The curriculum is 128 credits comprised of a Basic Program plus Electives which students select to meet both University Core requirements and requirements of the Biological Engineering degree.

Student Performance and Retention Requirements: Students are required by Board of Regents policy to achieve a C- or better grade in each class used to satisfy the Bachelor of Science degree requirements. Moreover, students must achieve a C- or better grade prior to taking follow-on courses.

Download printable pre-requisite flowchart for biological engineering (19-20 and 20-21 catalog)

Freshman Year Credits
  Fall Spring
EBIO 100 - Intro to Biological Engr
or ECHM 100 - Intro to Chemical Engr
2  
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I 4  
Univ Core Electives (IA, IH, IS or D) 3  
M 171Q - Calculus I 4  
US or W Core course 3  
US or W Core course   3
Univ Core Electives (IA, IH, IS or D)   3
EGEN 102 - Intro to Engineer Comp Apps   3
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II   4
M 172Q - Calculus II   4
Year Total: 16 17
Sophomore Year Credits
  Fall Spring
M 273Q - Multivariable Calculus 4  
PHSX 220 - Physics I (w/ calculus) 4  
CHMY 211 - Elements of Organic Chemistry 5  
ECHM 201 - Elementary Principles of Chemical and Biological Engineering 4  
EBIO 216 - Elem Princ of Bioengineering   3
ECHM 321 - Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics Operations   3
M 274 - Introduction to Differential Equation   4
BIOM 360 - General Microbiology   5
Year Total: 17 15
Junior Year Credits
  Fall Spring
BCH 380 - Biochemistry 5  
Univ Core Electives (IA, IH, IS or D) 3  
EGEN 350 - Applied Engineering Data Analysis 2  
EBIO 324 - Bioengineering Transport 3  
EBIO 407 - Biological Engineering Thermodynamics 3  
BIOB 375 - General Genetics
or BIOH 320 - Biomedical Genetics
  3
EBIO 438 - Bioprocess Engin   3
EBIO 439 - Downstream Processing   3
EGEN 310R - Multidisciplinary Engineering Design   3
EMAT 251 - Materials Structures and Prop   3
Year Total: 16 15
Senior Year Credits
  Fall Spring
EBIO 442 - Bioengineering Lab I 3  
EBIO 411R - Biological Engineer Design I 3  
Technical Elective 3  
EMAT 464 - Biomedical Materials Engineering 3  
PHSX 222 - Physics II (w/ calculus) 4  
EBIO 412R - Biological Engineer Design II   3
EBIO 443 - Bioengineering Lab II   3
Technical Elective   4
ECHM 451 - Chemical Engineering Process Dynamics and Control   3
Univ Core Electives (IA, IH, IS or D)   3
Year Total: 16 16
Total Program Credits: 128

 

A minimum of 128 credits is required for graduation; 42 of which must be in courses numbered 300 and above.

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Previous Catalog Year BiOE Flowcharts

Biological Engineering 2018-19

Biological Engineering 2017-18

Biological Engineering 2016-17

Biological Engineering 2015-16

Biological Engineering 2014-15

Biological Engineering 2013-14