Creating Your Educational Plan
To be placed or admitted into an engineering major, you need to know which courses to take. The resources below help you plan your coursework and 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||Placement Requirements by Major for ENGRUD Students|
|Prospective transfer student
Current UW student, not Engineering Undeclared
|Prerequisites by Major for Transfer and Non-DTC Students|
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 Center (Loew 301) for most recent materials. Contact information is located at the end of each sample plan.
sample 4-year plan
|Department course catalog|
|Aeronautics & Astronautics||A&A|
|Bioresource Science & Engineering||BSE|
|Computer Science & Engineering||CSE|
|Human Centered Design & Engineering||HCDE|
|Industrial & Systems Engineering||ISE|
|Materials Science & Engineering||MSE|