Students

Creating Your Educational Plan

The resources below help you plan your coursework to ensure you’re prepared to request placement and to make the most of your UW and College of Engineering experience.

Compare required coursework by major

Each engineering department requires certain courses in math, science, communication, and engineering fundamentals. Depending on your student status, requirements vary:

Your student status Required coursework
ENGRUD student who entered in Fall 2019 Placement requirements by major
ENGRUD student entering Fall 2020 and beyond Placement requirements by major
Prospective transfer student
-or-
Current UW student, not Engineering Undeclared
Application and enrollment requirements by major

Major requirements and sample 4-year plans

Below are four-year sample plans and overall graduation requirements for each engineering major and links to the UW course catalog for each department. Your actual course schedule will vary, based on your academic background and course availability.

Please check with the specific engineering department adviser or at the Engineering Advising & Student Engagement Center (Loew 014) for most recent materials. Contact information is located at the end of each sample plan.

For help selecting meaningful general education courses that complement the areas of impact you’re interested in in engineering, visit the Engineering Areas of Impact page.

Fall 2019 ENGRUDs
Graduation requirements
sample 4-year plan
Fall 2020 ENGRUDs
Graduation requirements
sample 4-year plan
Department course catalog
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Electrical Engineering Coming Soon EE 
Environmental Engineering Coming Soon EnvE 
Human Centered Design & Engineering Coming Soon HCDE  
Industrial Engineering Coming Soon ISE  
Materials Science & Engineering Coming Soon MSE  
Mechanical Engineering Coming Soon ME