Academic Planning Worksheet: Atmospheric Sciences

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

Admission to this major is open. Students in good academic standing can declare this major at any time. Although admission is open, students are strongly encouraged to prepare for the major before transfer.

Students interested in the major are encouraged to contact the advisor: advise@atmos.washington.edu

Visit the program website for more information.


Courses recommended 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
CSE 142 NW QSR – Computer Programming I
MATH 124 NW QSR – Calc with Analytical Geometry
MATH 125 NW – Calc with Analytical Geometry II
MATH 126 NW – Calc with Analytical Geometry III
PHYS 121 NW QSR – Mechanics
PHYS 122 NW – Electromagnetism & Oscillatory Motn
PHYS 123 NW – Waves

Additional information

For students pursing Atmospheric Chemistry, Chem142, 152 and 162 are required.

Entering transfer information

Total undergraduates, as of autumn 2018: 73

Total from Washington community colleges: 11

  • Entering transfer GPA (from WA community colleges):
  • 3.75 – 4.00: 2
  • 3.50 – 3.74: 3
  • 3.25 – 3.49: 2
  • 3.00 – 3.24: 1
  • 2.75 – 2.99: 2
  • 2.50 – 2.74: 0
  • 2.49 and below1

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