BSE Degree Requirements

Students Entering Prior to Fall 2011

Below are the requirements for the BSE degree for students entering before Fall 2011. This reflects a total of 40 course units. To see how courses can be scheduled out for the full four years, see the BSE sample curriculum for students entering prior to Fall 2011. Students entering in the Fall of 2011 and beyond should see the current BSE degree requirements and sample BSE curriculum.

Mathematics (4 Course Units)
(1.0) MATH 104 - Calculus 1
(1.0) MATH 114 - Calculus 2
(1.0) MATH 240 - Calculus 3
(1.0) MATH 241 - Calculus 4
Science (8.5 Course Units)
(1.5) BIOL 121 - Molecular Biology I w/ lab (BIOL 123)
(1.0) BIOL 202 - Cell Biology and Biochemistry
(1.0) BIOL 215 or BE 305 - Physiology
(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
Bioengineering (14.5 Course Units)
(1.0) BE 100 - Intro to BE w/ Lab
(1.0) BE 200 - Biomechanics / Biomaterials
(1.0) BE 209 - BE Lab I
(1.0) BE 210 - BE Lab II
(1.5) BE 310 - BE Lab III
(1.0) BE 301 - BE Signals & Systems
(1.0) BE 324 - Physical Chemistry in BE
(1.0) BE 350 - Biotransport
(1.0) BE 3XX or Higher
(1.0) BE 4XX / 5XX Quantitative Depth Requirement from: BE 421, 444, 450, 455, 459, 480, 483, 510, 517, 521, 537, 539, 540, 550, 552, 567, 580, 583, 584
(1.0) BE 495 - Senior Design I
(1.0) BE 496 - Senior Design II
(1.0) BE 4XX or 5XX
(1.0) BE 4XX or 5XX
Career Path / Technical Electives (3 Course Units)
(1.0) Any Engineering
(2x 1.0) Engineering, Math, Science, or SEAS Entrepreneurship
Professional Environment (2 Course Units)
(1.0) BE 303 - Ethics, Social and Professional Responsibility for Engineers
(1.0) Professional Elective - EAS349, EAS 445, EAS 446, EAS 400/500, EAS 401/501, EAS 448, EAS 449/549, BE303, BE 402/502, BE515, ESE400, ESE444, MEAM 415/515 or another SEAS entrepreneurship course by petition only
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) (5 Course Units)

(3.0) Social Science

(2.0) Humanities

One of your SSH courses must fulfill the writing requirement.

Free Elective (3 Course Units)
(3x 1.0) Free Elective