Develop thinking and communication skills and expand your knowledge of the broader world at UW-Stevens Point

The humanities help us understand and interpret the human experience, as individuals and societies. They encourage students to develop critical thinking, quantitative, and communication skills, grow knowledge of the broader world, learn about personal accountability, social equity, and environmental sustainability, and work across disciplines.

In the UW-Stevens Point School of Humanities and Global Studies you can study English, History, Philosophy and World Languages as well as Religion, International Studies, Women & Gender Studies, Environmental Ethics and Social Studies Education. 

At UW-Stevens Point we are passionate about student success. With personal attention from faculty and staff, let us help you gain the skills needed for the jobs of today and prepare you for the jobs of tomorrow.

Areas of study

The School of Humanities and Global Studies offers the following degrees:


The school offers minors in biomedical writing, creative writing, professional writing, women’s and gender studies, history, race and ethnicity, international studies, museum studies, peach studies, philosophy, religious studies, French, German and Spanish. It also administers certificates in environmental ethics, second language proficiency, language study, medieval and renaissance studies,  and the master of science in teaching history.

Gain experience outside the classroom

The School of Humanities and Global Studies offers a wide variety of activities to help students grow in their personal and professional development. Faculty and staff maintain relationships with a wide variety of local and regional partners to provide students with field-experience courses and internships.

Research opportunities

Students may participate in student-led and faculty-mentored research with the opportunity to present at the annual College of Letters and Science Undergraduate Research Symposium and other venues.

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Titles published by student-run Cornerstone Press since 1984
88%
History students hired or enrolled in graduate school within a year of graduation
250
UW-Stevens Point philosophy degree recipients from 2001 to 2013, more than any other UW regional university
1,008
Retrocredits students received by taking at least one world language class at UW-Stevens Point in Fall 2017

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