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Bachelor of Arts in Humanities

Explore the World of Humanity

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Humanities is your passport to explore the rich map of human experience.

Culture, philosophy, literature, foreign languages, history. Humanities puts it all together. Our program is the best way to understand the complexity of society, focusing on political, social, emotional, economic and cultural implications. How will a factory impact the environment? What are the ethics behind AI? Should cities focus on electric vehicles or public transportation? Through our program, you can navigate these problems and create solutions by using logic in a contextual universe.

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Take your place with the next class of leaders who use imagination and logic to create solutions for a better world.



The world needs people who can recognize and embody empathy, from nurses to engineers to teachers.

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Enrich Your

Through carefully crafted courses and hands-on opportunities.

With three emphases in the major and seven in the minor, our Humanities program provides a broad array of skills, while you can still focus in fields like Ancient & Medieval Studies or Film & Cinema. What you learn will also extend beyond the classroom—we provide experiences that help you apply skills and undergo personal growth, like study abroad, community internships and campus-wide debates about current events. All the while honing your talents in critical thinking, communication and adaptability—the very skills sought after in today's job market.

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Deepen Your Degree

There's more to your degree than just going to class—find ways to expand your knowledge and stand out to future employers.

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Step into History

UW-Green Bay's replica Viking House (built and donated by Owen and Elspeth Christianson) is a Norwegian timber-framed house used for educational, hands-on learning for our Green Bay community.

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Settle in for a Movie

The Green Bay Film Society is a non-profit community group dedicated to bringing international and independent films to Northeast Wisconsin, where you can broaden your experience of art and participate in meaningful discussions. This year's Film Series will be held off-campus.

Green Bay Film Society

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Participate in Discussions

Check out our student-hosted podcast, Humanities+, which provides listeners with meaningful discussions with enthusiasts, scholars, and experts about the Digital and Public Humanities to expand listeners thinking and perspective on the field.

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Study Abroad

Get the experience of a lifetime by studying abroad. You won’t just be able to travel and make memories—you’ll also be immersed in a different culture, gain professional skills and undergo personal growth.

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Complement Your Major

Bolster your humanities degree with a complementary major or minor, in anything from Environmental Engineering Technology to Human Biology to Accounting.

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Join the Voyageur

In cooperation with the Brown County Historical Society, we publish the Voyageur, a nonprofit magazine that preserves and promote the history of a 26-county area of greater Northeast Wisconsin.

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Hernan is here to help

Meet Professor Hernan Fernandez-Meardi, the Chair of our Humanities program. Born in Argentina, he obtained his degrees in Canada, and now teaches in the U.S.; he has a unique perspective and desire to challenge students to explore the world and ideas around them. He is happy to answer your questions about the Humanities program.

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