Engineering 101

For Incoming Students

Welcome to Johns Hopkins and the Whiting School of Engineering! As you embark on your academic journey, the Office of Engineering Advising is here to support you every step of the way.

Transitioning to college can be both exciting and challenging, which is why we offer a wide range of resources tailored to meet your needs. Whether you are exploring different majors, seeking academic guidance, or looking for ways to get involved on campus, we are here to help. Remember you are not alone on this journey. Engineering 101 offers insights into majors and minors within the Whiting School of Engineering. Select your major and learn more about the department, opportunities for involvement, and review recommended first-semester class schedules. Engineering 101 also provides information about University requirements, transfer credits, and important tips for registering for classes.

Advising Modules

Incoming students will be automatically enrolled in the WSE Academic Advising site on Canvas, JHU’s learning management platform. The guided modules will help students understand academic advising, learn the curriculum requirements for their major, and create their first semester schedule.

Programs and Schedules

Read about all the majors and minors in the Whiting School of Engineering. Select your department to read about the available programs, how to get involved, and review the recommended first semester class schedules.

Credits and Registration

Read about how to obtain credits from AP, IB, and GCE exams, how to request previously completed college-level coursework from other institutions, and how to prepare for course registration.

University Requirements

Students earning an undergraduate degree at the Whiting School of Engineering must adhere to the overall degree requirements at Johns Hopkins.

Resources and Support

The Office of Undergraduate Engineering Advising ensures that our incoming students have access to the support, resources, and information they need to make the most of their academic career. Learn more about the members of your support team and resources that are here to help you thrive.