The Spanish major is a minimum prerequisite major. Students who meet the prerequisites will be admitted, provided they can complete the major requirements within the UW's academic satisfactory progress policy. Applications to the Spanish major are accepted year-round.
To be eligible to apply, students must:
have completed Spanish 203
have at least a 2.0 overall grade point average
have at least a 2.7 overall GPA for all Spanish course work completed, with no individual grade below 2.5
have completed at least 5 credits of English Composition (see chart below) with a minimum grade of 2.5
English Composition Courses (updated October 22, 2002)
C LIT 240
Writing in Comparative Literature (5, max. 15)
Introductory Composition (5- 5)
Composition: Literature (5)
Composition: Social Issues (5)
Composition: Exposition (5)
The Research Paper (5)
Interdisciplinary Writing/Humanities [VLPA] (5, max. 15)
Interdisciplinary Writing/Social Science [I&S] (5, max. 15)
Interdisciplinary Writing/Natural Science [NW] (5, max. 15)
Intermediate Expository Writing (5) [formerly 271]
*ENGL 104-105 is a ten-credit equivalent of the 5-credit ENGL 131. They count as 10 credits toward graduation, but only as 5 credits toward the English composition or additional writing (W-course) requirement.
Students who meet all of the eligibility requirements listed above, please schedule an appointment with Humanities Academic Services for an advising meeting to complete the major declaration process.
For additional questions regarding admission to the Spanish Major, such as admission prerequisites, completed coursework in Spanish at another college or university, or adding Spanish as a second major, please contact HAS at email@example.com.