Undergraduate Coursework Overview
From day one, Biological Systems Engineering students are hands on problem solving, creating, designing, building, researching, analyzing, and more.
Visit Course Information to see a listing of the Biological Systems Engineering courses.
The first two years of study are dedicated to developing an appreciation of engineering design along with the scientific and general background necessary for study in the field. Lower division coursework includes engineering science, biological sciences, math, general chemistry, physics, English and oral communication.
The third and fourth year courses advance skills related to Biological Systems Engineering design, conceptualization, and creativity. Upper division coursework further develops skills in biological systems and science, mathematics, and engineering.
If you are interested in learning a bit more about Biological Systems Engineering, please see the Program Overview.
For detailed information about all the majors and minors offered in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, please see the Degree Requirements page. The department is proud to offer a Biological Systems Engineering major and minors in Energy Efficiency; Energy Policy; Energy, Science and Technology; Geographic Information Systems; and Precision Agriculture.
The UC Davis General Catalog maintains the most up-to-date information regarding coursework. Please keep in mind that the coursework listed on this site is for information purposes only. The General Catalog was last published in February 2019.