Academic Planning Worksheet: Social Welfare

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.

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
One (1) PSYCHOLOGY course 100 or 200 level
One (1) SOCIOLOGY course 100 or 200 level

Additional information

A college-level statistics class is a prerequisite for senior year coursework and is recommended prior to admission. Though, it may be taken during junior year.

It is helpful, though not required, to complete the foreign language graduation requirement before starting the program.

  • Completion of the associate degree does not guarantee completion of the UW general education requirements.
  • It is advised that you take these courses before you transfer.
  • Students entering the UW must also meet a diversity requirement. These credits simultaneously satisfy other Area of Knowledge requirements and do not add to the total number of credits you need to graduate.

1Many of the general education courses meet the prerequisites for the BASW major above as well as the requirements for an associate degree.

Entering transfer information

2018 Bachelor of Social Welfare (BASW) Student Profile –
A wide range of factors are taken into consideration when making admission decisions. This profile only offers some guidance as you plan your transfer.

Total undergraduates (Junior/Senior), as of autumn 2018: 76

Total from Washington community colleges: 44

  • Entering transfer GPA (from WA community colleges):
  • 3.75 – 4.00: 15
  • 3.50 – 3.74: 6
  • 3.25 – 3.49: 2
  • 3.00 – 3.24: 4
  • 2.75 – 2.99: 1
  • 2.50 – 2.74: 1
  • 2.49 and below0

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