Admissions

Admission Requirements

Transfer students applying to a major within the Computing & Software Systems program must complete both the UW Bothell admission requirements and the CSS admission requirements before applying for admission.

UW Bothell Applied Computing Admissions Requirements

  • Two years of a single foreign language in high school or 2 quarters of a single foreign language in college

A minimum grade of 2.0 is required in the following courses:

  • Introduction to Programming (soft requirement)
  • Two computer programming classes - equivalent to UW Seattle's CSE 142  and CSE 143 (may be counted towards Natural World requirement)
  • Calculus - equivalent to UW Seattle's Math 124 (may be counted towards Natural World requirement)
  • Probability/Statistics (may be counted towards Natural World requirement)
  • English Composition - equivalent to UW Seattle's Engl 131
  • Advanced English Composition - equivalent to UW Seattle's Engl 182

Suggested additional coursework (does not affect the admission decision): Calculus 2 and Linear Algebra.

The only soft prerequisite is Statistics.  All other prerequisites are required, no exceptions.

* 2.0 is the minimum GPA required to receive credit for the course, but is not considered competitive.  For more information regarding admission to the program please contact Admissions or a CSS Advisor.

*Major planning worksheet can be found here: http://www.uwb.edu/getattachment/admissions/transfer/transfer-req/morethan40credits/planning-tools/ac,-ce,-csse,-imd-admissions-planning-worksheet-2014-2015.pdf.

English Language Proficiency

Please see the CSS requirements for English language proficiency.

Additional Notes

Applicants who have completed their programming prerequisites from an institution outside of Washington State will need to provide a course syllabus or course description listing the content of each course. CSS Faculty will review the syllabus or course descriptions to determine if the course is equivalent to CSS 161 or CSS 162. (Course syllabi is preferred over course description). Applicants may contact the CSS office directly with information or questions about their programming prerequisites.

C.C. Equivalency Information

See our Community College Equivalency page for more information.