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.
The UW-System Collaborative Language Program makes less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) available to students at all UW campuses through distributed learning technologies.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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 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.
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 Justice minor is the study of law and its connection to human attitudes, behaviors, practices, and values. Students will develop skills in critical thinking, written and oral communication, and analytical thought.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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…
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.