BSE Sample Curriculum

Students Entering Fall 2015 and Beyond

Below is a sample curriculum outlining classes taken for the four years of the BSE degree. This sample reflects the degree requirements for the class of 2012 and beyond. 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 prior to Fall 2011 should see the archived BSE degree requirements and sample curriculum.

 

Freshman Fall Semester (5 CU)   Freshman Spring Semester (5 CU)
(1.0) MATH 104
(1.5) CHEM 101/053
(1.0) PHYS 140 (Lecture only)
(0.5) BE 100
(1.0) Social Sciences
(1.0) MATH 114
(1.5) CHEM 102/054
(1.0) PHYS 141
(0.5) BE 101
(1.0) Humanities
Sophomore Fall Semester (5.5 CU) Sophomore Spring Semester (5 CU)
(1.0) MATH 240 or ENM 240
(1.0) BE 200 (Biomechanics)
(1.0) ENGR 105 (Intro to Computing) (or CIS 120 or higher)
(1.5) BIOL 121 (Molecular Biology I) w/ lab (BIOL 123)
(1.0) Social Sciences

(1.0) MATH 241 or ENM 251
(1.0) BE 220 (Biomaterials)
(1.0) ENM 375 (Statistics)**

(1.0) BIOL***
(1.0) Humanities

Junior Fall Semester (5 CU) Junior Spring Semester (5 CU)

(1.0) Technical Elective*

(1.0) BE 301 (Systems)
(1.0) BE 309 (BE Lab I)
(1.0) BE 324 (Physical Chemistry)
(1.0) Social Sciences or Humanities

(1.0) BE 305 (Engineering Physiology)
(1.0) BE 310 (BE Lab II)
(1.0) BE 350 (Biotransport)
(1.0) Technical Elective*
(1.0) Free Elective
Senior Fall Semester (5 CU) Senior Spring Semester (5 CU)

(1.0) BE 306 (Cell Engineering)

(1.0) BE 495 (Senior Design)
(1.0) BE 4XX/5XX
(1.0) Social Sciences, Humanities, or Technology, Business, and Society
(1.0) Free Elective

(1.0) BE 496 (Senior Design)
(1.0) BE 4XX/5XX
(1.0) Engineering XXX
(1.0) Social Sciences, Humanities, or Technology, Business, and Society
(1.0) Free Elective

 

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

One of your SSH cu's must fulfill the Ethics Requirement (from list of options on eCPG).
*A Technical Elective is any math, science, or engineering course.

**Can be fulfilled with ENM 321, STAT 431 (must have pre-req of STAT 430) or ESE 302 (must have pre-req of ESE 301)

***Can choose from BIOL 204, BIOL 205, BIOL 215 or BIOL 221. BIOL 204 requires a co-req or pre-req of CHEM 241. BIOL 205 is offered during fall term and can be swapped with an elective for curriculum planning.