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Bachelor of Science in Applied Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences

Full Time
Undergraduate Major
Bachelors
On Campus

Program Description

Wentworth’s B.S. in Applied Sciences (BSAS) program is an interdisciplinary and experiential degree that will give you a solid grounding in biology, chemistry, and physics—ideal for those with an interest in the sciences and a curiosity to explore and create. This flexibility allows you to gain competence in related scientific disciplines through coursework and active research projects, increasing your employability post-graduation and throughout your career.

  • Develop advanced technical skills in multiple scientific disciplines
  • Preparation for diverse career paths, including in-demand industries like biotechnology and pharmaceuticals
  • Classes are taught by knowledgeable faculty and industry experts

With core courses in chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics, students can then focus their studies in one particular area of interest. You also have the flexibility to choose several electives to take your degree in interesting directions, such as computer science, engineering, English, physics, and business or entrepreneurship.

Degree Format

  • On campus
  • 23 classes
  • 128 credits

Sample Courses

  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Quantum Physics
  • Inorganic Chemistry

Program Curriculum

  • First Year (Tentative)

    Fall Semester

    • English I
    • General Chemistry I
    • Engineering Calculus I
    • General Physics I
    • First-Year Seminar

    Spring Semester

    • English II
    • General Chemistry II
    • Engineering Calculus II
    • Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Second Year (Tentative)

    Fall

    • Organic Chemistry I
    • Advanced Molecular Biology
    • General Physics II
    • Differential Equations

    Spring

    • HUSS Elective
    • Organic Chemistry II
    • Genes to Genomics
    • Computer Science I
    • Instrumentation/Research Methods

    Summer

    • Cooperative Work Team (Optional)
  • Third Year (Tentative)

    Fall

    • HUSS Elective
    • Advanced Lab Techniques in Chemistry
    • Modern Physics
    • Cell Physiology & Signaling

    Spring

    • Cooperative Work Team

    Summer

    • HUSS Elective
    • Thermodynamics
    • Microbiology
    • Scientific Computing
  • Fourth Year (Tentative)

    Fall

    • Cooperative Work Team

    Spring

    • HSS Elective
    • Molecular Neurobiology
    • Biochemistry
    • Senior Capstone

    Summer

    • HUSS Elective
    • Inorganic Chemistry
    • Physics Elective, 3000 level or higher
    • Senior Capstone

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