BAS Sample Curriculum

Students Entering Prior to Fall 2011

Below is a sample curriculum outlining classes taken for the four years of the BAS degree. This sample reflects the degree requirements for students entering before Fall 2011. When making your schedule, keep in mind that electives need to be selected to fulfill distributional requirements in BE, Engineering, Career Path/Technical Electives and free categories, according to the e-CPG. Students entering in the Fall of 2011 and beyond should see the current BAS degree requirements and sample BAS curriculum.

Freshman Fall Semester (4.5 CU)   Freshman Spring Semester (4.5 CU)
(1.0) MATH 104
(1.5) CHEM 101/053
(1.0) PHYS 140 (Lecture only)*
(1.0) BE 100 (w/ Lab)
(1.0) MATH 114
(1.5) CHEM 102/054
(1.0) PHYS 141*
(1.0) Social Science+
Sophomore Fall Semester (5.5 CU) Sophomore Spring Semester (5.0 CU)
(1.0) MATH 240
(1.0) BE 209 (BE Lab I)
(1.0) BE 200 (Mechanics)
(1.5) BIOL 121 (Molecular Biology I) w/ lab (BIOL 123)
(1.0) Social Science++
(1.0) MATH 241** or ENM 321, ESE 301, STAT 430
(1.0) BE 210 Lab (BE Lab II)
(1.0) Free Elective
(1.0) BIOL 202 (Cell Biology)
(1.0) Social Science++
Junior Fall Semester (5.0 CU) Junior Spring Semester (5.0 CU)
(1.0) BIOL 215 / BE 305 (Physiology)
(1.0) BE Elective
(1.0) Elective (Engineering)
(1.0) Elective (Career/Technical)+
(1.0) BE 303 (Ethics)

(1.0) BE Elective (3xx or above)
(1.0) Elective (Engineering)
(1.0) Elective (Engineering)
(1.0) Elective (Career/Technical)+
(1.0) Elective (Professional Environment)

Senior Fall Semester (5.0 CU) Senior Spring Semester (5.0 CU)
(1.0) BE 497 (Senior Thesis)
(1.0) BE Elective (3xx or above)
(1.0) Elective (Career/Technical)+
(1.0) Free Elective
(1.0) Humanities++
(1.0) BE 498 (Senior Thesis)
(1.0) Elective (Career/Technical)+
(1.0) Elective (Career/Technical)+
(1.0) Free Elective
(1.0) Humanities++

*Premeds must take PHYS 150 and PHYS 151, 1.5 CUs each. Visit the Premed Office website to be sure you are choosing the right electives.
**If you switch to the BSE, MATH 241 must be taken.

+A Career/Technical elective is any math, science, or engineering, business, or health-related course.

++One of your Social Science or Humanities courses must fulfill the writing requirement.