BAS Degree Requirements

Students Entering Fall 2012 and Beyond

Below are the requirements for the BAS degree for students in the class of 2011 and beyond. This reflects a total of 40.5 course units. To see how courses can be scheduled out for the full four years, see the BAS sample curriculum. Students entering prior to Fall 2011 should see the archived BAS degree requirements and sample curriculum.

 

Mathematics (5 course Units)
(1.0) MATH 104 - Calculus 1
(1.0) MATH 114 - Calculus 2
(1.0) MATH 240 - Calculus 3
(1.0) MATH 241 or ENM 251- Calculus 4
(1.0) ENM 321 - Statistics*
Science (7.5 course Units)
(1.5) BIOL 121 - Molecular Biology I w/ lab (BIOL 123)
(1.0) BIOL204, BIOL205, BIOL215, or BIOL221
(1.5) CHEM 101/53 - General Chemistry I w/ Lab
(1.5) CHEM 102/54 - General Chemistry II w/ Lab
(1.0) PHYS 140 - Mechanics
(1.0) PHYS 141 - Electricity and Magnetism
engineering (12 course Units)
(0.5) BE 100 - Intro to BE I
(0.5) BE 100 - Intro to BE II
(1.0) EAS/ENGR 105 - Intro to Computing (or CIS 120 or higher)
(1.0) BE 200 - Biomechanics
(1.0) BE 220 - Biomaterials

(1.0) BE 305 - Engineering Physiology

(1.0) BE 306 - Cell Engineering
(1.0) BE 497 - Senior Thesis I
(1.0) BE 498 - Senior Thesis II
(1.0) BE 4XX/5XX
(1.0) BE 4XX/5XX
(2 x 1.0) BE 3XX/4XX/5XX
Technical Electives (3 course Units)
(3 x 1.0) Any Math, Science or Engineering course
Career Path (3 course Units)
(3 x 1.0) Any Math, Science, Engineering, Business or health-related course
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) (7 course Units)
(2.0) Social Science
(2.0) Humanities
(2.0) Social Science, Humanities or Technology, Business and Society

(1.0) Social Science or Humanities

-One of these courses must fulfill the Writing Requirement.

-One of these courses must fulfill the Ethics Requirement.

-Two of these courses must fulfill the SSH Depth Requirement.

Free Electives (3 course Units)

(3 x 1.0) Free Elective


*Can be fulfilled with ENM 375, STAT 431 (must have pre-req of STAT 430) or ESE 302 (must have pre-req of ESE 301)