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Valladolid, Spain Academics

ELIGIBILITY
To apply, you must be a currently-enrolled, degree-seeking undergraduate UW-Eau Claire student.   You must be in good academic standing and have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher. You may apply as a freshmen but need to have at least sophomore standing and have completed 5 semesters of university-level Spanish (through Spanish 301) prior to participation.

COURSES/ COURSE EQUIVALENCIES
During both the fall and spring semester, you will take courses in Spanish language, literature, and civilization after being placed in one of three language levels. Classes meet Monday through Friday.

The pre-requisite to participate in the Valladolid program is SPAN 301. You may take SPAN 302 at UW-Eau Claire or during the semester when you are in Valladolid*.

In the fall semester, you will earn 12 credits::

Either*:
3 credits for SPAN 302 OR
3 credits for SPAN 410

And:
3 credits for SPAN 405
3 credits for SPAN 363
3 credits for SPAN 356

In the spring semester, you will earn 16 credits:

Either*:
3 credits for SPAN 302 OR
3 credits for SPAN 410

And:
3 credits for SPAN 405
3 credits for SPAN 363
3 credits for SPAN 356
2 credits for SPAN 395
2 credits of Upper Division Spanish elective

*If you take SPAN 302 prior to your semester in Valladolid, you will get credit for SPAN 410 while abroad.

FOREIGN CULTURE
This program fulfills the complete Foreign Culture requirement upon successful completion.  Please email Degree Review at regrec53@uwec.edu 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.)


ACADEMIC CALENDAR
Fall semester runs from the beginning of October to the middle of December. There are no breaks during the 11-week semester.  Spring semester program runs from early January to mid May, with a two-week spring break.  Exact program dates are determined the semester prior to departure.

updated 10/03/13 oz


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