Admission to the Major
Future Penn State Students
If you’re hoping to become a Penn State engineering student, you should:
Current Penn State Students
- Complete the Change of Major Form
The Biological Engineering major is administered through the College of Engineering. Therefore, the Entrance to the Major requirements are similar to other Engineering majors.
All B E students must complete MATH 140, 141, 251, CHEM 110, PHYS 211, and 212 with a grade of C or higher to be eligible for the B E major. Additionally, a student's GPA must be 2.0 or higher.
Admission to the major after the 4th (or entrance-to-major) semester requires department support.