SPRING 2023 registration dates:

  • Class of 2023: Friday, November 11
  • Class of 2024: Monday, November 14
  • Class of 2025: Tuesday, November 15
  • Class of 2026: Wednesday, November 16

Steps for a Successful Registration

  1. BSBA students are required to meet with your advisor to discuss your academic plans.
    • Please remember only your academic advisor can approve you for registration. Please do not wait until the last minute to discuss your registration.
    • You can schedule an appointment online by utilizing your academic advisor’s OnceHub page and selecting “Registration Appointment.” Please check both in person and virtual links for your advisor’s availability.
  2. You should check your WebSTAC account to confirm:
    • Your date and time to register. Dates and times should be set soon.
    • That your account is free of any holds. Clear any holds before you register because you will not be allowed to register as long as the holds are active.

How to Prepare for your Advising Appointment

  1. You should first review the course listings for course ideas.
  2. View your specific class instructions below on this page: Class Registration Instructions
  3. Complete the Registration Worksheet on WebSTAC prior to your registration meeting. Please pay special attention to the pre-requisites for the Olin courses.
  4. Review the Bulletin and Academic Policies.

Registration Notes for SPRING 2023

Pre-requisites: All students must meet the prerequisites as listed in the course description. Students who do not meet the prerequisites will be removed from that business course. Professors cannot waive pre-requisites to courses.

Enrollment Caps: BSBA courses will not increase enrollment caps.  To ensure your enrollment in a BSBA class, please enroll in an open section of the course. Professors cannot increase course caps.

Priority Enrollment: There are courses in which priority enrollment will be given. All students will be automatically waitlisted. The BSBA Programs Office will manage the waitlist and enrollment process.

  • DAT 120: Students will be automatically waitlisted. Priority enrollment will be given first to Class of 2025 and 2026 BSBA and BUCS students as of October 1st. Priority enrollments will be complete by Friday, December 2, 2022. After this date, the enrollment cap will be raised and waitlists will be processed in order. Please be proactive and select a section with a smaller waitlist.
  • DAT 220: Students will be automatically waitlisted for DAT 220. Priority enrollment will be given first to BSBA students as of October 1st. Priority enrollments will be complete by Friday, December 2, 2022. Please be proactive and select a section with a smaller waitlist.
  • MEC 290: Students will be automatically waitlisted. The Olin Undergraduate Programs Office will manage the waitlist and enrollment process. Preference will be given first to the BSBA and BUCS Class of 2025 and 2026 as of October 1st. All priority registration will be finalized by Friday, December 2, 2022. After this dat, the enrollment cap will be raised and waitlists will be processed in order. Please be proactive and select a section with a smaller waitlist.
  • MGT 201: Students will be automatically waitlisted. This course is only available to BSBA and BUCS Class of 2025, 2024, and 2023 students as of October 1st. If seats are still available, then declared 2nd majors as of October 1st. We will not exceed the enrollment cap for this course. Please be proactive and select a section with a smaller waitlist.


Class Registration Instructions

Class of 2023

Congratulations if you are graduating in December! We would love to see you before graduation. Please feel free to schedule a coffee chat or meeting in late November/ early December so we can wish you well on your future endeavors.

If you are planning to graduate in May of 2023, please schedule an appointment with your advisor to discuss your final semester.

If you are sitting for the CPA examination, don’t forget to review the state educational requirements. To learn more, check out: https://www.aicpa.org/becomeacpa.html

If you are thinking about sitting for the Certified Financial Planning Examination, check out their website to learn more: www.cfp.net/become/certification.asp   

If you are not graduating in May 2023 please make an appointment with your academic advisor.

Just a few reminders:

  • December Intent to Graduate is due by September 30, 2022.
  • May Intent to Graduate is due by December 16, 2022.
Class of 2024

As you’re gearing up for the three remaining semesters at Olin, many of your required classes should be completed by now. If possible, plan to complete any remaining core requirements next semester. You should also be working towards completing courses for your specific majors/ minors. Review your requirements and talk with your advisor to ensure that these can and will be met by your graduation date.

While the BSBA advising team carefully checks your degree audit to ensure that you meet all necessary requirements for graduation, we expect that you are aware of the remaining requirements. It is possible to adjust your senior year schedule, but you should be thoughtful and intentional about it to ensure you meet all graduation requirements. When in doubt, please consult with your academic advisor.

Accounting Majors:

If you are majoring in Accounting, you should enroll in ACCT 3620: Intermediate Accounting II this spring provided you have completed or are now enrolled in ACCT 3610. ACCT 3620 is a prerequisite for both ACCT 464 and ACCT 4680 which are normally offered in the fall.

It is important that you determine for which state you plan to sit for the CPA Examination as you will need to confirm the specific requirements to ensure that you have met them.  You can access this information via this site: https://www.aicpa.org/becomeacpa.html

MACC Students:

If you are admitted to the MACC program, you should discuss your Accounting selections with your MACC advisor. If you are thinking about sitting for the CPA examination, you should confer with your MACC advisor to determine the specific requirements needed for this exam. The process for registration for both graduate and undergraduate courses will be sent out shortly to each MSP student.

Entrepreneurship Majors:

MGT 421 should be completed or taken this spring. MGT 424 would be the next course to take after completing MGT 421. You should also expect to take one of the elective courses required for this major during the spring semester. Speak with your advisor about how you will satisfy the experiential learning elective for this major as many of the options are application based programs.

Economics and Strategy Majors:

If you haven’t taken MEC 370, then you MUST take this course this spring. If you have taken both MEC 470 and 471, then you can take MEC 400K this spring.

Finance Majors:

If you are taking FIN 441 & FIN 448 this fall, then you might consider a finance elective or FIN 451. If you are taking FIN 340 this fall, then you might consider FIN 441 and/or FIN 448 as both will be offered this spring.

All finance majors should also consider taking ACCT 3610: Intermediate Accounting 1 either this fall or next spring. While it is not specifically listed as part of the major, it is an important course for prospective employers. If you are thinking about sitting for the Certified Financial Planning Examination, check out their website to learn more: www.cfp.net/become/certification.asp

Healthcare Management Majors:

If you have taken MEC 320 and MEC 321, then you should enroll in MEC 322 this spring. You could also consider enrolling in the elective course of your choosing this spring.

Marketing Majors:

If you have completed MKT 370, then select one of the Marketing electives from either Group A or Group B. Only MKT 465 and MKT 377 are offered both semesters. If you are considering the Marketing major and have not completed MKT 370, then you must enroll in MKT 370 this spring.

Organization and Strategic Management Majors:

You should start to complete your Group A and B requirements as these electives are either offered in the fall or spring semester. Note: HRM 325A, MEC 391, OB 400E, and OB 400F are all offered this spring if you wish to complete a Group C requirement.

Operations and Supply Chain Management Majors:

You should enroll in DAT 301E and one or two Group A electives this semester.   

SCOT 400D and SCOT 458 will be offered in the spring semester. 

Center for Experiential Learning (CEL):

The Center for Experiential Learning (CEL) is a hub for active and experiential learning through business and nonprofit consulting. The CEL matches top-tier students with organizations seeking objective insights and applied critical thinking. Our partners gain actionable recommendations designed to deliver impact, while students benefit from valuable learning experiences.

If you are interested in participating in one of their opportunities, check out their website for more information: https://sites.wustl.edu/olincel/ or email them at cel@olin.wustl.edu.

Class of 2025

You should have your distribution requirements almost completed. You should have also completed MEC 290, DAT 120, DAT 121, MGT 100, MGT 150A, MGT 201 and at least one additional core class by the end of this semester. If any of these classes have not been completed, you should talk with your advisor to work out a schedule for completing your requirements.

We recommend you enroll in either two or three business classes this spring. 

Taking ACCT 2610 is highly recommended if you have not completed it. DAT 220 this spring is highly recommended. Other options include MKT 370, FIN 340, OB 360, ACCT 2620 or MEC 292. 

The sophomore year is an important time to clarify your interest areas. Talking with your advisor to discuss your potential majors and ideas on how to complete your major interests is an important part of this process. Please consider declaring your major(s) or minor(s).

If you think you are taking too many business classes, talk to your advisor for course strategies.

If you are interested in pursuing accounting to earn a CPA, you might want to investigate our Master of Accounting (MACC) program as you will need at least 150 credits to sit for the CPA exam. To learn more about the MACC program, visit at: http://www.olin.wustl.edu/prospective/macc.cfm

Major declarations are due February 28, 2023.

Financial Engineering:

Consider taking core requirement classes in preparation for the graduate level Finance electives. If you are interested in pursuing the Financial Engineering major, please complete the program application at: https://wustl.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b1U32dyG9YWtUKp

Business Minors:  You should work with your advisor to ensure a plan to meet the requirements. Remember you must earn a minimum of 12 distinct units (no double counting) for any of these minors.

Center for Experiential Learning (CEL):
The Center for Experiential Learning (CEL) is a hub for active and experiential learning through business and nonprofit consulting. The CEL matches top-tier students with organizations seeking objective insights and applied critical thinking. Our partners gain actionable recommendations designed to deliver impact, while students benefit from valuable learning experiences.

If you are interested in participating in one of their opportunities, check out their website for more information: https://sites.wustl.edu/olincel/ or email them at cel@olin.wustl.edu.

If you are considering an Olin Masters Program this a good time to talk to the Olin Graduate Programs:

For more information about the Specialized Masters Programs or the 3+2 BSBA/MBA Joint Degree Program, please visit the following website or contact OlinGradAdmissions@wustl.edu.

Class of 2026

At the end of the fall semester, Olin first years should have completed Calculus I or II/III, Management 100 and Management 150A.

College Writing: For those students currently enrolled in College Writing, please note that you must earn at least a C- or better in College Writing to satisfy this requirement. If you fail to earn a C-, you will be required to take an additional course in English this spring.

Those students who were advised to delay enrolling in College Writing until spring must enroll in College Writing now.

Students who took CWP 1001 in the fall should register for College Writing unless notified otherwise.

First Years who have completed MGT 100, MGT 150A and Math 131 this fall should enroll in:

  • MEC 290: Microeconomics – see registration instructions below
  • MATH 132: Calculus II
  • DAT 120: Managerial Statistics I – see registration instructions below

First Years who have completed MGT 100 and Math 132/Math 233 this fall should consider the following:

  • MEC 290: Microeconomics – see registration instructions below
  • DAT 120: Managerial Statistics I – see registration instructions below
  • ACCT 2610: Principles of Accounting I – This is an option to consider but it is highly recommended for potential majors in Accounting or Finance

When you register for MEC 290 and DAT 120, you will be automatically waitlisted for this section. The BSBA Programs Office will manage the waitlist process with enrollment preference given first to BSBA Class of 2023 as of October 1st.

We strongly advise taking no more than three business courses this coming spring. The remainder of your schedule should be rounded out with (1) College Writing, (2) distribution requirements and/or (3) general electives.