University of Wisconsin-Platteville requires a minimum of 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at UW Platteville, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. UW Platteville accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, UW Platteville has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
UW Platteville offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: UW Platteville may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
UW Platteville has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with UW Platteville directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, UW Platteville students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at UW Platteville.
Student Designed Majors
UW Platteville allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
UW Platteville does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at UW Platteville
UW Platteville offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ UW Platteville does offer 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.
✅ UW Platteville has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ UW Platteville 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.
❌ UW Platteville does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ UW Platteville studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Karrmann Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
UW Platteville does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
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.
Does UW Platteville have any ROTC programs?
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 Platteville 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 Platteville include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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