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Global Sustainability

The Global Sustainability Pathway allows students to engage in a real-world experience in high-demand environments. The Global Sustainability Pathway utilizes project-based learning and case study methods to introduce sustainability efforts utilized in a variety of industries. Students will learn about the economics and policy implications of sustainability, with an emphasis on its impact on communities and organizations/companies. Students spend three periods each day for two semesters at the MNCAPS location, engaging in real-world experiences in the sustainability industry. This pathway requires students to apply these concepts to designing, implementing and reporting on a variety of industry-driven projects, solving research problems.

Course Credit

First semester

Course Name High School Credit College Credit
MNCAPS Environmental Science Science
MNCAPS Principles of Macroeconomics Social Studies 3
MNCAPS Interpersonal Communication English

second semester

Course Name High School Credit College Credit
MNCAPS Environmental Science Science
MNCAPS Controversial Global Issues Social Studies
MNCAPS College Freshman Composition English 3


Sample Projects

  1. Research ways to reduce water use in organic produce handling and shipping.
  2. Design product packaging to reduce usage of materials.