BSE Sample Curriculum

Students Entering Prior to Fall 2011

Below is a sample curriculum outlining classes taken for the four years of the BSE 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 BSE degree requirements and sample BSE 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*
(1.0) BE 210 Lab (BE Lab II)
(1.0) Elective (Technical/Career)+
(1.0) BIOL 202 (Cell Biology)
(1.0) Social Science++
Junior Fall Semester (5.0 CU) Junior Spring Semester (5.5 CU)
(1.0) BIOL 215 / BE 305 (Physiology)
(1.0) BE 324
(1.0) Elective (Free)
(1.0) BE 301 (Systems)
(1.0) BE 303 (Ethics)
(1.0) Elective (Technical/Career)+
(1.5) BE 310 (BE Lab III)
(1.0) BE 350
(1.0) BE 3XX or higher**
(1.0) Elective (Professional Environment)
Senior Fall Semester (5.0 CU) Senior Spring Semester (5.0 CU)
(1.0) BE 495 (Senior Design)
(1.0) BE 4XX/5XX Quantitative Depth Req.
(1.0) BE 4XX or 5XX
(1.0) Elective (Free)
(1.0)Humanities++
(1.0) BE 496 (Senior Design)
(1.0) Elective (Free)
(1.0) BE 4XX or 5XX
(1.0) Elective (Technical/Career)+
(1.0) Humanities++

*MATH 241 is REQUIRED for the BSE
**Please note that a curriculum change is pending for this requirement.

+A Technical/Career 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.