REFERENCE TABLE FOR HCDE

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GUIDE TO POSTBAC AUDITS

Composition and Writing
Areas of Knowledge

         --Natural World
Core Courses
Technical/Analytical
GPA in Major

Individualized Option (HCDE 00-16)

Human-Computer Interaction Option (HCDE 05-16)

Technical Communications Option (HCDE 10-16)

Data Science Option (HCDE 15-16)

COMPOSITION and WRITING

1) 5 credits of composition  (Does not appear in postbac audits)

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

ENGLCOMPOSITION

Use ONLY with a 4-cr WWU comp course:
Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - 1
COMMENT: WWU COURSE

2) 3 credits: HCDE 231

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDE231

Allow a [different] course to count

COURSE:

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - 3
Comment to display on audit:

3) 4 credits: Additional communications course (Prior to AU15)

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDE-2ND-W

Allow a [different] course to count

COURSE:

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - 4
Comment to display on audit:

AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

APPR-V

Allow a [special topics] course to count
in VLPA

COURSE:

APPR-I

Allow a [special topics] course to count
in I&S

COURSE:

POSTBAC STUDENTS* The Additional Areas of Knowledge Credit requirement is automatically removed.
     To waive the VLPA and I&S credit for students whose courses elsewhere have not been transferred but who have completed or partially completed the requirements:

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDE-VLPA*

Waive required credits
(Postbacs only! Others must complete 10.)

Credit change desired: - #
Comment to display on audit:

9 CR COMPLETED ELSEWHERE

HCDE-VLPA-R

Reject a course from counting

Course:

HCDE-I&S*

Waive required credits
(Postbacs only! Others must complete 10.)

Credit change desired: - #
6 CR COMPLETED ELSEWHERE

HCDE-I&S-R

Reject a course from counting
 

Course:

HCDE-AOK-R

Reject a course from counting
  
in the "additional AOKs" category

Course:

NATURAL WORLD: MATH AND SCIENCE

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDE-MATHWC
(15 credits)

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - 1

HCDE-MATH Allow a course to count
(that's not on the list)
COURSE:

HCDE-MATH-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDE-SCIENCEWC
(15 credits)

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - 1

HCDE-SCIENCE Allow a course to count
(that's not on the list)
COURSE:

HCDE-SCIENCE-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDE-NW
(20 credits)

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - 1

HCDE-MATH or
HCDE-SCIENCE
Allow a course to count
(that's not on the list)
COURSE:

HCDE-NW-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

CORE COURSES

The PSNAME for each core course is always the prefix + the number:
             HCDE301, HCDE303, HCDE411 etc. 

The exception types in which you can use those are either
     "Waive required courses" or "Allow a course to count." 

Note that HCDE HCDE495 and HCDE496 are used with
     "Waive required credits" or "Allow a course to count."

All but 495 and 496

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDE300 (for example)

Waive required courses

Reduce number of courses required (REQCT): - 1

Allow a course to count
(in place of 300)
COURSE:

3 credits of HCDE 495

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDE495

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - 1

Allow a course to count
(in place of 495)
COURSE:

HCDE495-R

Reject a [specific instance of this] course from counting

COURSE:
Quarter Range:

2 credits of HCDE 496

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDE496

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - 1

Allow a course to count
(in place of 495)
COURSE:

HCDE496-R

Reject a [specific instance of this] course from counting

COURSE:
Quarter Range:

ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALS

12 credits overall

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDE-FUND

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - #

CSE 142 or 160: (Required WI16 ff)

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCD-CSE

Waive required courses

Reduce number of courses required (REQCT): - 1

Allow a course to count COURSE:

HCD-CSE-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

8 Credits from the approved list:
(12cr prior to WI16)

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

EF-REQ

Waive required courses

Reduce number of courses required (REQCT): - 1

Allow a course to count COURSE:

EF-REQ-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

Max 4 credits HCDE 496

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

EF-496

Allow additional credits (beyond 4)

Maxhrs: + #

Allow a course to count COURSE:

EF-496-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Complete 4 credits from the approved list of courses

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCD-EX

Waive credits

REQHRS: - #

Allow a course to count COURSE:

HCD-EX-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

TECHNICAL/ANALYTICAL (Prior to AU15)

12 credits overall

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDE-TA

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - #

1 required course: CSE 142 or CSE 140 (or PHIL 120, prior to AU12)

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

TA-REQ

Waive required courses

Reduce number of courses required (REQCT): - 1

Allow a course to count
(other than CSE 142 or PHIL 120)
COURSE:

Other courses to bring the total to 12

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

TA-ELEC

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - 1

Allow a course to count
(other than CSE 142 or PHIL 120)
COURSE:

TA-ELEC-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

STANDARD OPTION (HCDE 00-16) Autumn 2015 - ff

25 credits from the list of approved HCDE courses

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

INDIV-ELEC

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - #

Allow a course to count COURSE:

INDIV-ELEC-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

INDIVIDUALIZED OPTION (HCDE 00-16) Autumn 2012 - Autumn 2015

27 credits overall

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDE-INDIV

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - #

Min. 6 credits from the list

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

INDIV-RQ

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - #

Allow a course to count COURSE:

INDIV-RQ-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

Other approved courses to reach 19 credits (27 prior to AU12)

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

INDIV-ELEC

Allow a course to count

COURSE:

HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION OPTION  (HCDE 05-16)

One course from the areas lists outside of HCDE

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

NON-HCDE

Waive required courses

Reduce number of courses required (REQCT): - 1

Allow a course to count COURSE:

Overall:  19 credits in the option (27 prior to AU12)

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCI-SUM

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - 1

Three subrequirements: Foundations + 2 areas; min. 10, max. 12 credits (16-20 prior to AU12)

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCI-AREAS

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - 1

Waive required courses
     
[In this case, "courses" means "areas."]

Reduce number of courses required (REQCT): - 1

To allow more than the max, write to dars@uw.edu

Areas

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCI-FOUND

Allow a course to count  
(Other than ART 383, CSE 440, HCDE 419)

COURSE:

HCI-FOUND-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

USER

Allow a course to count
(other than CSE 441, INFO 344, HCDE 438)

COURSE:

USER-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

DESIGN

Allow a course to count 
(other than ART 483, 484, INFO 424, HCDE 455)

COURSE:

DESIGN-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

USABILITY

Allow a course to count  
(Other than INFO 310)

COURSE:

USABILITY-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

DIMENSIONS

Allow a course to count  
(Other than INFO 444, 447)

COURSE:

DIMENSIONS-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

Option Electives (min. 7, max. 9 credits; max. 11 prior to AU12)

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCI-EL

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - 1

HCI-ELEC Allow a course to count
(that's not on the approved list)
COURSE:

HCI-ELEC-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

TECHNICAL COMMUNCATIONS OPTION  (HCDE 10-16)

Overall:  27 credits

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDE-TC

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - 1

Required course, HCDE 401

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDE401

Waive required courses

Reduce number of courses required (REQCT): - 1

Allow a course to count
(in place of 417)
COURSE:

Three additional courses (prior to AU12 only)

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

3TC

Waive required courses

Reduce number of courses required (REQCT): - 1

Allow a course to count
(other than 402, 407, 412, 415, 435)
COURSE:

3TC-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

Electives to bring the total to 19; min. 14 credits  (to 27, prior to AU12, with max. 8)

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

TC-ELEC

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - 1

Allow a course to count
(that's not on the list)
COURSE:

TC-ELEC-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

DATA SCIENCE OPTION  (HCDE 15-16)

Overall:  25 credits in the option

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDDATA

Waive required credits

Credit change desired: - 1

Foundations

HCD-FOUND

Allow a course to count  
(Other than HCDE 411, CSE 491)

COURSE:

HCD-FOUND-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

3 Areas

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

MACHLEARN

Allow a course to count
(other than CSE 416, INFO 371, STAT 435)

COURSE:

MACHLEARN-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

DATAMGMT

Allow a course to count 
(other than CSE 414, INFO 430)

COURSE:

DATAMGMT-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

HCD-STATS

Allow a course to count  
(Other than STAT 390, 403, 425)

COURSE:

HCD-STATS-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

Additional Elective Credit

HCD-DATA-EL

Additional credit to reach 25 total in the option

COURSE:

GPA in Major

2.00 in all UW HCDE courses.  To remove a low-graded courses from the calculation:

PSNAME

TYPE OF EXCEPTION

HCDE-GPA-R

Reject a course from counting

COURSE:

The audit can be adjusted, on the SDB, to allow a GPA below 2.00 to be OK. Write to dars@u. for help.