One Major, Many Careers

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 emphases including Ancient and Medieval Studies, Cultures and Values, Digital and Public Humanities, Religious Studies, Linguistics and Teaching ESL, and Western Culture.

Experiences for a Lifetime

Students can participate in excellent high-level 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 Humanistic Studies program are in the following career fields:

  • Law
  • Journalism
  • Museum administration and curation
  • Library science
  • Translation

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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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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Digital Commons
Check out our student projects and student-faculty collaborations at UW-Green Bay’s Digital Commons.

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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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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

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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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