Academic Planning Worksheet: Environmental Studies

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 may declare this major at any time.

Although this major is open, students are strongly encouraged to prepare for the major before transfer. Environmental Studies is a Bachelor of Arts degree program.

Students interested in the major are encouraged to contact the adviser early. Help is available for identifying alternatives to BIOL 180 at your community college: enviradv@uw.edu.

Undergraduate Program Adviser: Wallace Hall (ACC), Suite 12, 206-616-2461, enviradv@uw.edu. Visit the Environmental Studies 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
One from:
    CHEM 120 NW/QSR – Principles of Chemistry
OR
    CHEM 142 NW/QSR – General Chemistry
OR
    BIOL 180 NW – Intro Biology

Check with adviser for approved substitutes.
One from:
    STAT 220 NW QSR – Principles of Statistical Reasoning
OR
    STAT 221 NW QSR – Stat Concepts and Methods
OR
    STAT 311 NW QSR – Elements of Statistical Methods
OR
    QSCI 381 NW QSR – Intro Probability & Statistics
One from:
    ENVIR/ECON 235 I&S/NW - Environmental Economics
OR
    ECON 200 I&S/NW QSR – Intro to Microeconomics
OR
    ECON 201 I&S/NW QSR – Intro to Macroeconomics
One from:
    ENVIR 100 I&S/NW – Intro to Environmental Studies
OR
    ESRM 100 I&S/NW – Intro to Environmental Science

Entering transfer GPA

Total undergraduates, as of autumn 2018: 235

Total from Washington community colleges: 25

  • Entering transfer GPA (from WA community colleges):
  • 3.75 – 4.00: 7
  • 3.50 – 3.74: 6
  • 3.25 – 3.49: 4
  • 3.00 – 3.24: 5
  • 2.75 – 2.99: 2
  • 2.50 – 2.74: 1
  • 2.49 and below0

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