Course sequence

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Each program has a course sequence or a proper order in which to take classes. It is important that students take their classes following the course sequences provided by the department because foundational or prerequisite classes contain information that utilized in the upper level courses.

Since our students are coming from many different community colleges and technical backgrounds they transfer in with different amounts of credits. It is difficult to prescribe a semester by semester plan that would fit each individual student's situation, so instead priority lists are used.

Each list contains a group of classes which are required to be completed before registering for classes in the subsequent lists. This helps students progress through the program, while building on their foundational skills. 

Computer Technology Course Sequence:

Priority level 1: Priority level 2: Priority level 3: Terminal courses:
MAT 1800 MAT 3430* CSC 4110+1 CSC 4420+1
EET 2100 CSC 2200+1 CSC 3750 CSC 4710
EET 2720 ET 3850 EET 4100  ET 4999 (Available last semester)
CSC 2100+1 ET 3870 or ET 5870 EET 5720  
Physics (PS) EET 3100    
All Lower Division Tech (=26) EET 3720    



  • Students who are found to be "out of order" can be administratively withdrawn from their classes. Students need a C- or better in a class that is listed as a prerequisite to another class.
  • Maximum 64 semester credits can be transferred from Community Colleges.
  • Transfer credits are subject to WSU Transfer Student Statute and may be revised.
  • Minimum 30 credits must be earned from WSU including 24 credits from Div. of Engineering Technology
  • WSU General Education Requirement includes: (a) Foundational Competencies for BC, IC, OC, and  (b) Inquiries in QR, CI, CIV, SI, NSI, DEI, GL

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All courses required are not on these priority lists. General education and communication courses are left off these lists. Students can use the general education and communication classes to help balance their schedules, but these are outside of the technical/program of study area. A student should first try to schedule classes at the priority level they are at, and then opt to take general education classes.