UW-Whitewater at Rock County

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Whether you are just starting your college journey, are returning to get a new degree, or want to gain valuable skills for the next steps in your career, the College of Integrated Studies at the UW-Whitewater at Rock County campus offers a variety of courses and curriculum designed for your specific needs.

What makes your academic experience unique at U Rock?

  • Low student-faculty ratio
  • Small class sizes
  • Faculty and staff dedicated to providing individual attention
  • Guaranteed transfer to all University of Wisconsin campuses, any major
  • Engaging college experience, including access to undergraduate research, internships, participation in music, theatre and art, as well as an active student government and a wide range of clubs to support your co-curricular experience.

To help you succeed on your journey, we offer flexible degree pathways in both in-person and remote formats to best fit your busy schedules.

Learn more about our academic programs below!



Applied Arts and Sciences Online Bachelor's
Applied Arts and Sciences

The fully online Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) is for students who hold an applied associate degree from a technical college and want to take the next step in furthering their education. With an associate degree, students transfer in at least 60 "applied" credits, entering the program with "junior" status.

Arts and Sciences Associate
Arts and Sciences

The Associate of Arts and Sciences is designed to serve as the general education portion of a four-year liberal arts degree, allowing students to complete core requirements. By completing the 60-credit degree, students can prepare to transfer to any college in hundreds of potential majors. The AAS degree generally fulfills the first two years of general education requirements and offers guaranteed admission into all UW System colleges and universities.

Effective workplace communication Certificate
Effective workplace communication

Employers consistently list effective communication as the primary skill they would like new employees to have. This certificate program provides intensive study of written and oral communication skills in different contexts. From creating an e-portfolio showcasing your work to a service-learning field experience, you will enhance professional, social, and personal interactions in order to become more competitive and effective in the workforce.

Engineering Pre-Professional, Major
Engineering

We offer two flexible pathways to an engineering degree. Through the Partners in Engineering Program at UW-Platteville, students can complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering without leaving the Rock County area. Or you can significantly reduce the cost of your education by starting your engineering degree at Rock and completing at many other institutions through the Pre-Professional Engineering program.

Program Type Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Actuarial Mathematics Minor
African American Studies Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan
Allied Health Foundations Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
American Indian Studies Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan
Anthropology Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Asian/Asian American Studies Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan
Bioinformatics Minor Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
BIOLOGY Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan
Biology - Cell/Physiology Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Biology - Early Entrance/3yr (BS only) Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan
Biology - Ecology Evolution and Behavior Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Biology - Honors Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan
Biology - Marine and Freshwater Ecology Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Biology - Pre-Biomedical Professions Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Chemistry Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan
Chemistry - Analytical/Instrumental Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Chemistry - Biochemistry Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Chemistry - Honors Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Chemistry - Liberal Arts Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Chemistry - Professional ACS Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Computer Science Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Computer Science - Applied Computing Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan
Computer Science - Comprehensive Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan
Computer Science - General Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan
Criminology Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
CYBERSECURITY Major / Minor / Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan
Cybersecurity - Comprehensive Emphasis
Cybersecurity - Cyber Operations Emphasis
Data Science Minor
Economics (L&S) Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
English Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan
English - Creative Writing Emphasis / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
English - Literature Minor / Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Environmental Science Major Factsheet Four Year Plan
Environmental Science - Environmental Resource Management Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Environmental Science - Geosciences Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Environmental Science - Natural Sciences Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Environmental Studies Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Family, Health and Disability Studies Minor Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
FILM STUDIES Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
French Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Geographic Information Systems Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Geography Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan
Geography - Environment and Society Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Geography - Geology Minor / Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
German Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
History Major / Minor / Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
History - Honors Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan
History - Public History Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
History - Public History Honors Emphasis
Human and Social Services Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan
Individually Designed (L&S) Major / Minor Learning Outcomes
Integrated Science/Business (BS) Major Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Integrated Science-Business - Water Resource (BS) Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
International Studies Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan
International Studies - Business Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
International Studies - Foreign Language and Area Studies Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
International Studies - International Economics Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
International Studies - Public Diplomacy Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Japanese Studies Major / Minor Four Year Plan
Latinx/Latin American Studies Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan
LEGAL STUDIES Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan
Liberal Studies Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Liberal Studies - With Minor Emphasis
Liberal Studies - With No Minor Emphasis
Liberal Studies Major with No Minor - Honors Emphasis
Mathematics Major / Minor / Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan
Mathematics - Actuarial Science Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Mathematics - Statistics Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Middle Eastern Studies Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Philosophy Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Philosophy - Education Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Physical Science Minor
Physics Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan
Physics - Engineering and Industry Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Physics - Graduate School Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Political Science Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Political Science - Honors Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan
Professional Spanish Minor
PROFESSIONAL WRITING & PUBLISHING Major / Minor
Psychology Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Psychology - Psychology for Business Majors Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan
Psychology Minor for Secondary Education Majors Minor
Public Administration Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan
Public Health Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Public Policy & Administration Major Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Race & Ethnic Studies Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Social Studies Broadfield - Economics II Emphasis
Social Work Major Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Sociology Major / Minor / Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Sociology - Global Comparative Studies Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Sociology - Honors Emphasis Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Spanish Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Statistics Minor
Undeclared Major Factsheet
Web Site Development and Administration Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
Women's and Gender Studies Major / Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes
World Religions Minor Factsheet Four Year Plan Learning Outcomes

Pre-professional coursework and pathways

With our wide variety of regularly offered courses, you can complete courses required for entrance into professional programs such as nursing, physical therapy, medicine, and others. Many of the top professional programs in our region have accepted our students, and such students often excel. Students in these pathways may or may not choose to complete an associate degree at U Rock before transferring. Completion of an associate degree may provide greater flexibility as career goals change.

Students can also work with their advisors on pathways to specific majors. By taking particular prerequisite coursework, you can shorten your time to a bachelor’s degree when you move on (to UW-Whitewater or wherever you plan to transfer).

Typical courses include:

Introduction to Business
Personal Finance
Introductory Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Intro to Management Information Systems
Business Communication
Business Statistics
Micro Economics

Typical courses include:

Introductory Chemistry
Introductory Psychology
Survey of Biochemistry
Concepts of Biology
Anatomy and Physiology
General Survey of Microbiology
Organic Chemistry
Life Span Developmental Psychology

Typical courses include:

Concepts, Issues, and Field Experience in Education
Educational Psychology
Education in a Pluralist Society
Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence

Campus Location

2909 Kellogg Avenue
Janesville, WI 53546
608-758-6541
uwwrockinfo@uww.edu

Admissions Office

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Roseman Building 2060 
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1791
262-472-1440
uwwadmit@uww.edu

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