Cuba (USAC) Academics
EligibilityTo apply, you must be a currently enrolled, degree-seeking, undergraduate UW-Eau Claire student. You need to be in good-academic, conduct and financial standing. You also need to have a cumulative GPA of 2.5. You must maintain enrollment and continue to meet the academic standing and GPA requirements the semester prior to departure. No prior knowledge of Spanish language is required. Courses are taught in English and there are a few opportunities for Spanish, if interested. You may apply as a first year student, but must have at least sophomore standing by the time the program begins.
Students may enroll in 3-4 credits (3 weeks). At least one 3-credit course is required. Course offerings are subject to change each term and are conditional on student interest and enrollment. To see a list of course offerings, visit USAC's site and click on the appropriate term.
Students can enroll in either Summer Session I (3 weeks), Summer Session II (3 weeks) or both I and II (6 weeks). Students may enroll in 3-4 credits per summer session. At least one 3-credit course is required each session. Course offerings are subject to change each term and are conditional on student interest and enrollment. To see a list of current offerings, visit USAC's site and click on the appropriate term(s).
UW-Eau Claire EquivalenciesClick here to see summer 2019 courses being offered and the UWEC equivalency if it has been evaluated:
Cuba Equivalencies Summer 2019
Liberal Education/General Education Requirements
For students in catalog years 2016-17 and later, this program can fulfill an Integrate Learning (I1) requirement upon completion of the integrated learning assignments. Please contact your study abroad coordinator for more details.
For students in catalog years through 2015-16, three credits of Foreign Culture can be waived upon successful program completion. The requirement is not automatically applied: please email Degree Review at email@example.com after completion of your program to update your degree audit. (Students earning a B.A., B.F.A., or B.M. degree in the College of Arts and Sciences cannot use study abroad to fulfill their foreign language/foreign culture requirements. See the university catalog for details.).