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Integrate engineering principles with biological systems
Biological Engineering will prepare you to solve technological problems in systems that involve microorganisms, plants, and animals.
As a biological engineering graduate, you will apply your technical expertise to solve engineering problems by designing components, processes, and systems. Graduates will communicate and work effectively in teams as well as have adequate knowledge in inorganic/organic chemistry, biochemistry, biological/biomedical science, and environmental science. Graduates will be able to apply their educational skills in a broad context related to an ever-changing world.
Given the diversity of the biological engineering discipline, you will have opportunities to work with consulting and industrial firms in a variety of fields including bioprocessing, bioenergy, environmental, food production, agricultural, pharmaceutical, and biomedical. The diverse expertise makes biological engineers exceptionally valuable in today’s challenging world.
This program could be a good fit if you:
- Enjoy math, biology, chemistry and other sciences
- Are a creative problem-solver
- Like to design and build new devices and ways of doing things
- Work well as part of a team
With this degree, you could become a/an:
- Quality control engineer
- Industrial design engineer
- Soil and water conservation engineer
- Environmental engineer
- Biological engineer
Materials Science & Engineering, B.S.