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College of Agriculture

Preagricultural and Biological Engineering

Students who wish to earn the Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Engineering or in Biological Engineering must complete a one-year pre-engineering curriculum. Students may elect to complete either the Preagricultural and Biological Engineering curriculum in the College of Agriculture or the First-Year Engineering Program in the College of Engineering. Upon successful completion of one of these programs, the student is admitted to the undergraduate program of study in agricultural engineering, biological and food process engineering, or environmental and natural resources engineering.

Credit Hours Required: 34

Freshman Year

First Semester
Second Semester
(4) CHM 11500 (General Chemistry)


CHM 11600 (General Chemistry) or
(3) CS 15900 (Programming Applications for Engineers)
(4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition) (3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication)
(2) ENGR 13100 (Transforming Ideas to Innovation I) (2) ENGR 13200 (Transforming Ideas to Innovation II)
(4) MA 16500 (Analytic Geometry and Calculus I) (4) MA 16600 (Analytic Geometry and Calculus II)
(3) Social science or humanities selective (4) PHYS 17200 (Modern Mechanics)
(17) (17) *

* Sixteen credits are required if CS 15900 is selected.