Welcome to the College of Letters and Sciences (L&S) at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater! We offer an array of undergraduate and graduate programs to meet your professional and personal interests in the humanities and sciences. Our dedicated faculty and staff prepare students for the jobs of the future by teaching them life-long, transferable skills that allow them to think critically, write and communicate effectively, understand diverse perspectives, arrive at interdisciplinary solutions to complex problems, and inspire intellectual curiosity in others. High impact practices, such as community based learning, internships, undergraduate research, travel study, or study abroad, are embedded in the classroom and degree plans to ensure that you’ll have a holistic experience within L&S. L&S courses in General Education, as well as specialized courses in majors, minors, and certificates, work to develop skills, knowledge, and values that are essential for careers in today’s changing and dynamic world.
In addition to the humanities, social sciences and physical and natural sciences traditionally offered in a L&S College, we offer programs in areas such as cybersecurity, social work, forensic science, legal studies, public history, professional writing and publishing, film studies, and criminology. Our science programs include strong pre-professional programs in a number of fields, such as chiropractic, dentistry, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine. Minors and specialized certificates in L&S provide additional opportunities to develop and refine skillsets to strengthen credentials and build your resume.
As a Letters and Sciences’ student, you will encounter courses and opportunities that will expand your horizons. Award winning, innovative, and engaging faculty, alumni mentors, and staff are dedicated to your success. Challenging and rewarding coursework will grow your intellectual curiosity and help you reach your academic and professional goals.
Welcome Warhawks to the College of Letters and Sciences!
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Phone: (262) 472-1713
Our students are high achievers who thrive in our culture of boundless discovery and cross-disciplinary thinking.
Transformative Learning Spaces – Undergraduate access to high-tech equipment has been the hallmark our science programs, giving students a competitive edge in graduate school and the workforce. Learn more about the Letters and Sciences Equipment Fund.
Student Opportunities Fund – Each year over 100 students seek to participate in travel study experiences to engage in field study or immerse themselves in a different culture. Learn more about the Student Opportunities Fund.
The Dean's Advisory Council serves as a liaison between the student body and the College of Letters and Sciences . It acts in an advisory capacity to the dean by making recommendations about college needs and services, programs and general operations. It is also intended to connect students with available resources, and to bridge communication between students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Dean's Advisory Board members include both alumni and friends of the university. They are civic leaders, individuals with knowledge and expertise that can be highly beneficial to both the students and faculty within the College of Letters and Sciences.
Thomas Adsit '78
Strategic Project Manager
Fred Arndt '70
Retired Director of HR
M: Political Science and English
Steve Burrows '74
Anheuser-Busch International, Inc
M: Geography; m: History
Mr. Aaron Feggestad '03
Senior Scientist and Associate
Stantec Consulting Services, Inc
M: Geography/Environmental Studies
Tim Fixmer '75
M: Psychology; m: Art
Steve Gillman '73
Retired SVP - Human Resources and Administration
Kerri Grawe '83
Director of Sales
Davidson, North Carolina, United States
M: Biology; m: Professional Business
Kristopher Hanson '96
Linder & Marsack SC
M: Political Science; m: History
Tim Hopper '88
Major Case Manager
M: Political Science
Ernest James '12
Associate Cancer Research Administrator
Marshfield Clinic and Research Institute-Cancer Care and Research Center
M: Public Policy & Administration, MBA
Doug Kiel '05
Department of History | Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR)
M: American Indian Studies, History
Dean Kleyn '87
M: Psychology; m: Human Resources Management
Dr. Kurt Krummel '96
Director of Sequencing Platforms
M: Biology; m: Chemistry
Dave Lang '73
Lang Dental Manufacturing Co., Inc.
M: Biology; m: Chemistry
Amos Malone '15, MSE '17
Committee Vice Chairperson
United States District Court,
Western District of Wisconsin
M: Criminology, MSE Professional Development
Crystal McClain '03
Founder and President
Revive Youth & Family Services
M: Social Work, MSW
Don Meyer '69 MSE '74
Family Resources Associates
M: Psychology; MSE: School Psychology
Michael Mitchell '70
Retired International Tourism (various)
Briarpatch Youth Service
M: Geography & History, MAT '93
Retired Professor Emeritus, Sociology
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Jan Peebles '79
Retired Research and Development Manager
M: Mathematics and Chemistry
Timothy G. Sparks '80
Director of Regulatory Affairs
UW ICTR UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
M: Biology and Chemistry
Tom Van De Bogart '74
Retired Director of Finance
M: Political Science; m: Sociology
Diane Welsh '84
Pines Bach, LLP