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Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity Department

University of Wisconsin-Superior

Swenson Hall 3061
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

ph. 715-394-8385

Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity Department

Fact Sheets

Social Work - Major

UW-Superior offers a Social Work major that is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The program uses an ethnic-sensitive, ecological approach that educates and prepares entry-level social workers for effective direct practice with individuals, families, small groups, organizations, institutions and communities. The program has a generalist focus, which is nationally viewed as the most suitable broad preparation for entry-level social workers. Specific areas of concern are the well being of regional Native American people and communities, elderly persons, persons with developmental disabilities, and persons with mental health issues.

Legal Studies - Major w/ Criminal Justice Concentration

The Criminal Justice concentration Legal Studies Degree from UW-Superior is the region's only undergraduate criminal justice program. It prepares students and practicing professionals with the academic foundation they need for a successful career.

First Nations Studies - Minor

UW-Superior’s minor in First Nations Studies provides an opportunity for all students to learn about Native Americans in terms of history, culture and philosophy. A minor in First Nations Studies is a valuable complement to any major, especially for students who will live and work in areas with Native American populations.

Legal Studies - Major or Minor

The Legal Studies major at UW-Superior is unique among programs in the UW System and unrivaled in its scope and breadth throughout the Midwest. Because law increasingly determines how we organize our lives, those who study it cannot afford to be mere technicians. Instead, they must expand their horizons to encompass the dynamic changes taking place here and around the world. At the core of Legal Studies is a commitment to the ideals of justice and to the norms of fairness and constitutionalism which sustain it. That is why good citizenship and civic engagement are themes developed throughout UW-Superior’s Legal Studies curriculum.

Psychology - Major or Minor

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Psychological science explores a variety of topics including emotions, social behavior, the brain, cognitive processes, and abnormal behavior. Psychologists work in a number of fields, including industry, elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, and private practice.

Criminal Justice Degree - Legal Studies major with criminal justice concentration

The Criminal Justice concentration Legal Studies Degree from UW-Superior is the region's only undergraduate criminal justice program. It prepares students and practicing professionals with the academic foundation they need for a successful career.


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