Your L&S Experience

Know your options so you can make the most of your Letters & Science experience. Find your advisor, explore majors and certificates, delve into opportunities available to you as an L&S student and think about your future career.

Sometimes it’s what happens outside the classroom that makes all the difference. Add depth to your Wisconsin Experience through special opportunities.

First-Year Interest Groups (FIGS)

First-Year Interest Groups (FIGS)

A FIG is a group of about 20 freshman students who register for the same three classes linked by a common theme, with options like Citizenship, Democracy and Difference, Internet and Society, and Exploring Biology.

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Undergraduate Research Scholars (URS)

Undergraduate Research Scholars (URS)

Want to design your own research or creative project? The Undergraduate Research Scholars (URS) program provides students with opportunities to participate in research and creative work in partnership with faculty and staff.

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L&S Honors Program

L&S Honors Program

The L&S Honors Program attracts some of our most driven and talented undergraduates, who challenge and learn from each other while working closely with faculty members on independent projects. Bringing students and professors together in small classes and research settings fosters feelings of community and encourages students to “dig deep” and explore the frontiers of knowledge

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Biocore Program

Biocore Program

Learn to think like a scientist through this four-semester honors biology program that instills in students the abilities to communicate scientifically, work collaboratively, value research and understand the integrative nature of biology. The experience starts on the 12-acre Biocore Prairie.

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Advising in L&S

Do you need a dean's signature, advice from an academic dean, or help with a special circumstance?

Visit L&S Undergraduate Academic Dean's Services.

Do you have general questions about your L&S education?

Are you wondering about L&S general education requirements or the difference between a B.A. and a B.S. degree? Are you trying to choose between five different L&S majors, or need help creating a plan to graduate on time and on track.

Visit L&S Advising Services.

Do you need help deciding if you want to major in L&S or another college, or cross-college majors?

Do you need help deciding if you want to major in L&S, Engineering, or Business? Are you wondering about the difference between the L&S and the CALS biology major, or are unsure about how to double-major in two different colleges?

Visit Cross College Advising Services.

Are you looking for career advice?

Do you want to learn about what you can do with your L&S major, need help finding an internship or writing a resume, or would like to attend an alumni networking event or career fair?

Visit SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science.

Are you interested in a career in healthcare?

Would you like to explore graduate and professional programs in healthcare, get involved in healthcare research and service opportunities on campus, or prepare for professional exams and applications?

Visit the Center for Pre-Health Advising.

Are you are considering, preparing for, or applying to law school?

Visit the Center for Pre-Law Advising.

Find your path

What can you do with your major? Visit SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science for on-campus professional development tips, job and internship search tools and opportunities for all L&S majors. 

Be inspired

Liberal arts students from Wisconsin consistently perform above our expectations.

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Badger Bridge

Want to network with Badger alumni, or find a professional mentor? Badger Bridge is the place for you!

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SuccessWorks

SuccessWorks (formerly L&S Career Services) is here to help you take your next steps, no matter what path you’re on.

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At the Finish Line

Prepare for graduation and commencement, and learn about how an L&S degree prepares you for a rewarding career.