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Transfer Student Guide

Welcome to International and Area Studies!

Through our majors and minors, students can complete interdisciplinary coursework focused on a region of the world or globe theme and pursue language study with the support of a Foreign Language and Area Studies scholarship or through courses in the Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum initiative.

International Studies

A minimum of 12 International Studies courses totaling 36 credit hours must be completed successfully.

A portion of these courses may be completed through transfer credit from Salt Lake Community College. 

Major Overview  Major Worksheet  |  Transfer Guides

Asian Studies

A minimum of 13 Asian Studies courses totaling 39 credit hours must be completed successfully. 

A portion of these courses may be completed through transfer credit from Salt Lake Community College. 

Major Overview   Major Worksheet  |  Transfer Guides

Latin American Studies

A minimum of 12 LAS courses totaling 36 credits must be completed successfully.

A portion of these courses may be completed through transfer credit from Salt Lake Community College. 

Major Overview   Major Worksheet  |  Transfer Guide

Middle East Studies

A minimum of 11 Middle East Studies courses totaling 33 credit hours must be completed successfully.

A portion of these courses may be completed through transfer credit from Salt Lake Community College. 

Major Overview   Major Worksheet  |  Transfer Guide


Helpful Links & Resources

FLAS Language Scholarships

FLAS Funding is available for students who will be studying one of the approved less commonly studied languages. 

Make an appointment with the FLAS Scholarship advisor, Patrick Cheney, to learn more.

Transfer Student Admissions

For any questions on the application/admission process to the U, make sure to connect with an Admissions Counselor and to review the admissions process.

Check out FAQs about the transfer process.

Transfer Advising Center

The Transfer Advising Center helps students in deciding the best time to transfer, in determining how credits will transfer, in getting connected to resources on campus, and much more. 

Follow their transfer blog. 

CESA Transfer Program

The Center for Equity and Diversity's transfer program aims to help students in successfully transfer to and navigate the U.

They provide transfer specific courses, resources, and a community for transfer students

Last Updated: 11/3/21