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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Milwaukee, WI

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Applied Mathematics, Other
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • History, General
  • Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
  • Human Resources Development
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Meteorology
  • Microbiology, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Real Estate
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Teaching French as a Second or Foreign Language
  • Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
  • Urban Education and Leadership
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Computer and information sciences, Engineering
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
934
Part-Time Faculty
712
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
37%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 5% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 44% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 35% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
2,755,349
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
500
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Library and Information Science, Master of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Nursing, Master of Science in Architecture, Master of Social Work, Master of Business Administration, Master of Health Administration, Master of Arts in Language, Literature, and Translation, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Sustainable Peacebuilding, Master of Public Administration, Master of Urban Planning, Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Architecture, Master of Human Resources and Labor Relations, Master of Liberal Studies

Master's Programs of Study

  • Allied Health--General
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cell Biology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • French
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • German
  • Gerontology
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Media Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Middle School Education
  • Molecular Biology
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Reading Education
  • Rhetoric
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Spanish
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Urban Education
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Allied Health--General
  • Architecture
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cell Biology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Gerontology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Media Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Rhetoric
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Writing

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