Declare a Letters and Sciences Major, Minor or Certificate
Use the Undergraduate Degree/Major/Minor Change Form to declare a major, minor, or certificate. For major changes, submit the form to the department office of the new major. If you are keeping the same major, submit the form to the department office of your current major to make changes to minors and certificates. While campus operations are closed due to COVID-19, forms may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are unable to email the form, send an email with all necessary information regarding your change to email@example.com from your UW-Whitewater student email account.
Request Form for Overload of Credits For Letters and Sciences students in good academic standing, use this form to appeal to exceed the maximum credit load (over 18 credits in a Fall or Spring term. See Schedule of classes for summer term rules). Exceeding the maximum credit load will result in additional tuition charges. Students on probation must appeal to the Academic Standards Office. Secondary education majors (BSE) appeal through the College of Education and Professional Studies.
Bachelor of Arts Requirements
Request for personalization: 300/400 level coursework 6 units of upper division course work (300/400 level) from the arts, humanities or social science fields of study. These courses may not be from the department of the student's major or minor. They may not be used in a student's University Requirements. All 6 units may be from the same subject.
Request For Retroactive Credits in World Language Form To apply for retroactive credits, students must earn a grade of B or better in their first college level language course (numbered 142 or above, or Japanese 102 or above). They are then eligible to apply for retroactive credits for the courses below the course completed.