Major specific information

Certain academic departments across campus have specific regulations that must be followed, including while a student is studying abroad. All students who participate in an education abroad program will be expected to obtain course approvals for the courses they intend to take while abroad. The process is outlined more specifically in the student's online account; however, students will need to meet with the appropriate Academic Department Chair to obtain approvals for specific courses.

Please find your area of study and read the information thoroughly. 


UWL Students who are planning to study abroad and transfer courses back to their programs at UWL are expected to obtain approval of their course selections from the CBA faculty, as part of their academic planning. This is supposed to be done well in advance of their study abroad experience. Students should direct their attention to the "Education Abroad Course Equivalency" database to determine if the courses students are planning to take have already been evaluated for transfer.

In the Case Where an Evaluation has Already Been Done, the student will write the information from the Course Equivalency database on their Academic Plan sheet, and bring it to their faculty advisor for approval. NO further review is required after this point.

When Evaluations Have not Been Done Previously, or When Evaluations are More than 5 Years Old, students may be directed to the Dean's Office to address obtaining evaluations for the courses.

Global Cultures & 

Language/Country Contact

Prof. Cassidy

Prof. Anna Keefe

German Prof. Shelley Hay

Soain (Alicante, Madrid, Alcala de Henares, Sevilla, Cadiz, & Granada).

Prof. Calmes

Spain (Valladolid, Girona, Barcelona & Bilbao).

Prof. Getino-Diaz

Mexico (Puebla, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Xalapa)

Prof. Strom

Cuba, Puerto Rico, & Dominican Republic.

Prof. Granados

Argentina, Chole, Uruguay & Paraguay.

Prof. Brougham

Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Colombia, Ecuador,Peru & Venezuela.

Prof. Lake

Spanish Education


All Education major

Prof. Morris or Prof. Mitchell


Prof. Hongying Xu


Prof. Roberts


Prof. Yang


Note: Spanish majors may receive no more than 18 credits towards their major within an academic year abroad. During the summer, students may receive the following:
4 week program: 4-5 credits
6 week program: 6-8 credits
8 week program: 8-10 credits
10 week program: 8-10 credits

Other Academic Departments, obtain approvals from the appropriate academic department chair. You can find the department chair listing here.