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Bioengineering & Chemical Engineering

Program Description     

The Associate in Science Transfer (AS-T) degree is designed to prepare students entrance into a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) program in Bioengineering or Chemical Engineering. This AS-T degree is a Major Related Program detailing the required foundation courses for students to be prepared for junior standing at baccalaureate institutions. Students will be required to take additional general education courses after transfer. Engineering is also an excellent major for graduate studies in Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Law, Medicine, Business and Education.

Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering—What is it?

Bioengineers and Chemical Engineers integrate their knowledge of natural sciences and engineering to conduct research, design and test equipment, create new medicines and develop proceduresfor the advancement of health care, public safety, environmental protection, science and medicine.

Areas of Study in Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering:

Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Electronic Circuits, Thermodynamics, Mechanics of Materials, Genetics, Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Engineering Problem Solving, Project Design, Manufacturing Processes, Medical Procedures, Project Management, Computer Applications, Safety, Quality Control, Research Methods, Statistical Analysis and Professional Ethics.

Career Opportunities—What can I do with a Bachelor’s Degree in Bio and Chemical Engineering?

Bio and Chemical Engineers develop strong critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills to apply their knowledge of science and engineering to a wide range of careers, including product design and testing, research and development, project management, teaching, sales and consulting.

Contact Us
Program Faculty Advisors

Allison Armstrong
Room 2810
Phone
206-546-4698
Email
aarmstrong3@shoreline.edu

Stephanie Diemel
Room 5356
Phone
206-546-4579
Email
sdiemel@shoreline.edu

Karen Kreutzer
Room 2817
Phone
206-546-4576
Email
kkreutzer@shoreline.edu

Fred Kuczmarski
Room 5348
Phone
206-546-6993
Email
fkuczmar@shoreline.edu

Lauren Sandven
Room 2811
Phone
206-546-6795
Email
sandven@shoreline.edu

Nirmala Savage
Room 2819
Phone
206-533-6610
Email
nsavage@shoreline.edu

Joyce Fagel
Room 2814
Phone
206-546-6984
Email
jfagel@shoreline.edu     

Potential employers include:

Engineering Firms, Manufacturing Companies, Pharmaceutical Companies, Chemical Manufacturers, Biotechnology Companies, Hospitals, Medical Equipment Companies, Government Agencies, Colleges and Universities and Consulting Firms. For more, please visit Career Counseling.

Transfer Possibilities—Where can I transfer?

An Associate Degree from Shoreline  makes it possible for students to transfer to public and private colleges and universities throughout the U.S. with junior standing. Shoreline also has agreements with several universities to make transferring even easier. Please visit our transfer agreements page for a list of those options.  For transfer within Washington State, we offer a special degree called the AA-DTA. For international students, Shoreline also has conditional admission agreements that allow a student to be simultaneously accepted by Shoreline and a university of the student's choosing.

Program Information

Length of Program: 106-110 Credits
Completion Award: A.S.-T Degree

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