Academic Planning Worksheet: Spanish

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

This major has minimum admission requirements.

Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 for all Spanish coursework completed and a minimum grade of 2.5 in each Spanish course required.

Completion of at least 5 credits of English composition with a minimum grade of 2.5 required.


Courses required for admission to the 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
SPAN 203 VLPA — Intermediate Spanish
5 credits English composition
Suggested coursework: Courses in Spanish, Latin American, Chicano literature; courses in history and culture; and courses in English and comparative literature.

Additional information

  • Change of major forms (available online and outside C-104F Padelford) will be processed during autumn, winter and spring quarters only. Forms and unofficial transcripts should be turned in by the end of the third week of the quarter to assure registration priority for the following quarter. Paperwork turned in after the third week of the quarter will be processed during the next admission cycle.

Entering transfer information

Total undergraduates, as of autumn 2018: 84

Total from Washington community colleges: 14

  • Entering transfer GPA (from WA community colleges):
  • 3.75 – 4.00: 4
  • 3.50 – 3.74: 5
  • 3.25 – 3.49: 3
  • 3.00 – 3.24: 1
  • 2.75 – 2.99: 1
  • 2.50 – 2.74: 0
  • 2.49 and below0

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