May 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Humanities, Social Science, and Communication

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Main Office: Grohmann Museum, GM-218
Phone: (414) 277-7351
Fax: (414) 277-7462

The Humanities, Social Science, and Communication Department is responsible for administering and providing core courses for the Bachelor of Science degree in User Experience. In addition, the department provides students with a strong foundation in the humanities, social sciences, and communication, immersing them in a broader social, cultural, and intellectual context and enabling them to think critically, communicate clearly, and act responsibly in their professional and personal lives.



Dr. Alicia Domack


Dr. Michael Carriere, Dr. Alicia Domack, Dr. David Howell, Dr. Patrick Jung, Dr. Nadya Shalamova, Dr. Katherine Wikoff

Associate Professors:

Dr. Lauren Beverung, Dr. Jennifer Farrell, Dr. Jan Fertig, Dr. Andrew McAninch, Dr. Tammy Rice-Bailey,

Assistant Professors:

Dr. Yun Dong, Dr. Matthew Frise, Dr. Candela Marini, Dr. Katherine Panciera, Dr. Aaron Spink


Dr. Kimberly Baker, Margaret Dwyer, Annemarie Fleishman, John Kellogg, Lyle Maryniak, Amy Murre, Mark Zimmermann

Adjunct Associate Professors:

Dianne L. Bender, Virginia K. Reinmuller

Adjunct Assistant Professors:

Dr. Dolores Greenawalt, Amii LaPointe, John J. Manley, Dr. Allan Persinger, Sheetal Sohoni

Professors Emeriti:

Dr. Jon K. Borowicz, Dr. Roger J. Frankowski, James Friauf, Veronica S. Haggerty, Susannah P. Locke, Mary Ann Perdue, Judith L. Steininger

Adjunct Professor Emeritus:

Kenneth McAteer


Department Administrative Assistant:

Courtney Hess

Humanities, Social Science, and Communication Electives

These electives are any courses with the AHT, ANT, FNA, GER, HON, HST, HUM, LIT, SOC, PHL, PSY, PSC, SOC, SPN, or SSC prefix that are not specifically required for a student’s program of study.

Enrollment in Foreign Language Courses

  • A proficiency exam administered by the instructor may be needed to determine the appropriate level of language course for the student.
  • A student placed in a higher-level foreign language course will not receive retroactive credit for lower level language courses.



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