Academic Planning Worksheet: Applied Mathematics

Preparation for your intended major is a factor in the review of your UW transfer application. Use this worksheet to help you plan for admission to your intended major and for UW general education requirements.


Department admission information

This major is capacity-constrained. Completion of minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. There are two types of applicants: Currently Enrolled UW Students and Entering Transfers.

Entering transfers. Transfer applicants must submit a departmental application for the same quarter they submit an application to the University.

  1. Minimum requirements: Minimum 2.0 grade in each of MATH 124, 125, 126 (or MATH 134, 135, 136). Minimum 2.0 grade in AMATH 301. Successful applicants typically have earned above a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA in courses listed above with no individual course grade lower than 2.0.
  2. Determining factors: Admission is based on a holistic review of the student’s record to include: grades in courses required for admission, overall cumulative GPA, and rigor of courses completed; time to degree set by the UW Satisfactory Progress Policy, including frequency of incompletes or withdrawals and number of repeated courses; personal statement that demonstrates interest in pursuing advanced study in the field of applied mathematics and related fields.
  3. When to apply: Admission is once per year. Application deadline: 5 p.m. April 5th of the spring quarter for autumn admission.

For more information, visit the department’s website.


Courses required for admission to major

Directions: Record the courses you have taken, are taking or plan to take prior to UW enrollment that you believe are equivalent to the UW course requirements listed below. Not sure? Use the transfer course equivalency guide.


UW Course Dept. Prefix & Number Term/Year
Example: MATH 124 – Calculus I MATH 151 AUT 08
MATH 124 NW QSR - Calculus Analytic Geometry I OR MATH 134 NW QSR - Accelerated [Honors] Calculus
MATH 125 NW - Calculus Analytic Geometry II OR MATH 135 NW - Accelerated [Honors] Calculus
MATH 126 NW - Calculus Analytic Geometry III OR MATH 136 NW - Accelerated [Honors] Calculus
AMATH 301 NW - Beginning Scientific Computing

Entering transfer information

Total undergraduates, as of autumn 2021: 75

Total from Washington community colleges: 2

  • Entering transfer GPA (from WA community colleges):
  • 3.75 – 4.00: 1
  • 3.50 – 3.74: 1
  • 3.25 – 3.49: 0
  • 3.00 – 3.24: 0
  • 2.75 – 2.99: 0
  • 2.50 – 2.74: 0
  • 2.49 and below0

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