BSBE - College of Engineering

Biological Engineering

Biological Engineering is a science-based engineering curriculum that integrates engineering and biological sciences in the areas of health, sustainability and environmental stewardship. Students are prepared in three engineering areas: biomedical, bioprocess, and bioenvironmental engineering. In addition to the core program courses, the program includes courses in basic sciences; social, behavioral and engineering sciences; and humanities and fine arts. In a capstone design course, each student completes a design project under the direction of a faculty advisor. Graduates are hired by biotechnology, medical, pharmaceutical, food and agricultural companies and government agencies, or opt to further their education in graduate, medical or veterinary medical school. Graduates are well prepared to take the Fundamentals of Engineering exam during their senior year, which is the first step toward obtaining a Professional Engineer license. The BSBE in biological engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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