IMD Prerequisites

Hard Requirements

  • English Composition (5 credits)
  • BIS 236: Introduction to Interactive Media (5 credits)*

BIS 233: Participatory Media Culture or BIS 209: Engaging Visual and Media Arts may count toward BIS 236.

  • B IMD 233 or CSS 233: Web Media Technologie (5 credits)*

*May be waived for ATA/AAS/Media transfer students

Soft Requirement

  • Statistics/Quantitative Methods/Data Visualization

Students who have completed Statistics/Quantitative Methods/Data Visualization prior to application to the major will be given priority.  Students who have not completed that requirement prior to admission will need to take the course within their first two quarters in the major.
Please choose one from the following courses:

  • BIS 232:Intro to Data Visualization
  • BIS 315: Understanding Statistics
  • B BUS 215: Intro to Business Statistics
  • B MATH215/B HS 215: Statistics for Health Studies
  • STMATH 341: Intro to Statistical Inference 

Current UWB Students

Current UW Bothell pre-major students should submit their Admissions Application along with the following items: Personal Statement, College Transcripts, and optional items (resume/portfolio) to the front desk of Husky Hall. The fall 2015 application deadline is April 1, 2015.

Transfer Students

Transfer applications for IMD are available online. The fall 2015 application  deadline is April 1, 2015.  Prospective students can receive admissions advising over email, chat, phone or in person. Call 425-352-5000 or email to schedule an appointment.   You're encouraged to come to the weekly information session.  Please see more information below.     
To be considered for admissions, you are also required to complete the University's admission requirements.

Information Sessions and Admission Advising

For more information please join us for an upcoming Information Session in Husky Hall 1160.   A free parking space is available in front of the building.  Please see the campus map.

Upcoming Dates    Register Here (please choose Interactive Media Design)

  • 5/13 (Wed) 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • 5/27 (Wed) 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
  • 6/10 (Wed) 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • 6/24 (Wed) 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.


Need assistance?

Please contact IMD Academic Advisor, Keiko Miyamoto at