Academic Planning Worksheet: Latin America & Caribbean Studies

Preparation for your intended major is a factor in the review of your UW transfer application. Use this worksheet to help you plan for admission to your intended major and for UW general education requirements.


Department admission information

Admission to this major is open. Students in good academic standing can declare this major at any time.

Although admission is open, students are strongly encouraged to prepare for the major before transfer. Visit the department website for more information.


Courses recommended for admission to major

Directions: Record the courses you have taken, are taking or plan to take prior to UW enrollment that you believe are equivalent to the UW course requirements listed below. Not sure? Use the transfer course equivalency guide.

UW Course Dept. Prefix & Number Term/Year
Example: MATH 124 – Calculus I MATH 151 AUT 08
Two years Spanish1
1st year proficiency, or one year of Portuguese or French1
JSIS 201 - Making of the 21st Century (available at Bellevue, Edmonds and Shoreline)
Courses in any discipline that deal with Latin America (e.g., history, literature, economics, geography, political science & sociology)

Additional information

1 Two years of either French or Portuguese and one year of Spanish is also acceptable. Language requirements may be satisfied by college-level first- and second-year proficiency tests.

Entering transfer GPA

Total undergraduates, as of autumn 2018: 28

Total from Washington community colleges: 6

  • Entering transfer GPA (from WA community colleges):
  • 3.75 – 4.00: 2
  • 3.50 – 3.74: 0
  • 3.25 – 3.49: 2
  • 3.00 – 3.24: 1
  • 2.75 – 2.99: 0
  • 2.50 – 2.74: 1
  • 2.49 and below0

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