B.S. in Biocomputational Engineering
The Biocomputational Engineering degree (launching in Fall 2021) is a newly established program designed to address the growing need for engineers who have a solid foundation in both the physical and biological sciences as well as computation and data science.Learn More
Students are welcome to apply for the Biocomputational Engineering program as transfer students from community college or four-year institutions. Prior to being admitted to the Biocomputational Engineering major, students must complete the UMD A. James Clark School of Engineering LEP gateway courses, prerequisite math/science courses, lower-level General Education requirements (or an associate's degree), and 60 credits.Learn More
The bachelor of science in Biocomputational Engineering will provide students with a breadth of fundamentals in biology and quantitative problem solving while developing skills in computation and data science. Students will apply these skills to the modeling of complex biological systems and the analysis of complex biological data sets in order to create new knowledge from the molecular to organ to system levels. The synthesis of bioengineering, computation, and data science gives the graduates unique capabilities to solve existing and emerging challenges of the modern medical world.
The major will require 120 credits for graduation, of which 60 are transferred into the program and 60 are completed at Shady Grove.Course Requirements
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