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About Humanities Degree

Skills to Flourish

Discover your "inner why" by unveiling the personal meaning of Humanities.

In today's intricate and interconnected world, both in your career and personal life, you'll require certain skills to discover meaning and understand yourself in the world. Our program offers hands-on experiences and carefully crafted curriculum to help you develop a range of abilities. From clear communication to critical thinking, making compelling arguments to grasping context, appreciating nuance to understanding cultural diversity, you'll acquire robust skillsets for navigating the contemporary world.

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Fund Your Education

One application means you'll be considered for all UW-Green Bay scholarships.

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Gain Experience

Jumpstart your career by doing an internship throughout the community.

Learn by Doing

Reach New Heights

Expand your education through our graduate programs.

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All of our emphases within both the major and the minor focus on a toolbox of skills that will invigorate your career options, no matter what profession you decide to pursue.

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We offer three emphases to help tailor your education to your career: Ancient & Medieval Studies, Digital & Public Humanities and World Cultures.

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Follow your curiosity, bolster your skills and add breadth to your major with one of our minor emphases: Ancient and Medieval Studies, Film Studies, Humanities Online, Linguistics / Teaching English as a Second Language, Religious Studies and World Cultures.

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Why Do the Humanities

Education is about more than professional outcomes.

Education transcends mere professional outcomes. While career prospects hold significance, our program nurtures individuals whose curiosity extend beyond the confines of the job market. We foster compassionate, thoughtful leaders poised to uplift their communities. Even if you don't major or minor in our program, take a class or two! The ripple effects will resonate throughout your life, shaping you into an impactful contributor to society.

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Questions? Just Ask.

Meet Professor Mark Karau, chair of the humanities unit. With research interests in 20th century European history and a wide array of published works, he can answer any questions you have about our program.

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