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Course Equivalents

English

If you successfully completed (2.0 or higher) ENGL& 101 at any Washington State Community or Technical college, you can use your transcript to enter any course listing ENGL& 101 as a prerequisite.

Pre-requisites for many courses refer to pre-college (under 100-level) English courses. Click here for pre-college course equivalencies for selected Washington schools.

Don't see your Washington college English class listed? You may still be able to use your college English course credit to meet prerequisites. Contact englishadvising@shoreline.edu for more information.

Math

If you have completed a math class containing an ampersand ('&') at another Washington community or technical college, you can use your transcript to fulfill Shoreline pre-requisites with the same course name, such as:

 

  • MATH& 141
  • MATH& 142
  • MATH& 151
  • MATH& 152
  • MATH& 163

Click here for a list of course equivalents for other Shoreline math classes.

Don't see your Washington college math class listed? You may still be able to use your math course credit to meet prerequisites. Contact mathadvising@shoreline.edu for more information.

Other classes

 If you have completed a course in Washington State that has an ampersand ("&") in the title, you may use your transcript to meet any equivalent prerequisite at Shoreline. For more information, contact an advisor or faculty member within the relevant department.

Washington State Community and Technical Colleges uses a common course numbering system, which means that certain courses, designated with an ampersand ('&'), are considered equivalent across the any community or technical college within the state. 

To use a transcript from a Washington State Community or Technical College for placement or to meet prerequisites, choose one of these options:

  • Bring a copy of your transcript with you when meeting with an advisor to select classes.
  • Email a scanned copy of your transcript to the relevant department for consideration.  When emailing, include the following information:
    • Your full name
    • Your Student ID Number
    • Name of the course (example:  MATH 099)
    • Name of the instructor:  (example:  Bogart, S.)
    • Item number  (example:  1187)

If you meet the relevant prerequisites, you will receive a follow-up email containing a course entry code.  You can use this code to register for the class.

To apply credit from your transcript towards your degree, you need to submit your official transcript for evaluation.