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The humanities comprise those fields that study human creations of all sorts. The Humanities major thus include the study of literature, philosophy, history (including art history and history of science), foreign languages, culture, musicology, interdisciplinary studies and parts of fields such as psychology, anthropology and sociology. Humanities students can choose Major and Minor emphases including Ancient and Medieval Studies, Digital and Public Humanities, Environmental Humanities, Linguistics and Teaching ESL, Religious Studies and World Cultures.

Experiences for a Lifetime

Humanities students have the opportunity to participate in excellent high-impact hands-on learning at UW-Green Bay, including:

  • Internships at the Neville Museum, Literacy Green Bay, and the University Archives
  • Production of Voyageur, Northeast Wisconsin’s history magazine
  • Travel courses in Italy, Argentina, London, and Denmark
Alumni Success

Alumni from UW-Green Bay’s Humanities program
are in the following career fields:

  • Law
  • Journalism
  • Museum administration and curation
  • Library science
  • Translation
  • Teaching
  • International Education
  • Instructional Design
Viking House
Viking House
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 students and the public.

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Film Festival
Green Bay Film Society
The Green Bay Film Society is a non-profit community group dedicated to bringing international and independent films to N.E. Wisconsin and to engaging in discussion of film. This year's Film Series will be held at Neville Public Museum. All films are free and open to the public.

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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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Humanities offers a wide variety of internships to our students. Click here for a description of our internship program and opportunities.

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What You Will Learn

Watch the video to explore all the opportunities available to you when you declare as a Humanities major at UW-Green Bay.

Become a Phoenix


UW-Green Bay has excellent teachers, internships, research opportunities, and a great record of placing students into jobs and graduate programs. Learn More

Humanities at UW-Green Bay

David Coury

Meet Professor David Coury

“Many business and IT companies are looking for Humanities graduates as they have the kind of communication and critical thinking skills that are in high demand. A degree in the Humanities from UW-Green Bay prepares you for a wide array of careers and professions and prepares you with the skills and flexibility needed for the 21st Century.”

- David Coury, Professor of Humanities

David is here to help! Meet or contact our Humanities Professors.

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For more information on Humanities, please contact us.

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