A Mathematics minor shows employers and graduate schools that you have strong analytical skills! Plus, a minor does not require many additional courses, especially for math-intensive majors like Business, Chemistry,…
The aquaculture minor has been designed so that students interested in commercial fish farming, aquarium trade, or state, federal, and tribal hatchery programs can select from a cluster of elective courses to specialize the minor for their interests.
The astronomy minor at UWSP complements any science major. Students can earn the minor in six courses.
The Bachelor’s in Applied Computing degree completion program will help you develop skills in both programming technology and business to prepare you to stand out and secure your spot in this growing field.
Basic Second Language Proficiency Certificate allows students to reach a basic proficiency level in a second language and to gain understanding of the cultural context related to the people where this second language is spoken.
Program participants acquire abilities to teach content both in English and another language (either Spanish or Hmong). You will only be awarded the certificate if you successfully complete the English as a Second Language Minor with K-12 Teacher Certification. The Bilingual-Bicultural Education Certificate is only a few additional credits to acquire. It is administered by the Department of World Languages and Literatures.
BUILD YOUR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES CAREER WITH A DEGREE FROM UW-STEVENS POINT UW-Stevens Point offers a wide variety of pre-professional programs, and our graduates have an excellent record of acceptance by…
The Pre-Med Program at UW-Stevens Point offers the chance to participate in laboratory research with faculty. Courses prepare students for impactful careers in medicine. Study in the state-of-the-art Chemistry Biology Building.
Pursuit of a biochemistry degree will allow students to explain life processes in terms of molecular structure and chemical reactions within living cells. This interdisciplinary major has a chemistry-based curriculum, coupled with a significant biology component.
BEGIN YOUR PATH TO PATIENT CARE AT UWSP UW-Stevens Point offers a wide variety of pre-professional programs. Many students who intend to pursue graduate studies in a professional school such…
The Biology- Pre-Physician Assistant Program at UW-Stevens Point will prepare students for impactful careers in medicine. Study in the state-of-the-art Chemistry Biology Building.
UW-Stevens Point offers a wide variety of pre-professional programs, and our graduates have an excellent record of acceptance by graduate and professional schools.
In pursuing a biology degree, you will learn how life develops, functions and changes. Learn how you can build a biological sciences career in fields such as education, private industry, government programs and medicine.
STUDENTS PURSING A CHEMISTRY DEGREE WILL FIND A CHALLENGING, MODERN COURSE OF STUDY The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of Chemistry provides a supportive learning environment. Chemistry appeals to us…
The Chemistry Minor at UW-Stevens Point is designed to give students a solid background in chemistry to supplement a major in other areas. It consists of 26 credits
The UW-System Collaborative Language Program makes less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) available to students at all UW campuses through distributed learning technologies.
The new community sustainability degree at UW-Stevens Point provides course work in environmental science, social inequality, grant writing, environmental law, and environmental ethics.
The Computing and New Media Technologies curriculum provides a wide range of opportunities and has been recognized nationally and internationally, by both industry and other academic institutions, as a leader in several areas of computing and new media technologies.
This minor pairs well with disciplines that benefit from computational skills, and it is recommended for students majoring in Web Development who wish to specialize in software development.
To graduate with a minor in conservation biology you must have a 2.25 minimum cumulative grade point average.
The Creative Writing minor can equip you to think, write and perhaps even perform more creatively. The minor can help you in whatever major you choose to pursue.
The Criminal Justice minor will prepare students for work in the criminal justice field. It is designed to provide students with the courses needed for a successful career in criminal justice agencies and for graduate work in criminology and criminal justice
Build relevant data science skills to thrive in today’s data-driven world. The online University of Wisconsin Graduate Certificate in Data Science is designed for busy professionals ready to sharpen their…
The Earth Science minor offered through the Department of Geography and Geology is designed to offer a broad concentration of studies in earth and atmospheric science. The minor satisfies the basic framework required by the Department of Public Instruction.
Courses are designed to give students a framework in linguistics applied to second language education. This minor is for undergraduate students not pursuing a general education degree. The program provides students with the skills, methods, strategies and practicum experience for working with English language learners.
Courses are designed to give students a framework in linguistics applied to second language education and provides students with the skills, methods, strategies and practice teaching for working with English language learners, K-12. With an introduction to linguistics, an introduction to theories of second language acquisition, as well as the knowledge you will need to teach and/or train effectively at all age levels, this program has many present-day applications.
Are you a licensed teacher interested in adding a English as a Second Language Add-on Licensure/Certification to your resume? Then this program is perfect for you. At UW-Stevens Point, we have online, interactive classes that will provide opportunities for you to examine and enrich your personal and professional goals.
ENRICH YOUR CAREER WITH YOUR DEGREE IN ENGLISH LITERATURE AT UW-STEVENS POINT Studying and responding to literature plays a crucial role in a liberal arts education that enables students to…
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point offers you a strong liberal arts education in language and literature, which fosters communication, critical reading and critical thinking skills. Our English minor consists of…
The English education major, offered through the Department of English, is an undergraduate program at UW-Stevens Point that focuses on the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to teach English and language arts to students, grades 4-12. Successful candidates in the program earn a bachelor’s degree and a Wisconsin teaching license in English and Language Arts education.
Editing and publishing coursework includes book history, the profession of authorship, as well as courses associated with Cornerstone Press, our independent press on campus.
The UW Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Infrastructure helps you build the skills you need to step into roles such as infrastructure manager, solutions architect, information technology operations manager, system engineer,…
Graduates in philosophy with an emphasis in environmental ethics find employment in the nonprofit sector working for environmental advocacy, conservation, sustainable food systems, alternative energy, and environmental education. Students develop reasoned arguments, present research and gain excellent training for graduate school.
The Department of Geography and Geology administers the environmental geography minor. Students in the Department of Geography and Geology have access to facilities including spatial analysis computer laboratories, the Maurice…
Environmental Justice is a 12-credit interdisciplinary certificate administered by the Department of History and International Studies.
One of the longest-running Environmental Studies programs in the nation. The 21-credit minor is a multidisciplinary approach to studying the relationships between people and their environments.
French Language and Literature Designed as a traditional study of French, our major provides students with a balanced knowledge of French language, literature, and civilization. Minimum of 27 credit hours…
Study your environment through Geospatial Science at UW-Stevens Point. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is one of today’s more pervasive high-growth employment sectors and sees a clear need for people with…
The GIS Professional Certificate is awarded upon successful culmination of a series of courses that focus on professional competency and proficiency in using GIS. Valued by both private and public employers, it substantiates your expertise in using GIS to address a broad range of geographic-based issues and problems. Program participants will acquire abilities to communicate effectively with maps, represent earth’s cultural and physical features with GIS data, analyze geospatial patterns, trends, and relationships, and design geospatial models and scenarios for critical decision-making.
The geospatial sciences degree at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point offers specializations in geographic information science and cartography, cultural geography, urban planning and geodesign.
A minor in German offers students a background in the language at the undergraduate level, an introduction to the study of German literary classics, and knowledge of the history of German culture. Students pursing music and the arts may be interested in a German minor for a better multi-cultural understanding of the arts.
GAIN EXPERTISE IN CULTURE AND LITERATURE WITH A UW-STEVENS POINT BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN GERMAN Designed as a traditional study of German, our major provides students with a balanced knowledge of…
You will be well versed in the culture and literature of German speaking peoples as you pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in the Teaching of German, grades K-12. The Teaching German BA includes a study abroad trip requirement.
Coursework in the Applied Bioinformatics Graduate Certificate focuses on developing the specialized data science skills required to process and analyze large-scale biological data sets.
History and social studies education focuses on the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to teach social studies in middle and high school. Successful candidates in the program earn a bachelor’s degree and Wisconsin teaching license in social studies grades 4-12.
The history program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is designed for students preparing to teach and for those interested in such fields as law and library science. The department requires students to take coursework in U.S., world regional, and global/comparative history. Students may also take a concentration in race and ethnicity.
A history minor enhances the teaching possibilities for students majoring in other social science fields, in international studies, or in world languages. Choose the 21-credit minor or History Minor for Teacher Certification with 24 credits.
The International Relations Certificate offered by UWSP’s Political Science Department provides students with an opportunity to pursue an interest in international relations as a complement to their majors. The Certificate…
The INTL major/minor provides a superb background for anyone wishing to pursue a career in international relations or other branches of governmental work. It also provides a solid base for graduate study and for professional careers in fields with international components in business, law, health, natural resource development, the environment, and others.
International Studies at UWSP gives students the chance to make their education global in scope, while developing intercultural knowledge and skills that enhance their employability. Whether as a standalone major or in combination with other majors/minors, International Studies can prepare you to make your mark in an increasingly globalized world.
Learn to Lead IT. 100% Online. Organizations need leaders with deep technical understanding to apply technology solutions to business problems. The UW Graduate Certificate in IT Leadership helps you build…
Advance Your Career in IT management. 100% online. The UW Graduate Certificate in IT Operations helps you build the skills you need to step into roles such as project manager,…
The Language Study Interdisciplinary Certificate provides a solid foundation for students wishing to pursue graduate study in language-related fields such as linguistics, rhetoric, psychology, sociology, philosophy, communication, and foreign languages.
The Law and Policy Minor prepares students for a range of careers in law oriented fields. The minor is excellent preparation for law school, and the course selection provides you with some of the skills and knowledge recommended by the American Bar Association for law school preparation.
BLAZE A TRAIL IN THE ADVANCING FIELD OF BIOTECHNOLOGY WITH YOUR ONLINE DEGREE Every day, biotechnology is working to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems and moving forward…
Discover your path to a secure future and a rewarding career in cybersecurity. Earn your M.S. in Cybersecurity in our 100% online program, led by faculty across eight campuses. The program’s four tracks of study give you the opportunity to tailor your degree to match your interests and career ambitions.
FIND YOUR FUTURE IN BIG DATA With the potential to impact nearly every sector of the global economy, data science is emerging as one of the fastest-growing professions of the…
Where IT Meets Business What does it mean to earn your Master of Science in Information Technology Management? It means that you’ll have the skills IT teams need—communication, leadership, business…
SOLVE PROBLEMS AND EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS WITH A DEGREE IN MATHEMATICS FROM UW-STEVENS POINT A Bachelor of Science degree in mathematical sciences prepares students for jobs in statistics, logistics, actuarial…
The mathematics education major focuses on the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to teach mathematics to students, grades 4-12. Successful candidates in the program earn a bachelor’s degree and a Wisconsin teaching license in mathematics education.
The Mathematics Minor for Teacher Certification is for Secondary Education majors who want to add a Math component to their teaching portfolio. This pairs easily with the Natural Science Teaching…
BEGIN YOUR REWARDING WORK MANAGING RISK; EARN A DEGREE IN ACTUARIAL MATH The mathematics actuarial program features a strong concentration of mathematics courses, including linear algebra and probability and statistics,…
EARN A DEGREE CUSTOMIZED TO FIT YOUR NEEDS Chart your own major path! The multidisciplinary major is designed to permit you to choose from a variety of pathways to complete…
Museum Studies exposes students to the wide array of potential careers within museums and related institutions. Students complete introductory coursework in museum studies before taking classes specific to public history, natural history, or the visual arts.
The Native American and Indigenous Studies certificate program emphasizes native perspectives, past and present, with particular emphasis on the sovereign Ho Chunk, Menominee, Ojibwe, Oneida, Potawatomi, Stockbridge-Munsee, and Brothertown nations of Wisconsin. Where appropriate, students may complete their certificate requirements with an internship or other applied learning experience in their major, completed in a tribal business or agency.
Natural Science Education degree at UW Stevens Point provides ample knowledge to teach 4-12 grade science disciplines.
The Neuroscience and Behavior minor serves students who are interested in traditional neuroscience fields, but also those interested in animal behavior, communicative disorders, and healthcare-related fields.
DEVELOP THE SKILLS TO LEAD AND STRENGTHEN COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS The core courses in the Organizational Leadership B.S. provide a clear and broad curriculum in applied social science. Graduates will be…
Peace Studies is an opportunity to devote part of your college career to the problems of war, violence, and oppression. More importantly, it is a place to explore what we can do about them.
Students with a major in Philosophy with an emphasis in Environmental Ethics train in the skills employers are looking for including critical thinking, advanced writing and research, and clear argumentation. We train students to navigate diverse perspectives skillfully, to reflect on the ethics of these perspectives, and to communicate clearly and persuasively about environmental issues.
The new UWSP degree in Philosophy: Law and Justice curriculum emphasizes the environmental and social role that law and justice play.
A philosophy minor will help you develop skills in analytical thinking and effective communication that will prove useful in many areas of life.
Graduates in philosophy with an emphasis in religious studies possess key skills employers seek, including critical thinking, written and oral communication, information literacy, and most importantly, empathetic understanding of human diversity and the ability to communicate effectively across cultural divides.
A philosophy major can provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary for success in a wide range of career paths. The study of philosophy and religion will help you think logically and critically, deal with ethical questions and communicate effectively across cultural, religious and ideological divides.
The physics-engineering dual-degree program provides a broad base of skills designed to transfer pathways to a variety of UW System engineering programs. Complete all requirements of UW-Stevens Point’s General Education Program (GEP) for the physics B.S. major. UW-Milwaukee accepts UW-Stevens Point credits in lieu of its own general education requirements for students.
The Physics with Applied Electronics Emphasis major is aimed at students who plan on pursuing a career in industry right after graduation. Students take most of the core upper-level physics courses, with more emphasis on the laboratory courses. Students are required to participate in an industrial internship.
The Physics with Applied Mechanics Emphasis major is aimed at students who plan on pursuing a career in industry right after graduation. Students take most of the core upper-level physics courses, with more emphasis on the laboratory courses. Students are required to participate in an industrial internship.
A minor in physics gives you an outstanding foundation for understanding science and technology. By succeeding in a challenging field of study, you will be able to distinguish yourself when…
Challenging coursework and hands-on student opportunities will prepare you for success with a Physics Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree at UW-Stevens Point.
The political science major allows students to study the government and politics of the United States and other countries, their foreign affairs and foreign policies, and international relations. Our courses cover social scientific, theoretical and philosophical approaches to politics.
The UW-Stevens Point Pre-Engineering A.S. provides students a broad base of knowledge in engineering, math and science. It allow for smooth transfer into programs across the UW System.
The Pre-Engineering Curriculum is a two year program in which students take core math, physics and chemistry classes in preparation for acceptance into an engineering program. UWSP offers degrees in Paper Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineering.
BUILD YOUR PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES CAREER WITH A DEGREE FROM UW-STEVENS POINT UW-Stevens Point offers a wide variety of pre-professional programs, and our graduates have an excellent record of acceptance by…
The Professional Writing minor is of particular value for students interested in publishing and editing careers, producing content for digital media, careers that require grant writing experience, and other jobs in which writing with a clear purpose is paramount. Consists of 24 credits beyond the General Education Composition requirement.
The Psychology: Human Services major is designed for students who may pursue bachelor’s-level or advanced degree careers in human services-oriented field (e.g., counseling, clinical psychology, school psychology). The human services concentration focuses on developing the knowledge and skills necessary for counseling and behavioral modification.
After completing the Introduction to Psychology course, students have substantial freedom to explore the many areas of psychology.
Your online pathway to a BS in Psychology at UW-Stevens Point provides you the flexibility to start or complete your degree fully online with instructors who are highly interactive in the remote learning environment.
The Psychology Major is designed to provide a broad, yet thorough, understanding of the discipline of Psychology. All students begin by taking an introduction to the field, then learn the fundamentals of research methods and statistics.
The Race and Ethnicity minor provides a multi-disciplinary approach in which you gain skills and perspectives critical to thriving in diverse communities and workplaces. The minor includes many categories of the General Education Program, allowing you to pursue a distinct race and ethnicity track within the GEP.
Religious Studies focuses on empathetic understanding of human diversity and trains students in the skill of effective communication across cultural divides.
The Social Justice and Equity certificate critically examines the principles of social justice theory and practice, social activism, and cultivates professional proficiencies that address equity, diversity and inclusion – with…
The Health, Behavior, and Society minor will broaden your understanding of the complex social factors that influence the health of human beings. In addition, this minor will prepare you for graduate training and careers in a number of allied health fields.
An Associate of Science (AS) in Human Services allows students to fulfill standard AS requirements and gain expertise in preparation for entry-level careers in behavioral sciences and human services. This two-year degree also provides a strong foundation for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or Sociology.
The 100% online Social Work BA online at UW-Stevens Point engages students in policy practice and advances human rights. Students are prepared for entry-level professional social work as well as graduate study.
Becoming a professional social worker can be a positive step toward a very rewarding career that can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and society as a whole.
A sociology degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point builds a liberal arts foundation for other specialties such as advertising, business, counseling, engineering, journalism, medicine, planning, public affairs, religion and social services.
Build a strong liberal arts foundation with a minor in sociology, consisting of 18 credits. You may decide to pursue a Teacher Certification in Sociology Minor with 25 credits.
GET CAREER-READY WITH YOUR ONLINE SOCIOLOGY DEGREE Sociology students at UW-Stevens Point prepare to make an impact as they enter careers in community and human service, law enforcement and criminal…
SEE THE WORLD THROUGH MORE THAN ONE LENS WITH A MINOR IN SPANISH AT UW-STEVENS POINT A Spanish minor is an excellent option for a variety of majors. Approximately 350 million…
The Spanish-speaking population is one of the fasting growing segments in the world, especially in the United States. It is the second most spoken language in the world. Becoming bilingual means seeing the world through more than one lens; a skill that can help you in many areas and a valuable skill in today’s job market.
Spanish teachers are in extremely high demand at this time in Wisconsin as well as in other states. We have 100% placement of our Spanish Education majors immediately following certification.
The STEM Certificate for Teaching is intended for those completing a major in education, teaching pedagogy and/or curricular design. Certificate is 15 credits.
The Substance Use and Addiction Studies Minor will prepare you to engage, assess, and intervene with individuals, families, groups, and communities impacted by substance use. You will gain knowledge and…
While the Department of Public Instruction no longer requires Elementary Education majors to choose a minor area of study, these pre-service teachers will have a number of elective credits remaining…
This minor administered by the Department of Geography and Geology studies the use of geospatial technologies to plan built and natural environments.
The web development major and minor teach the design, development and evaluation of interactive products. Graduates rank among the top on campus in gaining employment in applicable fields or continuing studies in a related field.
The Web Development minor provides students with a foundation in web design and development, including the theory and practice of human-centered design and evaluation with a focus on usability and user experience, and fundamentals of working with modern web technologies. This minor pairs well with disciplines that benefit from user-centric design and evaluation skills.
Women’s and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary minor that examines the impact of gender codes and biases in society and individual lives. This minor is especially valuable for students interested in social work, counseling, public policy and justice advocacy.
World Languages Communicative Proficiency Certificate helps you further develop your proficiency level in one of the target languages taught in the Department of World Languages and Literatures and deepen your understanding of the cultures of the people who speak this language.