Transfer students applying to the Computing & Software Systems program must complete both the UW Bothell admission requirements and the CSS admission requirements before applying for admission to CSS.
UW Bothell 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:
- Two computer programming classes - CSS 161 and CSS 162* equivalent (may be counted towards Natural World requirement)
- Calculus - BCUSP 124, BCUSP 125 (may be counted towards Natural World requirement)
- Probability/Statistics (may be counted towards Natural World requirement)
- English Composition
- Advanced English Composition
*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.