflict - by placing contemporary issues center stage, and preparing students to be creative, flexible thinkers within local and global communities.

Program Overview

Students earn a B.A. or B.S. in GSI by taking courses organized around interdisciplinary global themes. Students also choose two world regions to study in more depth.

Why Pursue Global Studies and Social Impact at Grand Valley?

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