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Petition for Back Credits:
All students (including native speakers of a language) with experience in another language other than English may earn “back credits.” These students may take any UHM course, appropriate to their level, in which there is significant use of that language. (Appropriate level determined by placement exam or adviser; significant use determined by the course content.) Upon completion of this course* with a letter grade of C (not C-) or better, may petition between 3-16 back credits. For more information please visit UH Manoa General Education Policy on Second Language Back Credits (pdf).
*Only first instance of a course.
Petition Form – form-fillable (for students taking a language within the Department of LLEA, please complete online, print and bring to Moore Hall 464)
Declaration of Major: If you want to declare, change or add a second major within the College of Arts and Sciences, please fill out this form.
Multiple Undergraduate Majors and/or Degrees – for students the College of Arts & Humanities and Languages, Linguistics, and Literature. Fill form and take to language adviser (see specific language for adviser).
Goldenrod: Please see your language adviser (see specific language for adviser).
Verification of Certificate or Minor: If you are in the College of Arts & Humanities and Languages, Linguistics, and Literature, and are pursuing a Certificate in Classics, French, German, Russian, Spanish or LAIS, please fill out this form. This form goes back to the Advising Center for the College of Arts & Humanities and Languages, Linguistics, and Literature, Queen Liliuokalani Bldg., Room 113.
Certificate in European Languages: Please fill out this form if you wish to pursue a Certificate in Classics, French, German, Russian or Spanish, please fill out this form. This form goes to Moore 464. [LLEA certificate.pdf]
Certificate in LAIS: Please fill out this form if you wish to pursue a Certificate in LAIS. This form goes to Moore 488 or Moore 464. [LAIS certificate.pdf]
Credit by Examination form: If you are a classified continuing student, you may fill out this form and possibly get credit by taking an exam. [Credit by Exam form.pdf]
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