Student Resources

Forms for World Languages and Literatures

Dedman College Student Petition for Change of Degree Requirements 

Please use this form if you would like to apply for a course substitution or waiver. Please attach a current Degree Progress Report to this petition.

Retroactive Credit Request

Please use this form to apply for retroactive credit for courses that you tested out of via the placement exam. You may apply for retroactive credit earned (up to a maximum of 16 credits depending on the language) once you have completed the course into which you were placed with a grade of C or higher. Please download the form, fill it out, and turn in to Brandon Miller in Clements 230, or submit via email (bgmiller@smu.edu).

Please note that hours awarded toward retroactive credit do not fulfill the Second Language Requirement.

Major or Minor Declaration

Please use this form if you would like to declare a language major or minor. Submit the form to the appropriate language area.

Senior Information Sheet

Graduating students should complete this form and turn into the Department of World Languages in 309 Clements.

Undergraduate Petition for Advance Approval of Transfer Work: Second Language

This form is used by SMU students studying under the University Curriculum who wish to take post-matriculation transfer work at another institution IN THE UNITED STATES. The World Languages and Literatures Department reserves the right to decline petitions for language courses from outside institutions. Equivalents of online language courses offered at SMU may not be approved for post-matriculation transfer work.