Major Requirements
Common Requirements53
Specialization & Technical Electives43
Capstone5
Total Credits101

Common Requirements

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Natural Resources and Environment Specialization

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

BSE/CIV ENGR/SOIL SCI 372 On-Site Waste Water Treatment and Dispersal2
BSE 472 Sediment and Bio-Nutrient Engineering and Management3
BSE 473 Water Management Systems3
BSE 571 Small Watershed Engineering3
M E 361 Thermodynamics3
CIV ENGR 310 Fluid Mechanics3
or M E 363 Fluid Dynamics
BSE 201 Land Surveying Fundamentals1
E M A 303 Mechanics of Materials3
or M E 306 Mechanics of Materials
ENVIR ST/GEOG/SOIL SCI 230 Soil: Ecosystem and Resource3-4
or SOIL SCI 301 General Soil Science
Complete one of the following BSE breadth courses:3
Renewable Energy Systems
Rheology of Foods and Biomaterials
Biorefining: Energy and Products from Renewable Resources
Food and Bioprocessing Operations
Heat and Mass Transfer in Biological Systems
Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machinery
Engineering Principles of Off-Road Vehicles
Food and Pharmaceutical Separations
Total Credits27-28

Technical Electives

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Capstone

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Sample Biological Systems Engineering Four-Year Plan—Natural Resources and Environment Specialization

Freshman
FallCreditsSpringCredits
MATH 2215MATH 2224
CHEM 10915SOIL SCI/​ENVIR ST/​GEOG  23023
LSC 100 (or other Comm A)3BSE 3803
General Education Course3BSE 170 or INTEREGR 1702-3
 Biological Sciences Course3
 16 15-16
Total Credits 31-32
Sophomore
FallCreditsSpringCredits
E M A 2013STAT 3243
MATH 2344BSE 3493
BSE 2493PHYSICS 2025
BSE 2703BSE 4723
BSE 2011BSE 3081
General Education Course3 
 17 15
Total Credits 32
Junior
FallCreditsSpringCredits
MATH 3203INTEREGR 397 (or other COMM B)3
BSE 47333E M A 3033
CIV ENGR 3103BSE 5082
BSE/​CIV ENGR/​SOIL SCI  3722BSE 5713
BSE 3103General Education Courses3
Technical Elective3BSE 3653
 17 17
Total Credits 34
Senior
FallCreditsSpringCredits
BSE 5093Technical Electives6
M E 3613General Education Courses6
Technical Elective3Free Elective Course3
BSE Breadth Requirement3 
General Education Course3 
 15 15
Total Credits 30