To apply, you must be a a currently enrolled, degree-seeking UW-Eau Claire student. You must be in good academic standing and have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher. Although you may apply as a freshman, you need to be a the sophomore level or above by the time the program begins.
The LU Baltic Study program offers several courses, taught in English, for international students. Exact course offerings vary; sample offerings are below, UW-Eau Claire equivalents are listed if available. You may also take a three-credit Latvian or Russian language course.
Sample courses and UW-Eau Claire Equivalents (where available)
Baltic History--1200-1850/Hist UD
Baltic History--1850-present/Hist UD
Economic Dev. of Latvia/Econ LD GE3
History of National Minorities in Latvia
Latvian Literature/Engl UD GE 4
Europe and the Baltic States, Reunification/Pols UD GE 3
International Human Rights Standards in the Baltics
Click on the link "Univ of Latvia" when it appears
Click "Search" again. All Latvian courses that have been evaluated for UWEC credit will appear in alphabetical order by the Latvian School Course Number.
If the Latvian course does not appear on the list, it has not yet been evaluated for UWEC credit
Please keep in mind that this is a historical record of past course equivalencies. There is no guarantee that the same courses will be offered in the future, or that they will be offered during the term in which you are abroad.
This program fulfills the complete Foreign Culture requirement upon successful completion. Please email Degree Review at email@example.com 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.)
You will arrive in Riga in late August. Classes begin in early September and run through late December. Exact dates will be available the semester prior to departure.