Biological & Agricultural Engineering

A college degree in biological and agricultural engineering focuses on designing and evaluating the equipment and systems we use to make food.

For this major you’ll take lots of biological and agricultural engineering classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career in biological and agricultural engineering.

Sample Courses

Biological and Agricultural Engineering Courses:

  • Biological Engineering Design Studio
  • Biological Engineering Methods
  • Measurement and Control for Biological Systems
  • Metrics for Sustainable Agricultural Systems
  • Global Bio-Energy Engineering
  • Biological Engineering Methods
  • Unit Operations in Biological Engineering
  • Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems
  • Biosensors & Bioinstrumentation
  • Sustainable Biosystems Designs
  • Biotechnology Engineering
  • Food and Bio-Product Systems Engineering
  • Nanotechnology Laboratory
  • Senior Biological Engineering Design
  • Biological Engineering Professionalism
  • Sustainable Watershed Engineering

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology