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Undergraduate Program
Biological Engineering



First Year

Fall Freshman
BENG 1000* Intro to Undergraduate Research 1 F
Biol 1610* Biology I 3 F
Biol 1615* Biology I -Laboratory 1 F
Chem 1210* Prin of Chemistry I 4 FSpSu
Chem 1215* Prin of Chemistry Lab I 1 FSpSu
Math 1210* Calculus I 4 FSpSu
Gen Ed Creative Arts (BCA) 3  
  Total 17  
Spring Freshman
BENG 1880* Quantitative Biological Systems 3 Sp
ENGR 2270* Comp ENGR Drafting 2 FSp
Math 1220* Calculus II 4 FSpSu
Phys 2210* General Phys-Sci 4 FSpSu
Phys 2215* General Phys-Sci Lab 1 FSpSu
Engl 2010* Intermediate Writing 3 FSpSu
  Total 17  

Second Year

Fall Sophomore
BENG 2330* Properties of Biomaterials 3 F
CS 1400* Introduction to Computer Science-CS 1 4 FSpSu
Chem 2300* Principles of Organic Chem 3 FSpSu
Chem 2315* Org Chem Lab I 1 F
ENGR 2010* Statics 3 FSp
Math 2250* Linear Algebra & ODEs 4 FSpSu
  Total 16  
Spring Sophomore
BENG 2400* Thermodynamics for BENGs 3 Sp
Biol 3300 General Microbiology 4 FSp
ENGR 2140* Strength of Materials 3 FSpSu
ENGR 2450* Numerical Methods 3 Sp
ENGR 2210 Fund Electronics for Enineers 3 FSpSu
  Total 16  

Third Year

Fall Junior
BENG 3200 Intro to Unit Operation 3 F
BENG 3870 Biological ENGR Design I 1 F
BENG 3500 Fluid Mechanics for BENG 3 F
Stat 3000 Statistics for Scientists 3 FSpSu
Gen Ed Social Science (BSS) 3  
Gen Ed Humanities (BHU) 3  
  Total 16  
Spring Junior
BENG 3000 Instrumentation for Biol. Syst. 3 Sp
BENG 3670 Transport Phenomena 3 Sp
BENG 4880 Biological ENGR Design II 3 Sp
Chem 3700 Intro Biochemistry 3 Sp
Chem 3710 Intro Biochem Lab 1 Sp
Tech Elect   3  
  Total 16  

Fourth Year

Fall Senior
BENG 4890 Biological ENGR Design III 3 F
BENG 5020 Modeling Biological Systems 3 F
BENG Elect   3 FSp
ENGR Elect   3  
Gen Ed Depth (DHA) 2-3  
  Total 14-15  
Spring Senior
Tech Elect   6  
BENG Elect   3 FSp
Gen Ed Depth (DSS) 3  
Gen Ed American Institutions (BAI) 3  
  Total 15  

Total Program Requirements: 128

English 1010 is required by Utah State University but is not included in the dept. program because most BE students CLEP or AP this course upon enrollment at USU.

*Required for admission to the Professional Program. GPA in these classes at USU (less Engl 1010 & 2010) must be greater than or equal to 2.3. A student can repeat at most three courses, including multiple repeats of the same course, in order to satisfy the PEP eligibility requirements.

Passing the "Fundamentals of Engineering Exam" is part of the degree requirements. Exam must be taken before your last academic semester at USU in order for results to reach us in time for graduation. Registration information: www.ncees.org

Some course numbers have changed. Please note: this list is subject to change.

Questions? Contact our Advising Center: engineering.advising@usu.edu, www.engineering.usu.edu, (435) 797-2705