To apply, you must be a currently-enrolled, degree-seeking undergraduate UW-Eau Claire student . A cumulative GPA of 2.3 and good academic standing are required. You may apply as a freshman but must have at least sophomore by the time the program begins.
You are required to enroll in the 6-credit British Studies course. Three different versions of the British Studies course are available:
ID H282 British Studies Lower Division
ID H382 British Studies Upper Division
ID H382H British Studies Honors Upper Division
The six-credit British Studies course comes back to UWEC as 2 three-credit courses. You have the option to take a lower or upper division version of British Studies depending on what type of credit you need. (Lower Division option- ID H282 British Studies= UWEC Ints 170 and History Elective LD GE 4 or Upper Division option- ID H382 British Studies= UWEC Ints 370 and History Elective UD GE 4). In addition to the British Studies course, you will take 2-3 additional courses for a total of 12-15 credits.
In addition to the British Studies honors sections, students can turn any Harlaxton course into an honors courses by contracting with the professor to complete additional work. You can learn more about the British Students honor section by visiting the Harlaxton Web site: http://www.ueharlax.ac.uk/academics/cbs/HonorsCourse.cfm
Harlaxton offers a nursing option in the fall semester. UWEC nursing students in the first-semester of their junior year can apply to spend the first-semester of their senior year at Harlaxton. Students interested in this option should be aware that there are limited placements and that the courses offered at Harlaxton do not contain content in acute pediatrics. Interested students must complete a change of program form with the College of Nursing at the same time that they apply to the Harlaxton program. Please read the course substitution plan for the nursing option: HARLAXTON FALL NURSING EQUIV & SUB PLAN_6-11-2013.doc . For information about this option and course transfer, please contact the Harlaxton program coordinator at the CIE.
Harlaxton & UWEC Faculty:
Harlaxton College courses are taught by a combination of British faculty and visiting U.S. faculty. In 2014-2015, the following UW-Eau Claire faculty will teach on the program.
Fall 2014: Dr. Thresa Kemp, English & Women's Studies
Spring 2015: Dr. Colleen Duffy, Mathematics
Please view the course equivalency sheets to learn what will be offered in fall 2014 and spring 2015 as well as how the courses will transfer back to UW-Eau Claire: Harlaxton Fall 2014.pdf and Harlaxton Spring 2015.pdf.
This program fulfills the complete Foreign Culture requirement upon successful completion. Please email Degree Review at firstname.lastname@example.org after completion of the program to update your degree audit. (Students earning a B.A., B.F.A. or B.M degree in the College of Arts & Sciences cannot use study abroad to fulfill their foreign language/foreign culture requirement. See the university catalog for details.)
Fall semester runs from late August to mid December. Spring semester runs early January to mid April. Exact dates will be available the semester before you go.
updated 11/13/2013 ccm