BSE Degree Requirements

Students Entering Fall 2015 and Beyond

Below are the requirements for the BSE degree for students in the class of 2015 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 BSE sample curriculum. Students entering prior to Fall 2012 should see the archived BSE 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 or ENM 240- Calculus 3
(1.0) MATH 241 or ENM 251- Calculus 4
(1.0) ENM 375 -- Statistics*
Science (7.5 Course Units)
(1.5) BIOL 121 - Molecular Biology I w/ lab (BIOL 123)
(1.0) BIOL204, BIOL205, BIOL215, or BIOL221 (BIOL 204 requires a co-req or pre-rep of CHEM 241. BIOL205 is offered during fall term and can be swapped with an elective for curriculum planning.)
(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 (16 Course Units)
(0.5) BE 100 - Intro to BE I
(0.5) BE 101 - 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 301 - BE Signals & Systems
(1.0) BE 305 - Engineering Physiology
(1.0) BE 306 - Cell Engineering
(1.0) BE 309 - BE Lab I
(1.0) BE 310 - BE Lab II
(1.0) BE 324 - Physical Chemistry in BE
(1.0) BE 350 - Biotransport
(1.0) BE 495 - Senior Design I
(1.0) BE 496 - Senior Design II
(1.0) BE 4XX/5XX
(1.0) BE 4XX/5XX
(1.0) Engineering XXX - Any engineering course
Technical Electives (2 Course Units)
(2 x 1.0) Any Math, Science, or Engineering 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 (from list of options on eCPG).

Two of these courses must fulfill the SSH Depth Requirement.

Free Electives (3 Course Units)

( 3x 1.0) Free Elective


*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)