The College of Liberal Arts and Education consists of nine departments and the School of Education.
The mission of the Department of Health and Human Performance is to produce:
- Exercise Science specialists ready to enter into graduate programs or professional, research, or clinical settings.
- Health Promotion specialists ready for a wide variety of programs utilizing wellness components.
- Physical Education teachers ready to implement “best practices” in health, physical education, and adapted physical education using the Wisconsin State Teaching Standards.
The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies includes the following programs: Ethnic Studies, International Studies, Social and Environmental Justice, and Women's and Gender Studies. more info...
Ethnic Studies Program
The Ethnic Studies Program is dedicated to awakening the minds and spirits of students and others to the issues of race and ethnicity in the United States and the social realities and moral challenges of racism in U.S. culture. more info...
International Studies Program
International studies is a multi-disciplinary major as well as a discipline in itself. Students are given an education that enables them to gain a detailed understanding and knowledge of the increasingly interdependent world. more info...
Social and Environmental Justice Program
The Social and Environmental Justice minor is designed specifically for students who take seriously the idea that an educated person is one who embodies a sensitivity to the social, ecological, and moral challenges of our time and who, through structured study and practical field work, acts to make a constructive difference in our world. more info...
Women's and Gender Studies Program
Women's Studies at UW-Platteville is an interdisciplinary academic field that examines the contributions of women to history, science, and the arts, and analyzes prevalent societal misconceptions about sex and gender. In order to gain a complex understanding of these issues, we offer courses in a variety of departments. more info...
The major goal of the Department of Psychology is to provide students with an education which will help prepare them for life. While psychology is the study of human behavior, it is not meant to provide quick and easy answers to the "why?" of our behavior or the behavior of others. more info...