Academic Planning Worksheet: Art

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 is a minimum requirements major.

BA in Art with concentrations in Interdisciplinary Visual Arts (IVA) , Painting and Drawing, Photomedia and Three-Dimensional Forum. UW students may apply after completing one college-level ART class with a minimum grade of 2.5. Transfer students must be admitted to the UW before applying to the major.

BA in Art major requirements

Total credits: 70

  • 55 credits ART – 20 cr core ART, 35 or concentration including capstone class(es)
  • 15 credits ART HISTORY
  • Departmental Honors by application

Details for major requirements available on the department website.

Prior to transfer, students may email questions to

Courses required for 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
55 credits ART – 20 credits Core ART, 35 credits concentration including capstone class(es)
15 credits ART HISTORY

Entering transfer information

Total undergraduates, as of autumn 2021: 302

Total from Washington community colleges: 97

  • Entering transfer GPA (from WA community colleges):
  • 3.75 – 4.00: 25
  • 3.50 – 3.74: 24
  • 3.25 – 3.49: 24
  • 3.00 – 3.24: 11
  • 2.75 – 2.99: 6
  • 2.50 – 2.74: 7
  • 2.49 and below 0

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