Academic Planning Worksheet: Communications

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 prerequisites does not guarantee admission.

Minimum 15 quarter credits of COM (Communications), including a minimum grade of 2.5 in both COM 201 and COM 202, are required.

Minimum GPA of 2.50 in COM (Communications) and all college coursework, including transfer credits, guarantees consideration but not acceptance.

Students are admitted quarterly in autumn, winter and spring. Applications are due one week after the quarter begins. Find more information on the Communications website.


Required courses 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
COM 201 I&S - Introduction to Communication
COM 202 I&S - Introduction to Communication II

Entering transfer GPA

Total undergraduates, as of autumn 2018: 900

Total from Washington community colleges: 132

  • Entering transfer GPA (from WA community colleges):
  • 3.75 – 4.00: 34
  • 3.50 – 3.74: 31
  • 3.25 – 3.49: 36
  • 3.00 – 3.24: 14
  • 2.75 – 2.99: 11
  • 2.50 – 2.74: 5
  • 2.49 and below1

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