• Pre-calculus/B CUSP 123: Functions, Models, and Quantitative Reasoning
• BIS 236: Introduction to Interactive Media*
• CSS 233: Media Technologies*
• BISIA 207: Introduction to Creative Writing**

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

**May substitute a comparable advanced composition course 

Course Equivalency Guide

IMD Prerequisites (Minimum 2.0 GPA required)




Course numbers at Community Colleges

Pre-Calculus/ Functions, Models, and Quan. Reasoning            

B CUSP 123

MATH 120 or MATH 111

Both MATH & 141 and MATH 142 OR Business Precalculus

Intro to Interactive Media

BIS 236


Please contact IMD advisor

Media Technologies

CSS 233


Please contact IMD advisor

Intro to Creative Writing, Research Writ, OR Tech. Writing

BISIA 207 or  CUSP 135

ENGL 182 or HCDE 231

ENGL 102  or ENGL 235
Technical Writing 
Please contact IMD advisor

* Please use the UW Equivalency Guide to view the transfer equivalencies.

Current UWB Students

Current UW Bothell pre-major students should submit their Admissions Application along with the following items: Personal Statement, College Transcripts, Change of Major form and optional resume to a Center for University Studies and Programs (CUSP) advisor.  The fall 2014 application is now closed.

Transfer Students

Transfer applications for IMD are available online. Prospective students can receive admissions advising over email, chat, phone or in person. Call 425-352-5000 or email to schedule an appointment.   Applications are currently being accepted for Autumn 2014.  A due date is May 1, 2014.
Applicants with 40 or more transferable college credits must meet the following university core admission requirements:
• Foreign Language: Two years of a single foreign language in high school or successful completion of the 102 level in college
 • Mathematics: Three years in high school (minimum completion of intermediate algebra) or intermediate algebra in college with a minimum grade of 2.0.
Applicants with fewer than 40 transferable credits must meet additional university core admission requirements. For more information, visit

Information Sessions and Admission Advising

For more information please join us for an upcoming Information Session in UW1-103. 

Upcoming Dates:


Register today!

You’re encouraged to make an appointment to discuss your educational plans. Choose from in-person, online chat, phone or email advising. Contact the Office of Admissions at 425.352.5000 or

Need assistance?

Please contact IMD Academic Advisor, Keiko Miyamoto at