Biological Engineering Minor

This minor provides students with an opportunity to apply engineering principles to agricultural and biological production and processing systems and to the management of our natural resources. Courses may be selected by students to gain a better understanding of soil conservation and water quality, food and biological process engineering, structures and their environments, power and machinery, or microbiological engineering.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Enrollment in this minor can be completed in LionPATH.

Requirements 18-19 credits

Scheduling recommendation by semester denoted by: (Sem: X-X).

Prescribed Courses (3 credits)

  • B E 300(3) (Sem: 5-6)

Additional Courses (15-16 credits)

Select 6 credits from:  B E 301(3), B E 302(3), B E 303(3), B E 304(3), B E 305(3), B E 306(3), B E 307(3), B E 308(3) (Sem: 5-8)

Select 9-10 credits in one of the following areas.
* Course in each group is required.

  • Power and Machinery Systems:
    A S M 420(3), A S M 424(3), B E 461(3)*, M E 431(3), M E 480(3)
  • Biological Systems:
    B E 468(3)*, CH E 340(3), CH E 438(3), CH E 449(3), E SC 484(3)
  • Natural Resource Systems:
    A S M 309(3), B E 467(3)*, B E 477(3), B E 487(3), C E 370(3), C E  371(3), C E 461(3)
  • Food Process Systems:
    B E 465(3)*, B E 468(3), CH E 410(3), FD SC 430(3), I E 312(3)
  • Structural Systems:
    A E 308(4), B E 462(3)*, C E 340(3), C E 341(3), C E 342(3)

Procedures for Enrollment

To discuss enrollment in the Biological Engineering minor, contact the coordinator of the minor,

Dr. Megan Marshall
224 Agricultural Engineering Building

Contact Information

Megan Marshall, Ph.D.
  • Associate Teaching Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Phone: 814-865-3392