Majors & Minors

This page contains all the majors and minors from the College of Letters and Sciences. Please use the menu on the right to jump between different areas of discipline.  

Asian Studies

Minor - Asian Studies Checksheet

Bioinformatics

Minor - Bioinformatics Checksheet

Biological Sciences

Major - Cell Biology & Physiology Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - Ecology Evolution and Behavior Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - Honors Biology Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - Marine Biology& Freshwater Ecology Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - Pre BioMedical Professions Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Minor - Biology Checksheet
Minor - Biology Education

Chemistry

Major - Analytical/Instrumental Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - Biochemistry Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE Chemistry Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - Chemistry Honors Checksheet FourYear Plan
Major - Liberal Arts Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - Professional ACS Approved Major                          Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Minor - Chemistry Checksheet

Computer Science

Major - BS Computer Science Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Computer Science Comprehensive Four-Year Plan
Minor - Computer Science Checksheet
Minor - Web Site Development and Administration             Checksheet

Economics

Major - BA Economics             Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Economics              Four-Year Plan
Minor - Economics  Checksheet

Environmental Science

Major - Environmental Resource Management Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - Geosciences Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - Natural Sciences Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan

Film Studies

Minor - Film Studies Checksheet

Geography & Geology

Major - BA Cultural Geography Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Cultural Geography Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Geography, General Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Geography, General Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Geography Geology Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Geography Geology Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Geography/Physical-Environmental Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Geography/Quantative Techniques Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Geography/Quantative Techniques Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Geography Urban Track Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Geography Urban Track Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE Geography Checksheet
Major - BSE Broadfield Social Studies Geography Emphasis Checksheet
Minor - Geography Checksheet
Minor - Geology Checksheet
Minor - Urban Development Checksheet
Minor - Environmental Studies Checksheet
Minor - Geography Education Checksheet
Minor - Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Checksheet

History

Major - BA History Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA History Honors Checksheet
Major - BS History Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS History Honors Checksheet
Major - BA Public History Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Public History Emphasis Honors Checksheet
Major - BS Public History Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Public History Emphasis Honors Checksheet
Major - BSE History Checksheet
Major - Social Studies Broadfield with History Emphasis Checksheet
Minor - BA/BS History Checksheet
Minor - History w/ Education Emphasis Checksheet

Individualized Major

Major - Individualized Major  

Integrated Science and Business

Major - BS Integrated Science and Business Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Integrated Science and Business w/ Water Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan

International studies

Major - BA International Studies Business Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS International Studies Business Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA International Studies Foreign Language and Area Studies Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS International Studies Foreign Language and Area Studies Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA International Studies International Economics Emphasis  Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS International Studies International Economics Emphasis  Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA International Studies Public Diplomacy Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS International Studies Public Diplomacy Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Minor - International Studies Checksheet

Japanese Studies

Major - Japanese Studies Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Minor - Japanese Studies Checksheet Four-Year Plan

Languages & Literatures

English    
Major - BA/BS Creative Writing Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA/BS English Literature Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA/BS English Professional Writing & Publishing Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE English Education Checksheet
Minor - English Checksheet
Minor - English Education Checksheet
Minor - English Professional Writing & Publishing Checksheet
Minor - English Creative Writing Checksheet
Minor - Teaching English as a Second Language/Bilingual-Bicultural Checksheet
Minor - Teaching English as a Second Language Checksheet
French
Major - BA French Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS French Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE French Checksheet
Minor - French Checksheet
Minor - French Education Checksheet
German
Major - BA German Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS German Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE German Four-Year Plan
Minor - German Checksheet
Minor - German Education Checksheet
Spanish
Major - BA Spanish Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Spanish Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE Spanish Checksheet
Minor - Spanish
Minor - Spanish Education
Arabic
Checksheet
Chinese
Checksheet

Mathematics

Major - BA Applied Mathematics Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Applied Mathematics Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Mathematics Statistics Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Mathematics Statistics Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Pure Mathematics Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Pure Mathematics Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE Mathematics for Secondary Education Four-Year Plan
Minor - Actuarial Mathematics Checksheet
Minor - Mathematics Checksheet
Mathematics: Elementary Education Emphasis Checksheet
Mathematics: Secondary Education Emphasis Checksheet

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Major - BA Liberal Studies (36 credits or 54 credits)

Checksheet (36)
Checksheet (54)

Four-Year Plan (36 or 54 credits)
Major - BS Liberal Studies (36 credits or 54 credits)

Checksheet (36)
Checksheet (54)

Four-Year Plan (36 or 54 credits)
Minor - Liberal Studies Checksheet
Minor - Philosophy Checksheet
Minor - Philosophy Education
Minor - World Religions Checksheet

Physics

Major - 3-2 Program Checksheet Three-Year Plan
Major - Education Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - Engineering Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - Graduate School Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - Industrial Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Minor - Physics Checksheet
Minor - Physics Education Checksheet
Minor - Physical Science Checksheet

Political Science

Major - BA Political Science Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Political Science Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Political Science Honors Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Political Science Honors Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Political Science w/ Legal Studies Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Political Science w/ Legal Studies Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE Political Science Checksheet
Major - BSE Social Studies Broadfield Political Science Emphasis Checksheet
Minor - BSE Political Science Checksheet
Minor - Legal Studies Checksheet
Minor - Middle Eastern Studies Checksheet
Minor - Peace & Justice Studies (PAX) Checksheet
Minor - Political Science Checksheet
Minor - Public Administration Checksheet

Pre-Professional Programs

Chiropractic
Dentistry
Law
Medicine
Optometry
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Veterinary Medicine

Psychology

Major - BA Psychology Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Psychology Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA/BS Psychological Sciences Emphasis Checksheet
Major - BA/BS Scientist-Practitioner Emphasis Checksheet
Major - BSE Psychology Checksheet
Major - BSE Social Studies Broadfield Psychology Emphasis Checksheet
Minor - Psychology Checksheet
Minor - Psychology for Business Majors Checksheet
Minor - Psychology for Secondary Education Majors Checksheet

Public Policy and Administration

Major - Public Policy and Administration Checksheet Four-Year Plan

Race and Ethnic Studies

Minor - Race and Ethnic Studies Checksheet

Social Work

Major - BA Social Work Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Social Work Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Minor - Human Services Checksheet

Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology

Major - BA Criminology Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Criminology Checksheet
Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Sociology Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Sociology Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Sociology Global Comparative Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Sociology Global Comparative Emphasis Checksheet
Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Sociology Honors Emphasis Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Sociology Honors Emphasis Checksheet
Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE Social Studies Broadfield Sociology Emphasis Checksheet
Minor - Anthropology Checksheet
Minor - Criminology Checksheet
Minor - Family, Health and Disability Studies Checksheet
Minor - Sociology Education Checksheet
Minor - Sociology Checksheet

Women's and Gender Studies

Major - BA Women's Studies Checksheet Four-Year Plan
Minor - Gender and Ethnic Studies Checksheet
Minor - Women's Studies Checksheet

Certificates in the college of letters and sciences

Applied Research Certificate Leda Nath Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology
Corporate Social Responsibility (Effective Spring 2015) Leda Nath Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology
Disability Studies Loren Wilbers Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology
Diversity Leadership Certificate Ellie Schemenauer Women's and Gender Studies
Forensics Science Certificate (Effective Spring 2015) Pete Killoran Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Eric Compas Geography & Geology
Global Engagement Matt Lange Languages & Literatures
Lobbying Jolly Emrey Political Science
Paralegal Jolly Emrey Political Science
Professional Writing and Publishing Janine Tobeck Languages & Literatures
Web Site Development and Administration Athula Gunawardena Computer Science
Women's Studies Ellie Schemenauer Women's and Gender Studies

*A certificate is a 15-18 credit cluster of courses that provides additional expertise in an area.

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Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

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Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621
E-mail: reicherr@uww.edu

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