Water Street bridge closed through fall 2016

One of the main bridges connecting our campus to the community is under construction until the fall of 2016. Please allow extra time when traveling to see us!

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Majors + Minors

UW-Eau Claire offers 80+ majors and minors and 14 graduate programs (including one doctorate program). You'll find great opportunities no matter what major you choose - from studying abroad to doing research alongside faculty experts - start here and find your way to a prosperous future.

Unsure about a major?

That's ok! Many students who come to UW-Eau Claire are undeclared. Whether you're unsure or just want to explore your options before choosing, our academic advisers will help guide you through your courses to find your best fit.

Browse majors and minors

Click on your area of interest below to learn more about UW-Eau Claire's innovative program choices and unique academic experiences.

  • Art & Design (M)
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing & Painting
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Liberal Arts (m)
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Art History (M, m)
  • Dance (m)
  • Music* (M, m)
  • Applied Instrumental
  • Applied Voice
  • Choral and General Music Teaching
  • Collaborative Piano
  • Composition
  • Instrumental and General Music Teaching
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music History
  • Piano Performance
  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Theory
  • Theatre Arts* (M, m)
Business Communications Humanities & Languages Health Professions & Recreational Services Computer / IS Education & Human Sciences Physical Sciences & Mathematics Liberal Arts Biological / Life Sciences

If your passion is science, technology, engineering or math this is the place to be. Our faculty help you pursue your interests, welcome you into their labs, and connect you with internships, jobs and study abroad opportunities. They receive thousands of dollars in National Science Foundation grants each year, which support faculty-student research on relevant issues facing the world today, and many are recognized nationally for their work.

STEM majors Certificate programs
  • Computer Programming
  • Geospatial
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Remote Sensing
  • Mapping
  • LabVIEW
Pre-professional programs Interdisciplinary minors
  • Advanced Business Communication
  • American Sign Language
  • Campaign Consulting
  • Child Welfare
  • Computer Programmer
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Ethics
  • Fine Arts Administration
  • Foundations of Business
  • French Proficiency
  • Geospatial
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Remote Sensing
  • Mapping
  • German Proficiency
  • Gerontology
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M, m = Undergraduate majors (M) and minors (m)

* Teaching emphasis offered

** Graduate programs also available online

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Our faculty and staff have one priority. You. They go above and beyond to make sure you get the academic experience you want. Everything from organizing research trips to Cambodia to connecting you to experts around the world - they've got you covered.

Meet our experts
Michael Perry

healer AND humorist

Michael Perry was a typical kid who came to UW-Eau Claire with a set goal. He entered the School of Nursing, but to fulfill a humanities requirement, he took a creative writing class. That class ignited a passion that led to a career as an accomplished writer.

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