Welcome to the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis! The Freshmen Registration Guide will answer many of your registration questions and help you prepare for the first semester.
All Engineering freshmen take similar courses during their first semester. Generally, all students will complete a math course and physics course. Some areas of study will offer an introductory course.
- All engineering freshmen take approximately 15 units during the first semester.
- Biomedical engineering freshmen and chemical engineering freshmen will also complete Chemistry 111A and Chemistry 151 during their first semester.
- Some computer science students are not required to complete physics.