BAS Degree Requirements

Students Entering Prior to Fall 2015

Below are the requirements for the BAS degree for students entering prior to Fall 2015. This reflects a total of 40.5 course units. To see how courses can be scheduled out for the full four years, see the BAS sample curriculum.

Mathematics (5 course Units)
(1.0) MATH 104 – Calculus 1
(1.0) MATH 114 – Calculus 2
(1.0) MATH 240 – Calculus 3
(1.0) MATH 241 or ENM 251- Calculus 4
(1.0) ENM 321 – Statistics*
Science (7.5 course Units)
(1.5) BIOL 121 – Molecular Biology I w/ lab (BIOL 123)
(1.0) BIOL204, BIOL205, BIOL215, or BIOL221
(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 (12 course Units)
(0.5) BE 100 – Intro to BE I
(0.5) BE 100 – 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 305 – Engineering Physiology
(1.0) BE 306 – Cell Engineering
(1.0) BE 497 – Senior Thesis I
(1.0) BE 498 – Senior Thesis II
(1.0) BE 4XX/5XX
(1.0) BE 4XX/5XX
(2 x 1.0) BE 3XX/4XX/5XX
Technical Electives (3 course Units)
(3 x 1.0) Any Math, Science or Engineering course
Career Path (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.

-Two of these courses must fulfill the SSH Depth Requirement.

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

*Can be fulfilled with ENM 375, STAT 431 (must have pre-req of STAT 430) or ESE 302 (must have pre-req of ESE 301)