Two-Year Sample Plan

This plan is for an incoming student with 90 transfer credits and 15 credits in each Area of Knowledge

Junior Year 

Autumn Credits Winter Credits Spring Credits
BIS 300 5 BISGWS 302* or GWSS Coursework (I&S) 5 BISGWS 303* or GWSS Coursework 5
BISGWS 301 (I&S) 5 GWSS Coursework 5 GWSS Coursework 5
IAS Coursework (VLPA) 5 GWSS Coursework 5 IAS Coursework (NW) 5
Total Credits 15   15   15

*Must take 5 credits of BISGWS 302 OR BISGWS 303. GWSS faculty recommend students take both BISGWS 302 & 303. 

Junior Year "To Dos":

  • Start thinking about the Interdisciplinary Practice and Reflection (IPR)** requirement
  • Plan for your career, visit the Career Center!
  • Graduate School? Time to research!
  • Explore Study Abroad options
  • Look into Merit Scholarships

Senior Year

Autumn Credits Winter  Credits Spring Credits
GWSS Coursework 5 IAS Coursework (VLPA) 5 BIS 499 (min 2.5 grade) 3
GWSS Coursework 5 Elective (NW) 5 Elective 5
IAS Coursework (IPR) 5 Elective (DIV) 5 Elective 5
        Elective 2
Total Credits 15   15   15

Senior Year "To Dos":

  • Have you applied to graduate? Apply three quarters in advance
  • Take an internship
  • Complete IPR if not already completed
  • RSVP to Commencement (May)

**For more information please visit the IPR page

Did You Know?

The University of Washington Bothell is the largest of the five branch campuses in the state.