Academic Divisions

Division of Arts & Humanities

Through scholarly inquiry, artistic creation, and community engagement, the Division of Arts and Humanities cultivates a rich artistic and intellectual community that fosters a respect for diversity and encourages lifelong learning. The Division offers degree programs in Art, Asian Studies, Classics, Communication and Digital Media, English, Great Ideas, History, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Religion, and Theatre; as well as a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies; and a Master of Music in Music Theatre Vocal Pedagogy.

H. F. Johnson Gallery of Art

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Division of Natural & Social Sciences

Degree programs in the Division of Natural and Social Sciences prepare students to be leaders, innovators, and caregivers in a complex and rapidly changing world. The division offers degrees in such disciplines as biology, chemistry, computer science, data science, economics, engineering science, environmental science, geospatial science, mathematics, neuroscience, physics, political science, psychology, sociology, criminal justice, and international political economy. The division also offers several dual-degree programs with partner institutions.

Carthage Microgravity Team working on their experiment.

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Division of Professional Studies

The Division of Professional Studies offers academic programs that lead to professional licensure or certifications: Education, Nursing, Social Work, Exercise and Sport Science, and the business fields of Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing. In addition to Carthage’s liberal arts curriculum, these programs provide career-specific education and field experiences to prepare students to meet requirements for successful certification or licensure in a particular career path.

A nursing major practices skills in the nursing lab.

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Division of Student Affairs

The Division of Student Affairs at Carthage is focused on developing community, supporting students, and empowering students for success. Our services include housing and residential life; student activities; equity and inclusion; student health, wellness, and safety; spirituality, student conduct, and student success.

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Centers & Institutes

A. W. Clausen Center for World Business

The A. W. Clausen Center for World Business is both a first-class learning facility for Carthage students, and an active program of speakers, research, analysis, and publications. Committed to community service, the Center regularly brings accomplished visitors to Carthage for public lectures.
Located on the Carthage campus

Carthage Institute of Paleontology

The Carthage Institute of Paleontology is the College’s paleontology research laboratory at the Dinosaur Discovery Museum in Kenosha. Carthage biology professor Thomas Carr, vertebrate paleontologist, is the Institute’s director and senior scientific advisor at the museum. Students prepare and conserve fossils collected during annual expeditions in the Institute’s lab.
Located at the Dinosaur Discovery Museum, 5608 10th Ave., Kenosha

Center for Children’s Literature

The Center for Children’s Literature at Carthage College strives to inform and inspire educators, parents, college students, and librarians to develop a love of reading in children. The center regularly hosts workshops, reading programs, and lectures by prominent authors and illustrators. The Center’s nationally recognized collection includes more than 27,000 books for children and young adults. Book reviews are posted online.
Located on the Carthage campus, in Hedberg Library

Center for Faith and Spirituality

Expressions of faith and spirituality are vital to the Carthage experience. Carthage is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Through the Center for Faith and Spirituality, we encourage ecumenical and interfaith conversations that explore the role of faith in shaping contemporary society and the disciplines of the liberal arts.
Located on the Carthage campus, in A. F. Siebert Chapel

Center for Student Success

The Center for Student Success is a one-stop shop for all student needs. Want to get more involved on campus? Feeling a little lost in your classes? Need some advice on something academic, financial, or personal? Stop by the Center for Student Success, located in the Todd Wehr Center, or call 262-551-5800.
Located on the Carthage campus, in the Todd Wehr Center

Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium

The Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium, headquartered at Carthage, is a member institution of the national network of Space Grant Consortia funded by NASA’s National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program. WSGC represents a powerful network of space and aerospace professionals, researchers, students, educators, and legislators, that has statewide and national reach. The consortium provides multiple funding opportunities for Carthage students and faculty in space sciences research.