Graduate Certificate
Sample Programs of Study

Sample Programs of Study

1. A Student in French & Italian wishes to focus on “The Humanities in the Global Public Sphere”

Core Course: Public Humanities: Methods, Theories, Cases
English 706: Writing and the Global Movement of People
Music 909: Music and Culture Workshop
German 948: Comparative World Literature
CAPSTONE: Public Humanities World Literature Fellowship: developing a World Literature Curriculum for High School Students across the state of Wisconsin

2. A Student in English wishes to focus on “Humanities and Public Health”

Core Course: Public Humanities: Methods, Theories, Cases
Philosophy 955: Health, Well-Being, and Cost Effectiveness
Medical History 734: Studies in Contemporary Biosciences
Gender & Women’s Studies 534: Gender, Sexuality, and Reproduction: Public Health Perspectives
CAPSTONE: HEX Project with Access Community Health

3. A Student in History wishes to focus on “Bringing Research to the Public through Museums” 

Core Course: Public Humanities: Methods, Theories, Cases

Art 548: Artists as Curators

English 706: New Media Interfaces and Infrastructures

Sociology 617: Community Development

CAPSTONE: HEX project with Madison Children’s Museum focused on new technology and exhibits.

4. A Student in Philosophy wants to focus on “The Public Intellectual”

Core Course: Public Humanities: Methods, Theories, Cases

Comparative Literature 770: The Intellectual: Between Theory and Practice

African American Studies 672: James Baldwin & African American Music

Design Studies 642: Taste

CAPSTONE: Development of a portfolio of Op-Ed pieces related to topics appearing in the student’s dissertation.