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About the BAE Department

Engineering for Life

Biological & Agricultural Engineering is the integration of applied biology into the fundamental engineering principles for the purpose of designing processes and systems that influence, control, or utilize biological materials, animals, plants, humans, and other living organisms for the benefit of society. Our academic programs focus on helping students build themselves as professionals with a strong science and engineering background, dedicated to the journey of life-long learning. 

Read our Spring 2018 Newsletter to find out more about what's going on within our department, including the welcoming of new faculty and summaries of some of our current research projects.

At Louisiana State University, our Biological and Agricultural Engineering students engage in rigorous coursework that integrates applied biology into the fundamental engineering principles, including those in mechanical, civil, electrical, and chemical engineering.

Our BE students graduate with strong fundamental engineering skills, technical knowledge, and professional and personal skills to effectively practice engineering in conjuction with biological systems. Our alumni often obtain positions in a wide range of career fields, like oil and gas, the medical industry, and federal government. Some jobs our students are eligible for are biomedical engineer, soil scientist, plant geneticist, and agricultural consultant, just to name a few.

Our undergraduate and graduate programs enable students to pursue interests in variety of bioengineering subfields such as biomedical, bioenvironmental, bioprocessing, and agricultural.

The BE undergraduate degree program is accredited by:

The Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
111 Market Place, Suite 1050
Baltimore, MD 21202-4012
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