BAS Degree Requirements

Students Entering Fall 2020 and Beyond

Below are the requirements for the BAS degree for students entering in Fall 2020 and beyond. This reflects a total of 37 course units. To see how courses can be scheduled out for the full four years, see the BAS sample curriculum.

Mathematics (4 course Units)
(1.0) MATH 1400 – Calculus 1
(1.0) MATH 1410 – Calculus 2
(1.0) ENM 2400 or MATH 2400- Calculus 3
(1.0) ENM 3750 – Statistics*
Science (7.5 course Units)
(1.5) BIOL 1121 – Molecular Biology I w/ lab (BIOL 1123)
(1.0) BIOL 3310- Physiology
(1.5) CHEM 1012/1101 – General Chemistry I w/ Lab
(1.5) CHEM 1022/1102- General Chemistry II w/ Lab
(1.0) PHYS 0140 – Mechanics
(1.0) PHYS 0141 – Electricity and Magnetism
Engineering (12.5 course Units)
(0.5) BE 1000 – Intro to BE
(1.0) ENGR 1050 – Intro to Computing (or CIS 1200 or higher)
(1.0) BE 2000 – Biomechanics
(1.0) BE 2200 – Biomaterials
(1.0) BE 2700- Lab Principles
(1.0) BE 3010, 3060 or 3500
(1.0) BE 3090 – MAD Lab (Modeling, Analysis & Design)
(1.0) BE 4970 – Senior Thesis I
(1.0) BE 4980 – Senior Thesis II
(1.0) BE 4XXX/5XXX
(1.0) BE 4XXX/5XXX
(2 x 1.0) Engineering
Professional Electives (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.

Free Electives (3 course Units)
(3 x 1.0) Free Elective

*Can be fulfilled with ESE 4020, STAT 4310 or ENM 3210

Ethics Requirement Options: EAS 2030, BIOE 4010, HSOC 1330 or 2457, LGST 1000 or 2200, NURS 3300 or 5250, PHIL 1342 or 4330.

Engineering Electives (Engineering XXXX) in the Engineering Category can be fulfilled by any course that counts as Engineering per the handbook. Please note that EAS (Engineering and Applied Science) courses DO NOT count as Engineering.