UWM Humanities

All undergraduate students engage with the Humanities at some point during their studies at UWM. Each year, about 2000 students major in the Humanities and humanistic social sciences at UWM, where they are taught by over 200 tenured and tenure-track faculty.

Faculty and instructional staff in the Humanities and humanistic social sciences offer courses that challenge students to improve their abilities to think and communicate more effectively. Studying the Humanities is an essential field for future success and for the success of the community and country in decades ahead.

If you are interested in studying the Humanities, see below for what UWM has to offer:

Humanities Departments at UWM

Art History

Languages and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature (Arabic, Chinese, German, Ancient Greek, Modern Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Polish, Russian, Swedish, and Classics)
Department of French, Italian, and Comparative Literature
Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Humanistic Social Science Departments

African and African Diaspora Studies
Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies

Interdisciplinary Programs

American Indian Studies
Global Studies
International Studies
Jewish Studies
Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies
Religious Studies
Women’s Studies