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Biological Engineering Undergraduate Program Requirements

Sample Four-Year Plan*

*For current program requirements and other important information, it is crucial that students meet with their academic advisor regularly.

Biological Engineering

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Pre-Professional Program

Freshman Fall
BENG 1000*
Intro to Undergrad. Research
1
BIOL 1610
Biology 1
3
BIOL 1615*
Biology 1 Lab
1
CHEM 1210*
Chemistry 1
4
CHEM 1215*
Chemistry 1 Lab
1
MATH 1210*
Calculus 1
4
General Education
Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)
3
Total Credits 17
Freshman Spring
BENG 1880
Quantitative Biological Systems
3
ENGR 2270
Computer Engr. Drafting
2
MATH 1220
Calculus 2
4
PHYS 2210
Physics 1
4
PHYS 2215
Physics 1 Lab
1
ENGL 2010
Intermediate Writing
3
 
 
 
TOTAL Credits 17
Sophomore Fall
BENG 2330
Properties of Biomaterials
3
CHEM 2300
Organic Chemistry 1
2
CHEM 2315
Organic Chemistry 1 Lab
1
ENGR 2010
Statics
3
MATH 2250
Linear Algebra & Diff. Equations
4
General Education
Breadth Course (BAI)
3
 
 
 
Total Credits 17
Sophomore Spring
BENG 2400
Thermodynamics
3
ENGR 2140
Mechanics of Materials
3
ENGR 2210
Fundamental Electronics
3
CHEM 3700
Introductory Biochemistry
3
CHEM 3710
Introductory Biochemistry Lab
1
GENERAL EDUCATION
Breadth Course (BSS)
3
 
 
 
Total Credits 16

Professional Program

Junior Fall
BENG 3200
Intro to Unit Operations
3
BENG 3500
Fluid Mechanics in Biol. Engr.
3
BENG 3870
Biol. Engr. Design 1
1
STAT 3000
Statistics for Scientists
3
CS 1400
Computer Science 1
3
General Education
Breadth Course (BHU)
3
Total Credits 17
Junior Spring
BENG 3000
Instrumentation for Biol. Sys.
3
BENG 3670
Transport Phenomena
3
BENG 4880
Biol. Engr. Design 2
3
ENGR 2450
Numerical Methods
3
BIOL 3300
General Microbiology
4
 
 
 
Total Credits 16
Senior Fall
BENG 4890
Biological Engineering Design 3
3
BENG 5020
Biol. Modeling & Controls
3
BENG ELECTIVE
 
3
BENG ELECTIVE
 
3
TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
 
2
FUND. OF ENGR. EXAM (FE)
Graduation Requirement
 
Total Credits 14
Senior Spring
BENG ELECTIVE
See approved list
3
TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
See approved list
3
TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
See approved list
3
GENERAL EDUCATION
Depth Course (DSS)
3
GENERAL EDUCATION
Breadth Course (DHA)
3
 
 
 
Total Credits 14

*This is an example of a 4-year academic plan. For Current Requirements, please meet with an academic advisor.

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