Department of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences

Department website: https://www.uwplatt.edu/department/criminal-justice

Department Chair: Travis Nelson
Office: 1174 Ullsvik Hall & 138 Gardner Hall
Phone: 608.342.1809
E-mail: nelsontra@uwplatt.edu

The Department of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences is made up of the anthropology, criminal justice, ethnic studies, forensic investigation, international studies, political science, sociology, and women’s and gender studies programs.  Its mission is to prepare students for success as liberally educated people who are intellectually mature, ethically responsible, and culturally aware.

Majors

Minors

Certificate Programs

  • Ethnic Studies
  • Law
  • Women's and Gender Studies
  • In cooperation with the UW-Platteville Department of Psychology, undergraduate Criminal Justice majors may complete the coursework needed for the State of Wisconsin Social Worker Training Certificate.