Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Software Design & Development (GCSDD) requires completion of the following prerequisites:
- Computer programming 1 & computer programming 2 (or equivalent coursework and/or in-depth work experience)
- College level calculus
- Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester credits
- English language proficiency
Equivalent prerequisite courses may be taken at Washington state community and technical colleges, or as an undergraduate non-matriculated student at UW Bothell. For local community and technical college course equivalencies use the UW Seattle equivalencies listed in the table and refer to the UW Equivalency Guide. UW Bothell equivalent courses are linked in the table.
For other schools not listed on the UW Equivalency Guide, email our office a week-by-week syllabus for review to determine if the course is equivalent.
Required prerequisite course equivalencies at UW Seattle and UW Bothell
||UW Seattle Equivalency
||UW Bothell Equivalency
|Computer Programming 1
||CSE 122 (previously CSE 142)
|Computer Programming 2
||CSE 123 (previously CSE 143)
|College Level Calculus
Note: A minimum grade of 2.0 is required for prerequisites courses.
This equivalency guide is subject to change. Please refer to the UW Equivalency Guide for verification.