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Recommended Courses to Take Before Transferring to CWU:


For All Specializations:

  • Introductory Environmental Science/Studies (ENST 201 or 202)
  • Introductory Biology (BIOL 101 or 181/lab or 200)
  • Introductory Chemistry (CHEM 101 or 111/lab or 181/lab)
  • Introductory Physical Geography (GEOG 107)  or Physical Geology (GEOL 101/lab or 108/101 lab)
  • Cultural Anthropology (ANTH 130) or Human Geography (GEOG 208), or Sociology (SOC 107)
  • Introductory General or Micro Economics (ECON 101 or 201)

Environmental Biology Specialization:

  • General Chemistry with lab (CHEM 181/lab)
  • General Biology with lab (BIOL 181/lab)

Environmental Chemistry Specialization:

  • General Chemistry with lab (CHEM 181/lab)
  • Pre-Calculus II (MATH 154)

Environmental Geography Specialization:

  • Introductory Physical Geography (GEOG 107) 
  • Human Geography (GEOG 208)

Environmental Geology Specialization:

  • Introductory Physical Geology with lab ( GEOL 101/lab)
  • Pre-Calculus II (MATH 154)

Environmental Policy Specialization:

  • Microeconomics (ECON 201)


Please speak to your advisor as soon as possible to determine

course offerings and an academic plan for your first term at CWU.



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