The Washington 45
The “Washington 45” is a list of courses that are accepted at all public colleges and universities in the State of Washington.
List of one-year transfer courses
- The list of courses in Washington 45 does not replace the Direct Transfer Agreement, Associate of Science Tracks I and II or any Major Related Program agreement, nor will it guarantee admission to a four-year institution.
- A student who completes courses selected from within the general education categories listed below at a public community, technical, four-year college or university in Washington State will be able to transfer and apply a maximum of 45 quarter credits toward general education requirement(s) at any other public and most private higher education institutions in the state.
- For transfer purposes, a student must have a minimum grade of C or better (2.0 or above) in each course completed from this list.
- Students who transfer Washington 45 courses must still meet a receiving institution's admission requirements and eventually satisfy all their general education requirements and their degree requirements in major, minor and professional programs.
First Year Transfer List of general education courses
- Communications (5 credits) _ENGL& 101, ENGL& 102
- Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning (5 credits) _MATH& 107, MATH& 148 or MATH& 151
- Humanities (10 credits in two different subject areas or disciplines) PHIL& 101, MUSC& 105, DRMA&
101, ENGL& 111, or HUM& 101
For colleges that use History as a Humanities HIST& 116, HIST& 117, HIST& 118, HIST& 146, HIST& 147, HIST& 148
- Social Science (10 credits in two different subject areas or disciplines) _PSYC& 100, SOC& 101, POLS&
101, POLS& 202
For colleges that use History as a Social Science: HIST& 116, HIST& 117, HIST& 118, HIST& 146, HIST& 147, HIST& 148
- Natural Sciences (10 credits in two different subject areas or disciplines) - BIOL& 100, BIOL& 160 w/ lab, ASTR& 100, ASTR& 101 with lab, CHEM& 105, CHEM& 110 with lab, CHEM& 121 with lab, CHEM& 161, CHEM& 162, ENVS& 100, ENVS& 101, PHYS& 121, GEOL& 101 with lab.
- Additional 5 credits in a different discipline can be taken from any category listed above.
NOTE: Although these courses are listed under categories, the actual course may satisfy a different general education category at a receiving institution.
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