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Colleges / University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

UW Stevens Point Academics

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point requires a minimum of 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program.

UW Stevens Point does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, UW Stevens Point has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

UW Stevens Point offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Are Required at UW Stevens Point?

UW Stevens Point has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a lanuage requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at UW Stevens Point

When choosing a major, UW Stevens Point students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at UW Stevens Point below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. UW Stevens Point does not require a senior project for all students.

Does UW Stevens Point Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

UW Stevens Point offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does UW Stevens Point Offer Online Classes?

UW Stevens Point has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does UW Stevens Point Offer AP Credit?

UW Stevens Point offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does UW Stevens Point Have An Honors Program?

UW Stevens Point offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does UW Stevens Point Require Internships?

UW Stevens Point does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

UW Stevens Point has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at UW Stevens Point include: - an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

Dual Degree Programs at UW Stevens Point

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

UW Stevens Point offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with at UWSP and Physics & Engineering BS Dual Degree 3+2 Program - At UWSP, 1) Dietetics BS+MS Degree 4+1 Program; and 2) Sustainability Food & Nutrition BA+MS Degree 3+2 Program

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UW Stevens Point Majors & Subject Areas

Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Forestry, General
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Communication, General
Information Technology
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Education, General
Special Education and Teaching, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Chemical Engineering
Paper Science and Engineering
German Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Family and Community Services
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Nutrition Sciences
International/Global Studies
Computational Science
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Social Work
Social Sciences, General
Economics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Dance, General
Interior Design
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Health and Wellness, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Athletic Training/Trainer
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
History, General

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