Advance Registration Guide

Major Requirements: Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS)

The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree provides a program of study that emphasizes applied science and technology without undertaking a professional engineering practice curriculum found in the BSE degree. The BAS stresses breadth of basic technological concepts and depth in an area pertinent to the career goals of the student.

Below are the recommended courses for the first semester for each major. If you have any questions regarding your major, please contact the department.

Applied Science in Biomedical Science

Undergraduate Chair: Andrew Tsourkas
Undergraduate Coordinator: Catherine Lawrence
Department of Bioengineering
210 S. 33rd Street
240 Skirkanich Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-898-8501
Fax: 215-573-2071
Email: beoffice@seas.upenn.edu
Website: http://www.seas.upenn.edu/be/undergrad/

Recommended Courses for the First Semester

  • BE 100 Required for all majors
  • MATH 104
  • PHYS 140 (Pre-med students should register for PHYS 150)
  • CHEM 101 (Recommend section 4 or 5 for engineering students)
  • CHEM 053 Lab
  • Social Science/Humanities elective (Optional if course load permits)

Applied Science in Computer Science, or
Applied Science in Computational Biology, or
Applied Science in Computer and Cognitive Science

Undergraduate Chair: Amir Roth
Associate Director for Advising: Jackie Caliman
Administrative Assistant: Laura Fox
Department of Computer and Information Science
3330 Walnut Street
Levine Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-898-8560
Fax: 215-898-0587
Email: jackie@cis.upenn.edu
Website: http://www.cis.upenn.edu/ugrad/

Recommended Courses for the First Semester

  • CIS 110 (or CIS 120 if you have AP credit for CIS 110)
  • CIS 160
  • MATH 104
  • Writing Requirement course
  • Social Science/Humanities elective