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.

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Pre-Professional Program

Freshman Fall
BENG 1000BENG 1000*
Intro to Undergrad. Research
1
BIOL 1610BIOL 1610*
Biology 1
3
BIOL 1615BIOL 1615*
Biology 1 Lab
1
CHEM 1210CHEM 1210*
Chemistry 1
4
CHEM 1215CHEM 1215*
Chemistry 1 Lab
1
MATH 1210MATH 1210*
Calculus 1
4
General Education
Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)
3
Total Credits 17
Freshman Spring
BENG 1880BENG 1880*
Quantitative Biological Processess
3
BENG 1200BENG 1200*
SolidWorks
2
MATH 1220MATH 1220*
Calculus 2
4
PHYS 2210PHYS 2210*
Physics 1
4
PHYS 2215PHYS 2215*
Physics 1 Lab
1
ENGL 2010ENGL 2010*
Intermediate Writing
3
 
 
 
Total Credits 17
Sophomore Fall
BENG 2330BENG 2330*
Properties of Biomaterials
3
CHEM 2300CHEM 2300*
Principles of Organic Chemistry
3
CHEM 2315CHEM 2315*
Organic Chemistry 1 Lab
1
ENGR 2010ENGR 2010*
Statics
3
MATH 2250MATH 2250*
Linear Algebra and Diff. Equations
4
General Education
Breadth Course (BAI)
3
 
 
 
Total Credits 17
Sophomore Spring
BENG 2400BENG 2400*
Thermodynamics
3
ENGR 2140ENGR 2140*
Mechanics of Materials
3
ENGR 2210ENGR 2210
Fundamental Electronics
3
CHEM 3700CHEM 3700
Introductory Biochemistry
3
CHEM 3710CHEM 3710
Introductory Biochemistry Lab
1
GENERAL EDUCATION
Breadth Course (BSS)
3
 
 
 
Total Credits 16

Professional Program

Junior Fall
BENG 3200BENG 3200
Intro to Unit Operations
3
BENG 3500BENG 3500
Fluid Mechanics in Biological Engineering
3
CS 1400CS 1400
Computer Science 1
3
STAT 3000STAT 3000
Statistics for Scientists
3
General Education
Breadth Course (BHU)
3
 
 
 
Total Credits 16
Junior Spring
BENG 3000BENG 3000
Instrumentation for Biological Systems
3
BENG 3670BENG 3670
Transport Phenomena
3
BENG 3870BENG 3870
Biological Engineering Design 1
1
ENGR 2450ENGR 2450
Numerical Methods for Engineers
3
ENGR 3080ENGR 3080
Technical Communication for Engineers
3
General Education
Depth Course (DHA)
2
Total Credits 15
Senior Fall
BENG 4880BENG 4880
Biological Engineering Design 2
3
BENG 5020BENG 5020
Biological Modeling and Controls
3
BENG ELECTIVE
See approved list
3
BIOL 3300BIOL 3300
General Microbiology
4
TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
See approved list
2
FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGINEERING EXAM (FE)
Graduation Requirement
 
Total Credits 15
Senior Spring
BENG 4890BENG 4890
Biological Engineering Design 3
3
BENG ELECTIVE
See approved list
3
TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
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3
Engineering Elective
See approved list
3
GENERAL EDUCATION
Depth Course (DSS)
3
 
 
 
Total Credits 15

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

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