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|Restrictions:||Gustavus applicants only|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2022||09/15/2021 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Glossary entry for program parameter 10168Program Partner:
|HECUA - Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs||
Glossary entry for program parameter 10208Program Term(s):
Glossary entry for program parameter 10164Minimum Class Standing:
|Junior, Senior, Sophomore||
Glossary entry for program parameter 10167Minimum GPA:
Glossary entry for program parameter 10992Prerequisites:
Glossary entry for program parameter 10206Previous Language Study Req?:
Glossary entry for program parameter 10165Language of Instruction:
Glossary entry for program parameter 10166Language courses offered:
Glossary entry for program parameter 11139Meet Language Reqt in One Semester?:
Glossary entry for program parameter 10169Housing Options:
|Apartment (Shared), Student responsibility|
Glossary entry for program parameter 10171Areas of Study:
|American Studies, Art, Arts, Business, Communication, Creative Writing, Culture, Dance, Economics, Education, English, Entrepreneurship, Film, Gender Studies, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Design, Journalism, Literature, Marketing, Mass Communications, Media Studies, Minority Studies, Philosophy, Photography, Service Learning, Social Work, Sociology, Studio Art, Theatre/Drama, Urban Studies, Women's Studies, Writing||Program Design:||Group based, Set Curriculum, Study Center, Theme based|
Glossary entry for program parameter 10212Additional Program Options:
|Community Engagement, Internship (with credit transfer)|
Explore how neighborhoods make artists and how artists shape neighborhoods. Investigate and create art that shapes and inspires critical connections across identities.
What is art for? How do our identities influence the art we make? How do we create work that examines systems of power, oppression, and liberation? Art for Social Change students seek answers to these questions in galleries, museums, street corners, and artist studios. They meet artists whose work creates spaces for healing and reconciliation, and join a growing movement of artists pushing the boundaries of what creative4 credits)
Housing is available through Augsburg University for students who do not currently reside in Minneapolis or St. Paul.
HighlightsStudents will engage in community-centered learning by gaining hands-on experience through an internship. Coursework and internship experiences are integrated throughout the program to create a holistic experience for students. Past internship sites include Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center, Open Eye Figure Theatre, Pangea World Theater, and more.
- Art/Fine Arts
- Creative Writing
- Liberal Arts
- Political Science/Politics
- Social Sciences
- Urban & Regional Planning
- Women's Studies
- Theater, Drama, Dance
Program fees may vary. Check the HECUA website, here, for the most up to date information.
Programs Costs Include:
Tuition, internship placement and supervision and all course related field visits.
Program is open to:
Any undergraduate student enrolled in a US institution who has completed their first year of college.
Scholarships are Available
HECUA provides Scholarships for Community Engagement, Scholarships for Social Justice, and Scholarships for Racial Justice for semester-length programs each fall and spring. More information about the application process for either scholarship, here, is available on the HECUA website or by contacting the organization.
Application Process Involves
- Online or Paper Application
More information at the HECUA Art for Social Change webpage >>>
HECUA. Gustavus belongs to the HECUA Consortium, so we are a part of the organization that offers this program. Any eligible Gustavus student is welcome to participate in this program.
Application process. Gustavus students will first apply for Gustavus approval through this website. Once approved by Gustavus to participate, you will then complete an online HECUA application as well. Note that Gustavus has a nonrefundable application fee of $70 (required for all Gustavus study away applicants), and that HECUA has a separate nonrefundable application fee of $50.
Advising at Gustavus. If you would like to speak with a Gustavus program advisor, please see our Advising page for more information.