Major Requirements
Common Requirements53
Specialization & Technical Electives43
Capstone5
Total Credits101

Common Requirements

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Machinery Systems Engineering Specialization

This is a named option that will appear on the student's transcript upon completion.

BSE/M E 475 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machinery3
BSE/M E 476 Engineering Principles of Off-Road Vehicles3
E M A 202 Dynamics3
or M E 240 Dynamics
M E 306 Mechanics of Materials3
or E M A 303 Mechanics of Materials
E M A/M E 307 Mechanics of Materials Lab1
M E 313 Manufacturing Processes3
M E 342 Design of Machine Elements3
M E 361 Thermodynamics3
M E 363 Fluid Dynamics3
AGRONOMY 100 Principles and Practices in Crop Production4
or DY SCI/​AN SCI  101 Introduction to Animal Sciences
or SOIL SCI 301 General Soil Science
Complete one of the following BSE breadth courses:2-3
Renewable Energy Systems
On-Site Waste Water Treatment and Dispersal
Rheology of Foods and Biomaterials
Biorefining: Energy and Products from Renewable Resources
Food and Bioprocessing Operations
Heat and Mass Transfer in Biological Systems
Sediment and Bio-Nutrient Engineering and Management
Water Management Systems
Small Watershed Engineering
Food and Pharmaceutical Separations
Total Credits31-32

Technical Electives

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Capstone

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Sample Biological Systems Engineering Four-Year Plan—Machinery Systems Engineering Named option

Freshman
FallCreditsSpringCredits
MATH 2215MATH 2224
CHEM 10915PHYSICS 2025
LSC 100 (or other Comm A)3BSE 170 or INTEREGR 1702-3
General Education Course3BSE 3803
 16 14-15
Total Credits 30-31
Sophomore
FallCreditsSpringCredits
MATH 2344M E 3613
General Education Course3M E 3063
E M A 2013M E/​E M A  3071
Biological Science Course3STAT 3243
BSE 2493BSE 3493
 E M A 2023
 BSE 3081
 16 17
Total Credits 33
Junior
FallCreditsSpringCredits
BSE/​M E  4753BSE/​M E  4763
MATH 3203INTEREGR 397 (or other COMM B)3
M E 3633M E 3133
BSE 2703BSE 5082
BSE 3103BSE 3653
 15 14
Total Credits 29
Senior
FallCreditsSpringCredits
BSE 5093General Education Courses6
BSE Breadth Requirement3Technical Electives9
AGRONOMY 100, DY SCI 101, or SOIL SCI 3014 
M E 3423 
 13 15
Total Credits 28