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Information for Transfer Students

Information for students thinking of transferring to Eastern in the tranfer

Thinking of transferring to Eastern as a Business major?


  • Pick up an application at the EWU Phase One Classroom Building in Spokane or at the Office of Admissions in Cheney, or apply online. Click HERE for more Admissions information.


  • The Office of Admissions will notify you when you have been admitted to Eastern. Business Administration majors should contact Jodi Strote in Spokane at (509) 828-1249 or Karen Morley in Cheney at (509) 359-6277.

How will my courses transfer?

To check transferability of courses from a community college or another school click HERE.

The following are common community college transfer courses that meet EWU Business Program requriements. NOTE this is not a complete list of equivlent courses. Please see the EWU Transfer Guide for direct equivalents from your current school.

Community College Course                                                   EWU Business Core Equivalencies

MATH 201 - Finite Math*

Math 200 - Finite Mathematics

ENGL& 102 Composition II

Engl 201 - English Composition

ECON& 202 - Macroeconomics

Econ 201 - Macroeconomics

ECON& 201 - Microeconomics

Econ 200 - Microeconomics

ACCT& 201 and 202 - Prin. of Acct I and II

Acct 251 - Principles of Financial Accounting

ACCT& 203 - Prin. of Accounting III

Acct 252 - Principles of Managerial Accounting

BUS 217 - Business Statistics

DSCI 245 - Data Analysis for Business

BUS& 201 - Business Law

Acct 261 - Business Law

* MATH& 148 will also be accepted

Ways to Transfer to EWU:

Direct Transfer Degree from a Community College

There are significant differences between community college degrees that are "Direct Transfer Degrees" and the community college degrees that are not. Direct Transfer Degrees that have been approved by EWU are liberal arts degrees that include a diverse group of general education requirements. 

If you complete an approved Direct Transfer Degree, you will:

  1. Transfer to EWU as a junior with 90 credits.
  2. Have satisfied EWU's general education core requirements.
  3. Have satisfied EWU's competency and proficiency in computer literacy.
  4. Have satisfied EWU's competencies and proficiencies in Math and English composition. (NOTE: Direct Transfer Degrees do not cover required coursework in a major area. For instance, students seeking a business degree at EWU will still be required to complete English composition and Math requirements, either by coursework at a community college, or by coursework or challenge test at EWU.)
  5. Probably need approximately 90 credits (6 quarters) at EWU to complete a Business degree.

Transferring without an AA degree from either a community college or University

If you have not completed a Direct Transfer Degree, you will:

  1. Transfer to EWU with credits based on a course-by-course evaluation of your transcripts.
  2. Be required to satisfy each of EWU's general education core requirements.
  3. Be required to satisfy EWU's competency and proficiency in computer literacy by coursework or challenge test at EWU.
  4. Be required to satisfy EWU's competencies and proficiencies in Math and English composition, either by coursework or challenge test at EWU.

Eastern Washington University is a participant in the Statewide Business DTA Major Related Program (MRP) Agreement.  Associate in Business DTA/MRP degrees are accepted from the institutions listed below.  When completing one of these DTA degrees, please pay special attention to footnotes explaining certain Eastern requirements.

Bellevue College             

Pierce College

Big Bend Community College

North Seattle Community College

Cascadia Community College

South Seattle Community College

Centralia Community College

Shoreline Community College

Clark College

Skagit Valley College

Columbia Basin College

South Puget Sound Community College

Edmonds College

Spokane Community College

Everett Community College

Spokane Falls Community College

Grays Harbor College

Tacoma Community College

Green River Community College

Walla Walla Community College

Highline Community College

Wenatchee Valley College

Lower Columbia College

Yakima Valley Community College

Peninsula College


If you have any additional questions, please contact Karen Morley or Jodi Strote for more information using the contact information to the left.


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