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College Academic Distribution Requirements (CADR)

All freshman and transfer applicants must complete a minimum level of preparation in six subject areas. This requirement ensures that students entering the UW have an appreciation for the liberal arts and are adequately prepared to succeed in college.

College Academic Distribution Requirements (CADR)
Subject Credits Required
English 4
Mathematics 3
Social Sciences/Social Studies 3
World Languages 2
Lab Science 2
Senior Year Math-Based Quantitative Course 1
Fine, Visual, or Performing Arts 0.5
Academic Elective 0.5