However you like it, UW-Whitewater at Rock County has classes and degree paths to help you discover your passions and meet your career goals. Here, you'll find professors dedicated to teaching, and course options that fit your life.
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To view more information about class schedules, including important add/drop dates, for each semester visit the Registrar's Schedule of Classes webpage.
To view more information about the UWW Academic Calendar, including semester start and end dates, visit the UWW Academic Calendar webpage.
The Department of Integrated Studies at UW-Whitewater at Rock County offers classes in the following subject areas:
Click here for a list of all courses offered in the College of Integrated Studies.
Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree
The Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree is the foundation for many college majors and for the bachelor's degree. The AAS degree provides a two-year, general education liberal arts-based academic program with training in the fine arts and humanities, mathematical and natural sciences, and social sciences.
The AAS degree is a foundation for many majors in the University of Wisconsin System and is generally accepted by other University of Wisconsin System institutions as fulfilling the university-wide general education breadth requirements. Students may earn the Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree with Emphasis.
About the Degree
The degree requires that core requirements in writing and mathematics be completed as well as a distribution of credits in breadth of knowledge categories.The breadth categories in the degree are defined as follows:
Fine Arts and Humanities
Students must acquire knowledge of ideas, beliefs, and abiding concerns pertaining to the human condition as represented in literature, philosophy and cultural history. They must acquire a level of aesthetic appreciation of the human imagination as expressed in the fine arts, and appreciation of the impact of the arts upon the quality and character of human life.
Mathematical and Natural Sciences
Students must know of the nature and workings of the physical universe. They must understand the scientific method, the functions of numerical data and the solving of problems through mathematical and statistical computations, as well as the application of the scientific method in laboratory and experimental work. For this, an appropriate level of computer literacy is required. Students must also be aware of environmental conditions and challenges, the interrelationships of life forms and ecosystems, and the impact of human activities upon natural environments.
Students must understand the nature and dynamics of human social systems and how and why people organize their lives and resources. In doing so, students will learn about both their own and diverse cultures to acquire a historical perspective on long-term characteristics and consequences of social change and an informed understanding of the variety of human conditions and the interrelationships of nations, regions, peoples and individuals.
Application and Performance
Students must demonstrate an understanding of concepts, theory and knowledge through the application of their skills and understanding to specific problems and activities.
Students must become aware of and sensitive to diversity issues and problems. Courses fulfilling this requirement will have a substantial emphasis on cultural diversity within the United States and examine these issues from at least one of the following perspectives: African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American, and American Indian topics.
Students must acquire an appreciation for the multiple dimensions of any given subject by applying the content, methods and assumptions of two or more disciplines. Students will learn to integrate knowledge from across the curriculum. A course is an interdisciplinary studies course if instructors from two or more disciplines teach the course.
Collaborative Degree Programs
Students enrolled at UWW Rock County may complete a bachelor's degree through one of the following Collaborative Degree Programs:
Admissions Requirement - 60 credits
Applied Associate Degree (may need to complete additional general education requirements)
BAAS Degree Requirements
Integrative Learning (High Impact Practice) - 10 credits
Cognitive Skills - 9 credits
Knowlege of Hman Cultures and the Natural World - 12 credits
Emphases - 12-18 credits
Electives- As needed to fulfill degree requirement
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TRIO is a federally funded program that provides academic, personal and career assistance to its participants as they complete their college education.
At UW-Whitewater's Rock County campus, TRIO has been empowering students since 1980, and hundreds have gone on to earn their four-year degree at schools around the state and nation. Students in the TRIO program not only get their degree, they do it with honors. TRIO students are well-represented on the Dean's List and among campus scholarship winners.
TRIO staff includes professionals who individually assess each student's performance and provide an appropriate level of tutoring or advising. TRIO seeks to provide a supportive environment while nurturing the academic and personal growth of each student.
As an eligible student, you can take advantage of the resources TRIO has to offer:
Record of Success
Every year, TRIO serves 150 students who set their sights on success in and out of the classroom. TRIO students at UW-Whitewater at Rock County have gone on to make contributions to the community as teachers, attorneys, journalists, small business owners and leaders in many other fields.
TRIO aims to provide equal educational opportunities for all eligible students. You are eligible if you meet one or more of the following criteria:
If you are interested in becoming a member of TRIO, call 608-758-6535 or email email@example.com. Applications for TRIO can be found here. Completed applications may be submitted to Julie Janiak, Director of TRIO Student Support Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org or may be mailed to : TRIO Office | UWW Rock County | 2909 Kellogg Ave. | Janesville, WI 53546
The Learning Support Center (LSC) provides free tutoring for all UWW Rock County students. Our friendly, caring, qualified staff can assist individuals or groups in writing, mathematics and other subjects.
Academic advising is a very important part of your college experience at UWW Rock County. Advisors are available to assist you in developing educational plans that are compatible with your life goals. The ultimate responsibility for making decisions about your educational plans rests directly with you, but your academic advisor can help!
Your academic advisor helps you to:
New freshmen meet with an advisor from the Solution Center prior to the start of their first semester as part of our freshmen orientation program. As the first semester begins, new students can meet with an advisor whenever the need arises.
Advising for Transfer/Re-entry Students
Returning adult students most likely will meet an advisor prior to the start of first semester and throughout your attendance at UWW Rock County.In addition to working individually with an advisor, the university provides a number of other resources to assist students in the academic and career exploration process.
To make an appointment with an academic advisor, contact the Solution Center by calling 608-758-6541 during regular business hours, sending an e-mail to email@example.com, or stopping by the Solution Center in Hyatt Smith Hall during regular business hours.
Online Advising Resources
To further explore majors and careers, check out these helpful Web sites:
Visit the UW-Whitewater Registrar webpage for official and archived information about admission, registration, financial aid, academic regulations, course descriptions and more.
Please see the Policies section for information about academic policies including class attendance, grade appeals, and academic integrity and misconduct.
The Continuing Education Department at UWW Rock County can provide test proctoring for students taking exams in online courses. Students may set up proctoring appointments by visiting the Continuing Education test proctoring site. If you have any questions or would like further information regarding test proctoring please contact Molly Cook, Program Manager of Continuing Education, at CookMJ24@uww.edu or 608-898-5022.