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  • Computer Science
    with other departments in the College of Engineering and the University as a whole Bachelor of Science Department Admission Requirements Applicants are considered in two groups Direct Admission and regular admission Admission is competitive Completion of minimum requirements does not guarantee admission Direct Admission Computer Science and Engineering enrolls up to 30 percent of its incoming class directly out of high school prior to the completion of university level prerequisites Freshman applicants to the University listing computer science or computer engineering as their intended major are automatically considered Competitive applicants have taken calculus and at least one year of laboratory science preferably physics upon entering the University Admission is for autumn quarter only Regular Admission Course requirements MATH 124 MATH 125 MATH 126 or MATH 134 MATH 135 MATH 136 at least five credits of Natural World including one of the following PHYS 121 CHEM 142 CHEM 145 or BIOL 180 or any approved science course that requires one of these courses as a prerequisite CSE 142 CSE 143 and at least five credits of English composition In addition to any AP credit at least one calculus or post calculus mathematics course and one approved Natural World courses must be completed prior to applying to the department Admission is for autumn or spring quarter Application deadlines are July 1 for autumn quarter and February 1 for spring quarter Major Requirements 87 90 credits as follows Science 10 credits 10 credits from the list of approved natural science courses in the CS E handbook Courses that meet the department s science requirement include PHYS 121 CHEM 142 CHEM 145 and any course in biology chemistry physics earth and space sciences astronomy and atmospheric sciences that requires PHYS 121 or CHEM 142 CHEM 145 as a prerequisite Mathematics 15 18 credits MATH 124 MATH 125 MATH 126 or MATH 134 MATH 135 MATH 136 MATH 308 or MATH 318 waived if MATH 136 taken MATH 390 STAT 390 or MATH 391 STAT 391 Required Courses 29 credits CSE 142 CSE 143 CSE 311 CSE 312 CSE 331 CSE 332 CSE 351 Senior Electives minimum of 20 credits At least 33 additional credits from courses on the approved CSE electives list in the CS E handbook including at least the following Six courses from the CSE Core Courses list in the CS E handbook of which four courses must be 400 level CSE courses Either one additional course from the CSE Core Courses list or one course from the CSE Capstone list in the CS E handbook Minimum 2 0 grade for any course applied to the major Transfer students must earn a minimum of 24 graded credits toward the major at the UW Student Outcomes and Opportunities Learning Objectives and Expected Outcomes The computer science field has a broad base of private and public sector jobs suitable for the Bachelor of Science graduate systems analyst systems programmer applications programmer technical sales and marketing and hardware or software engineering specialist In addition there

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  • Dance
    234 DANCE 235 DANCE 251 DANCE 290 DANCE 336 DANCE 350 DANCE 366 DANCE 371 DANCE 420 DANCE 450 DANCE 490 DANCE 499 Technique 18 credits from the following 12 credits minimum at the 300 level or above 6 credits minimum in both ballet and modern dance a maximum of 6 credits in the alternative movement studies series can be counted toward major technique requirements DANCE 104 DANCE 105 DANCE 106 DANCE 107 DANCE 108 DANCE 109 DANCE 110 DANCE 111 DANCE 112 DANCE 201 DANCE 202 DANCE 203 DANCE 204 DANCE 205 DANCE 206 DANCE 210 DANCE 211 DANCE 212 DANCE 230 DANCE 231 DANCE 232 DANCE 233 DANCE 236 DANCE 237 DANCE 238 DANCE 239 DANCE 241 DANCE 301 DANCE 302 DANCE 303 DANCE 304 DANCE 305 DANCE 306 DANCE 310 DANCE 311 DANCE 312 DANCE 401 DANCE 402 DANCE 403 DANCE 404 DANCE 405 DANCE 406 Dance Studies Option 37 credits Required Courses 9 credits DANCE 350 or DANCE 420 DANCE 415 and DANCE 416 Dance Electives minimum 17 credits At least 17 credits from the following DANCE 166 DANCE 234 DANCE 235 DANCE 242 DANCE 251 DANCE 266 DANCE 270 DANCE 271 DANCE 290 DANCE 336 DANCE 344 if not taken as part of core curriculum DANCE 345 if not taken as part of core curriculum DANCE 350 DANCE 366 DANCE 414 DANCE 420 DANCE 450 DANCE 480 DANCE 490 DANCE 493 DANCE 494 and DANCE 499 Approved Electives minimum 11 credits Approved elective courses based on individual interests and decided in conjunction with Dance Program adviser and faculty Minor Minor Requirements Minimum 25 credits to include 10 credits from DANCE 100 DANCE 101 DANCE 166 DANCE 234 DANCE 235 DANCE 242 DANCE 250 DANCE 251 DANCE 270 max 3 DANCE 271 max 3 DANCE 290 DANCE 336 DANCE 344 DANCE 345 DANCE 350 DANCE 410 DANCE 414 DANCE 420 DANCE 490 DANCE 493 DANCE 494 DANCE 499 and 15 credits from DANCE 102 DANCE 103 DANCE 104 DANCE 105 DANCE 106 DANCE 107 DANCE 108 DANCE 109 DANCE 110 DANCE 111 DANCE 112 DANCE 201 DANCE 202 DANCE 203 DANCE 204 DANCE 205 DANCE 206 DANCE 210 DANCE 211 DANCE 212 DANCE 230 DANCE 231 DANCE 232 DANCE 233 DANCE 236 DANCE 237 DANCE 238 DANCE 239 DANCE 241 DANCE 301 DANCE 302 DANCE 303 DANCE 304 DANCE 305 DANCE 306 DANCE 310 DANCE 311 DANCE 312 DANCE 324 DANCE 401 DANCE 402 DANCE 403 DANCE 404 DANCE 405 DANCE 406 Student Outcomes and Opportunities Learning Objectives and Expected Outcomes The Dance Program curriculum provides a balance between academic rigor and artistic development and serves as a basis for a broad range of career choices in dance related and other fields demanding strong communication skills creativity commitment and the ability to work collaboratively and independently Majors are encouraged to supplement their dance studies with coursework in other disciplines that provide a foundation for later specialization in dance ethnology dance history and criticism performance art education

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  • Digital Arts and Experimental Media
    through the pre calculus level Proficiency may be demonstrated by completion of MATH 120 or equivalent a minimum score of 68 on the UW Advanced Mathematics placement test a minimum score of 2 on the mathematics AP exam or completion of a college level calculus course Major Requirements In addition to the courses required for admission as described above major requirements include the following 64 74 credits of DXARTS courses as follows DXARTS 202 5 credits Three quarters of DXARTS 400 9 credits total DXARTS 461 DXARTS 462 DXARTS 463 15 credits Completion of one of the following four DXARTS sequences 15 credits DXARTS 441 DXARTS 442 DXARTS 443 3D Motion and Graphics DXARTS 451 DXARTS 452 DXARTS 453 Video DXARTS 471 DXARTS 472 DXARTS 473 Mechatronics Completion of a third core sequence as listed above or one of the following fundamentals courses dealing with a third content area 5 to 15 credits DXARTS 440 DXARTS 450 DXARTS 460 or DXARTS 470 Senior thesis in the form of 15 credits of DXARTS 491 DXARTS 492 and DXARTS 493 including the completion and exhibition of a B F A thesis project that is a significant and original contribution both aesthetically and technically 20 30 credits in additional DXARTS courses or courses from a list of approved electives in other areas to bring total major credits to 94 See department website or advising office for a list of approved electives A minimum 2 0 grade in all DXARTS courses counted toward the major A cumulative GPA of 2 50 in all DXARTS courses and approved electives For complete information about the B F A program visit the program s website Student Outcomes and Opportunities Learning Objectives and Expected Outcomes The program goal is to create opportunities for entering artists to discover and document new knowledge and expertise Unlike other B F A degrees which offer initial professional studio art education this B F A is primarily a pre graduate research oriented degree signifying that an individual is professionally qualified to investigate fundamental problems in the nature and practice of digital arts and experimental media Graduates are prepared to pursue original creative and technical research in the field and contribute to the development of knowledge and its consequences in society and culture Instructional and Research Facilities DXARTS houses extensive laboratories and advanced research studios with state of the art computing imaging sound networking mechatronics and electronics equipment to support a wide range of experimental art Honors Options Available With College Honors Completion of Honors Core Curriculum and Departmental Honors With Honors Completion of Departmental Honors requirements in the major See adviser for requirements Research Internships and Service Learning Some areas of research and professional opportunities within DXARTS include digital video art computer music composition website design and programming 3D animation motion graphics design user interface design sound design interactive media production multimedia art electronic stage and set design authoring of electronic online publications special effects design virtual environment design sound art and installations

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  • Drama
    copy of the Application for Admission to the Graduate School Degree Requirements The primary focus of PATP training is to provide actors with the practical tools and sensibilities to become outstanding theatre actors comfortable and effective in all media During the three year course of study every student appears in at least seven productions two self written solo shows an in depth dialect project and extensive scene and technique classes The program is structured to immerse students in the traditional vocabulary and practices set down by Konstantin Stanislavski and informed by the individual professional experiences of the faculty The program is also designed to increase the actors expressiveness through instrument classes in voice speech dialects coordination Alexander Technique Viewpoints and Suzuki based movement During the three years of study students become well versed in the established canon of western dramatic literature Throughout the year PATP students have opportunities to audition for summer theatre festivals from around the region and country The program also maintains productive relationships with professional theatres in Seattle and the region such as the Seattle Repertory Theatre Intiman Empty Space ACT Seattle Children s Theatre The Guthrie Theatre and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival During the third year classes and projects focus on career and business At the end of the third year students prepare a professional showcase for Seattle Los Angeles and New York and each actor in the program leaves with a professional quality audition reel All PATP students are evaluated by the acting faculty at the end of each quarter Students are admitted with the expectation that all will graduate although dismissal is possible given two unsatisfactory critiques Required coursework is 90 credits to include 36 credits of DRAMA 557 12 max 36 36 credits of DRAMA 558 12 max 36 DRAMA 551 1 3 max 3 DRAMA 552 1 3 max 3 DRAMA 553 1 3 max 3 6 credits of DRAMA 559 6 max 18 9 credits of DRAMA 700 1 max 9 Master of Fine Arts Directing Admission Requirements The program tends to choose candidates who show evidence of enterprising energy and accomplishment out in the world who may have successfully assisted seasoned directors and who have at least the beginning of a professional and artistic record While there is always room for the exceptional applicant it is extremely difficult to gain admission directly out of a BA program with no other credentials This program accepts only two MFA candidates All Applicants Applicants submit the following to Graduate Programs School of Drama Box 353950 Seattle WA 98195 3950 The separate directing application form available for download from the School s website and fee made payable to the School of Drama This fee is separate from that due to the Office of Graduate Admissions A current résumé of training and experience in the field A statement of purpose including educational and professional goals Three letters of recommendation One set of unofficial transcripts A directorial analysis of a play or opera chosen from a preselected list All applicants for graduate study at the UW must also apply to the Office of Graduate Admissions The GRE is not required for any applicant to this program International applicants must meet minimum TOEFL and TSE scores and other requirements as listed on the Graduate School s website www grad washington edu admissions index shtml and should apply by November 1 Second step for selected applicants A short list of candidates 12 16 is invited to continue the application process and interview either in person or via video conferencing Candidates interview for 30 minutes with the head of the program Candidates present a two minute monologue as a way of revealing not acting talent but the candidate s knowledge of what it is to speak dialogue transmit thoughts and physically relate to space Candidates are asked to respond to a two page questionnaire provided by the School of Drama Third step for final short listed applicants A small group of four to eight candidates is invited to Seattle to be interviewed in person by a group of faculty As part of this interview each candidate conducts a rehearsal of one of three pre selected scenes with actors provided by the School of Drama These actors are familiar with the material and are ready to be on their feet Candidates receive the scene options and any additional information when notified of their selection to this short list Degree Requirements The directing program at the UW School of Drama is a three year intensive conservatory program designed to prepare students for successful entry into the professional theatre Classes and training include work in a range of types and styles of dramatic work including realistic nonrealistic classical and contemporary plays Directing lab seminar Suzuki and Viewpoints are taken every quarter Acting process work includes Stanislavski action theory Shakespeare Chekhov and contemporary realism Every quarter each student directs in the classroom studio or both Plays are selected in conjunction with the faculty and the length and nature of the project is determined by each student s pedagogical needs at the time On occasion directing students serve as assistant directors to members of the faculty and or visiting artists during their time at the School of Drama In the second year each student directs a workshop production of a full length play in the School s subscription season In both the first and second year each director may also direct in the annual short play festival In the third year each student directs a fully produced full length play as a thesis in either the winter or spring quarter 90 credits to include the following 14 credits of DRAMA 563 2 max 18 12 credits of DRAMA 567 1 3 max 12 Electives chosen from DRAMA 419 3 max 9 DRAMA 510 3 max 18 DRAMA 560 2 DRAMA 561 2 3 max 12 DRAMA 562 1 3 max 12 and DRAMA 569 3 9 credits of DRAMA 700 Additional Coursework After discussions

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  • Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
    credits GWSS 300 5 credits Additional upper division 300 400 level credits in gender women and sexuality studies Minimum 10 credits must be graded Maximum 5 credits from variable credit courses GWSS 495 GWSS 496 GWSS 497 and GWSS 499 can be applied toward this requirement 15 credits Student Outcomes and Opportunities Learning Objectives and Expected Outcomes A Bachelor of Arts in gender women and sexuality studies helps students prepare for careers in human health legal or civil service as well as in the private sector Some gender women and sexuality studies graduates develop careers that focus directly or indirectly on women and women s issues Many others move into careers that entail understanding the dynamics of gender race class and sexuality Such positions exist in politics business education government medicine and the arts Recent graduates of gender women and sexuality studies have found employment in public agencies community services health services private businesses and legal firms Honors Options Available With College Honors Completion of Honors Core Curriculum and Departmental Honors With Honors Completion of Departmental Honors requirements in the major See adviser for requirements Research Internships and Service Learning Students intern in local agencies or businesses to develop skills in an area of specialization appropriate to their area of interest For lists of these opportunities see adviser Department Scholarships None offered Student Organizations Associations Students can join the National Women s Studies Association NWSA Graduate Program Graduate Program Coordinator B110 Padelford Box 354345 206 543 6900 gwss uw edu The Department of Gender Women and Sexuality Studies offers graduate training leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in interdisciplinary gender women and sexuality studies as well as in a chosen discipline A master s degree may be awarded to students in the doctoral program but the department does not

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  • Integrated Sciences
    College of Arts and Sciences including courses in English composition foreign language and quantitative and symbolic reasoning Department Admission Requirements Minimum 75 transferable quarter credits Minimum 2 00 GPA in all transferable college coursework Minimum 2 50 GPA in all courses applied to ISS major requirements Completion in high school or community college of College Academic Distribution Requirement CADR Demonstrated progress toward University and College of Arts and Sciences general education requirements ISS accepts only program specific students Admission is competitive Completion of minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission to the University In addition applicants are evaluated on the following criteria 1 overall academic record 2 a personal statement 3 likelihood of success in an online format program based on a separate application question Major Requirements 60 credits as follows ISS Core 20 credits ISS 301 ISS 350 ISS 355 8 credits 2 credits repeated four times ISS 401 Thematic Areas Courses 40 credits To include at least one 5 credit course from each of five of the following seven areas of inquiry 1 information and technological society 2 population dynamics and movements 3 conflict and cooperation 4 diversity and global justice 5 societal inequalities and power relations 6

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  • Labor Studies
    program of study focusing on the importance of labor to the economic social political and cultural evolution of modern societies Minor Requirements 25 credits to include the following HIST 249 POL S 249 SOC 266 5 credits 20 additional credits from courses related to labor studies with no more than 10 credits from one department See department website for current list depts washington edu pcls resources courses html Minimum 2

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  • School of Music
    MUHST electives MUSIC 487 36 credits of MUSICP applied instruction MUSIC 454 MUSIC 473 and MUSIC 474 MUSIC 458 and MUSIC 459 MUSIC 350 MUSIC 351 MUSIC 352 1 credit of electives 2 credits of recitals and 12 credits of MUSEN ensembles See Music undergraduate adviser for more specific information Piano 120 credits Music core 36 credits plus 12 credits of division approved upper level MUSIC or MUHST electives MUSIC 487 36 credits of MUSICP applied instruction MUSIC 434 MUSIC 435 MUSIC 436 MUSIC 326 MUSIC 327 MUSIC 328 7 credits of electives 2 credits of recitals and 12 credits of MUSEN ensembles See Music undergraduate adviser for more specific information Percussion 119 credits Music core excluding MUSIC 204 MUSIC 205 MUSIC 206 MUSIC 304 MUSIC 305 and MUSIC 306 30 credits MUSICP 337 MUSICP 340 MUSICP 341 MUSIC 379 MUSIC 479 12 credits of MUSAP 443 12 credits of MUSEN 304 minimum 18 credits from MUSICP 437 MUSICP 440 MUSICP 441 or MUSICP 442 minimum 6 credits from MUSEN 300 MUSEN 301 or MUSEN 302 minimum 3 credits from MUSEN 384 MUSEN 410 or MUSEN 411 12 credits of approved upper division MUSIC or MUHST electives minimum 15 credits from one of the following options Orchestral Percussion 3 additional credits of MUSICP 337 6 additional credits of MUSICP 340 6 additional credits of MUSEN 300 MUSEN 301 or MUSEN 302 Contemporary Percussion and Mallet Keyboard 3 credits of MUSICP 342 6 additional credits of MUSICP 341 6 additional credits of MUSEN 384 MUSEN 410 or MUSEN 411 Strings 105 credits Music core 36 credits plus 15 credits of division approved upper level MUSIC or MUHST electives 36 credits of MUSICP applied instruction MUSIC 380 3 credits of electives 2 credits of recitals and 12 credits of MUSEN ensembles See Music undergraduate adviser for more specific information Voice 119 credits Music core 36 credits plus 12 credits of division approved upper level MUSIC or MUHST electives MUSIC 307 MUSIC 308 MUSIC 309 MUSIC 326 MUSIC 327 MUSIC 328 MUSIC 434 MUSIC 460 MUSIC 461 and MUSIC 462 MUSIC 379 and MUSIC 479 36 credits of MUSAP applied instruction 10 credits of MUSEN ensembles and 3 credits of music electives Proficiency through the third quarter college level in two languages from French German and Italian See the Music undergraduate adviser for more specific information Bachelor of Arts with a major in ethnomusicology The BA degree with a major in ethnomusicology emphasizes the study of music as culture as well as art Students may be admitted to the degree program on the basis of a written application Course requirements include selected courses in the School of Music s core curriculum ethnomusicology courses encompassing diverse repertoires and topics several interdisciplinary courses including at least one in socio cultural anthropology world music performance study and a capstone senior project In addition to the ethnomusicology major requirements students must also complete the general education requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences Admission Requirements Admission is competitive Students must have a minimum 3 0 grade in either MUSIC 316 or MUSIC 317 a minimum 2 0 grade in each MUSIC course taken and a minimum 2 50 cumulative GPA to apply Admission is based on student s transcripts musical ability and statement of purpose which should explain the student s interest in ethnomusicology and potential areas of specialization Major Requirements 57 73 credits Core courses 39 45 credits minimum 2 00 cumulative GPA in MUSIC 201 MUSIC 202 MUSIC 203 MUSIC 204 MUSIC 205 MUSIC 206 MUSIC 316 MUSIC 317 MUSIC 499 5 credits and minimum six quarters of MUSAP 389 12 18 credits Ethnomusicology electives 9 15 credits minimum three 400 level ethnomusicology courses from approved list Sociocultural anthropology elective 3 credits minimum one sociocultural anthropology course from approved list Interdisciplinary electives 6 10 credits minimum two interdisciplinary electives from approved list Minimum 2 00 cumulative GPA in courses applied to the major Academic Options Music History Admission Requirements In addition to the admission requirements for all music majors shown above formal application to the music history division to include verified completion of music core 3 00 GPA in music core courses 3 00 overall GPA and a writing sample Completion of minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission The program of study and preparation of the senior thesis is developed in consultation with a music history faculty adviser Students who intend to pursue graduate studies are strongly advised to establish proficiency in German or French and to acquire some acquaintance with one or two additional foreign languages Major Requirements 135 credits as follows Music core 36 credits plus 6 credits of 300 level MUHST electives 36 credits of 400 level MUSIC or MUHST minimum 12 courses a 3 credit 400 level course in ethnomusicology 3 credits of MUSIC 498 18 credits of MUSAP applied instruction 3 years 9 credits of MUSEN ensembles and 24 credits of music electives Minor Minor Requirements Minimum 25 credits of music courses MUSIC MUHST MUSEN MUSAP or MUSED prefixes Maximum 10 credits at the 100 level minimum 15 credits at the 200 level or above including At least 4 credits from courses dealing with the elements of music chosen from MUSIC 116 MUSIC 117 MUSIC 118 MUSIC 113 MUSIC 119 or MUSIC 120 5 credits from courses for non majors that focus on a particular music area MUSIC 121 MUSIC 122 MUSIC 160 MUSIC 162 MUSIC 316 MUSIC 317 MUSIC 318 MUSIC 319 MUSIC 331 Maximum 10 transfer credits including maximum 5 transfer credits in performance lessons and ensembles may count toward the minor Student Outcomes and Opportunities Instructional and Research Facilities None Honors Options Available With College Honors Completion of Honors Core Curriculum and Departmental Honors With Honors Completion of Departmental Honors requirements in the major See adviser for requirements Research Internships and Service Learning None Department Scholarships None Student Organizations Associations Music Student Association MSA A group of undergraduate and graduate students from various divisions of

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