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Undergraduate Programs

BS in Biological Engineering

Career FocusBiological engineers apply engineering principles and the fundamental concepts of biology to agricultural and biological systems and tools, ranging in scale from molecular to ecosystem level, for the safe, efficient and environmentally-sensitive production, processing, and management of agricultural, biological, food, and natural resources systems.
Curriculum and AdvisingPlans of study for B.S. program in the College of Engineering
Biological Engineering (BS)
Biological Engineering (BS): Agricultural Engineering
Biological Engineering (BS): Bioprocessing Engineering
Biological Engineering (BS): Ecological Engineering 
Biological Engineering (BS): Environmental Engineering

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Credit Hours to Graduate125 to 129
Specialization OptionsAgricultural EngineeringBioprocess EngineeringEcological EngineeringEnvironmental Engineering
Senior Design Capstone ExperienceTwo semester course sequence (BAE 451 and BAE 452). Teams are presented with real-world problems and each must work together to analyze the problem, design and construct an innovative solution.
Minor in BE?No
Jobs and SalaryAgricultural Engineers Occupational Employment and Salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Salaries are also similar to that of Civil Engineers Occupational Employment and Salary Bureau of Labor Statistics.

BS in Biological and Agricultural Engineering Technology

Career FocusBiological & Agricultural Engineering Technology graduates apply science, technology and business principles to effectively manage agricultural and environmental systems.
Curriculum and AdvisingPlans of study for B.S. program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences:
Biological & Agricultural Engineering Technology (BS)
Biological & Agricultural Engineering Technology (BS): Environmental Systems Management
Biological & Agricultural Engineering Technology(BS): Agricultural Systems Management
Agricultural Business Management (BS): Biological Science
Credit Hours to Graduate 127
Minor in AETYes
Jobs and SalaryAgricultural Technologist Occupational Employment and Salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Minor in Biological and Agricultural Engineering Technology

Career FocusThis Biological & Agricultural Engineering Technology Minor provides students an opportunity to apply engineering and information technology to production agriculture and environmental systems. The minor is open to all students at NC State except students majoring in Agricultural and Environmental Systems (AES). The program is flexible to emphasize the students area of interest.
Curriculum and Advising15 credit hours with a grade of ‘C’ or better. At least one course must be selected from BAE 323, 332, or 432 NC State BAET Minor page (shown in bold in elective course list) for awareness of environmental issues. A description of these BAE courses can be found in the course catalog.Elective courses:AES 201 Shop Processes and ManagementAES 323 Water ManagementAES 332 Management of Animal EnvironmentsAES 333 Processing Agricultural ProductsAES 343 Agricultural ElectrificationAES 411 Agriculture Machinery and Power Units (formerly BAE 311)AES 432 Agricultural and Environmental Safety and HealthBAE 442 Systems Approach to Agricultural and Environmental IssuesBAE 578 Agricultural Waste Management
Credit Hours15
Minor in Biological Engineering?No

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