Engineering Biological Systems Engineering

Bachelor of Science 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
BSEN 100 Introduction to Biological Engineering and Agricultural Engineering 1 cr
CHEM 113 Fundamental Chemistry I 4 cr
ENGR 10 Freshman Engineering Seminar 0 cr
MATH 106 Calculus I 5 cr
ACE 5, 6, 7, or 9 3 cr
ACE 5, 6, 7, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
BSEN 112 Computer-Aided Problem-Solving 2 cr
CHEM 114 Fundamental Chemistry II 3 cr
MATH 107 Calculus II 4 cr
PHYS 211 General Physics I 4 cr
Organizational Skills Elective (see adviser for list) 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
BSEN 225 Engineering Properties of Biological Materials 3 cr
CHEM 251 & CHEM 253; or CHEM 255 & CHEM 257; or CHEM 261 & CHEM 263 4 cr
ENGR 20 Sophomore Engineering Seminar 0 cr
JGEN 200 Technical Communication I 3 cr
MATH 208 Calculus III 4 cr
MECH 223 Engineering Statics 3 cr
Total Credits 17
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
BSEN 130 Computer-Aided Design 2 cr
BSEN 244 Thermodynamics of Living Systems 3 cr
LIFE 120 Fundamentals of Biology I 3 cr
LIFE 120L Fundamentals of Biology I Laboratory 1 cr
MATH 221/821 Differential Equations 3 cr
MECH 373 Engineering Dynamics 3 cr
Computer Programming Elective (BSEN 212A, BSEN 212B, or BSEN 212E) 1 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
LIFE 121 Fundamentals of Biology II 3 cr
LIFE 121L Fundamentals of Biology II Laboratory 1 cr
CIVE 310 or CHME 332 or MECH 310 3 cr
MECH 321 or MATH 380 3 cr
BSEN Emphasis Elective 3 cr
PHYS 212 General Physics II 4 cr
Total Credits 17
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
BIOC 321 or BIOC 431 3 cr
BSEN 344 Biological and Environmental Transport Processes 3 cr
ACE 5, 6, 7, or 9 3 cr
BSEN Emphasis Elective 3 cr
Oral Communication Elective (ALEC 102, COMM 209, COMM 210 COMM 283, COMM 286, ENGR 100, GERM 303, JAPN 202, JGEN 300, RUSS 304, or SPAN 303) 3 cr
ELEC 211 Elements of Electrical Engineering I 3 cr
Total Credits 18

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
BSEN 206 3 cr
BSEN 460/860 Instrumentation and Controls 3 cr
BSEN 470 Design I in Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineering 1 cr
ACE 5, 6, 7, or 9 3 cr
BSEN Emphasis Elective 3 cr
Engineering or Science Emphasis Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
BSEN 480 Design II in Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineering 3 cr
ENGR 400 Professional Ethics and Social Responsibilities 1 cr
Biological Sciences Elective 4 cr
BSEN Emphasis Elective 3 cr
Engineering Emphasis Elective 3 cr
Engineering or Science Em 3 cr
Total Credits 17
PLEASE NOTE

This document represents a sample 4-year plan for degree completion with this major. Actual course selection and sequence may vary and should be discussed individually with your college or department academic adviser. Advisers also can help you plan other experiences to enrich your undergraduate education such as internships, education abroad, undergraduate research, learning communities, and service learning and community-based learning.

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