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College of Letters and Science

You’ve got the drive and determination to go after what you want. It is what has brought you this far in life, and it is what will make you a successful Titan. We will be here for you each step of the way, from choosing a major to preparing for job interviews. Your path to making an impact—no matter what field you choose—is shaped by the support and opportunities that surround you.

UW Oshkosh’s College of Letters and Science (COLS) is home to a broad array of programs in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences. The largest college at UW Oshkosh, COLS prepares students to be global citizens who understand and contribute to the complex and changing world in which they live.

The broad-based curriculum challenges students to explore a wide spectrum of knowledge about the human experience and the natural world, enhancing their skills of communication, critical thinking and problem solving, to understand and bridge cultural difference, and discover their own capacities for creative expression.

Students are supported by a strong core of faculty and staff  who provide them projects for research and creative activities, in addition to fostering collaborative opportunities for wider community engagement at the university and beyond.

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Nationally Recognized programs

The College of Letters and Science is the largest college and most varied college at UW Oshkosh with academic programs spanning the sciences, the social sciences, the humanities, and the fine and performing arts. The COLS faculty and staff bring years of experience to the classroom and provide students with international opportunities, hands-on research and connection careers in a global marketplace.

Majors and Minors

Master's degree programs

Industry changing Alumni

Our more than 30,000 College of Letters and Science alumni are innovators and leaders in their local communities and worldwide. From careers in the sciences to the fine arts to humanities to social sciences, our alumni take with them a broad liberal arts education, making their opportunities limitless. The College of Letters and Science proudly boasts numerous Distinguished Alumni Award and Outstanding Young Alumni Award Recipients.

Certificate programs

Graduate Certificates

Award Winning Faculty and Staff

Our nationally recognized faculty are committed to excellence in teaching, research and service. Our faculty and staff are connected not only to their departments, but also throughout the University and in the communities in which they live. Learn more about Faculty Awards

UW System Regents Teaching Excellence Awards

 Innovation and Opportunity

Find what makes us unique. 

Nationally Recognized programs

The College of Letters and Science is the largest college and most varied college at UW Oshkosh with academic programs spanning the sciences, the social sciences, the humanities, and the fine and performing arts. The COLS faculty and staff bring years of experience to the classroom and provide students with international opportunities, hands-on research and connection careers in a global marketplace.

Majors and Minors

Master's degree programs

Certificate programs

Graduate Certificates

Award Winning Faculty and Staff

Our nationally recognized faculty are committed to excellence in teaching, research and service. Our faculty and staff are connected not only to their departments, but also throughout the University and in the communities in which they live.

UW System Regents Teaching Excellence Awards

Industry changing Alumni

Our more than 30,000 College of Letters and Science alumni are innovators and leaders in their local communities and worldwide. From careers in the sciences to the fine arts to humanities to social sciences, our alumni take with them a broad liberal arts education, making their opportunities limitless. The College of Letters and Science proudly boasts numerous Distinguished Alumni Award and Outstanding Young Alumni Award Recipients.

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