Economics from Wharton.  The integrated nature of this program gives students mastery of both engineering/ scientific and management skills.  Graduates are uniquely prepared for complex environments in which business and technological developments are closely aligned.
Computer and Cognitive Science
Cognitive Science is a cross-disciplinary, inter-school subject associated with the Institute for Research in Cognitive Science, the Department of Computer and Information Science in Penn Engineering, and the Departments of Linguistics, Mathematics, Philosophy, and Psychology in The College of Arts and Sciences. It applies approaches from all of these disciplines to the study of the mind and mental information processing. This program combines either the BSE or BAS from Penn Engineering with a BA from the College of Arts and Sciences in Mathematics, Linguistics, Psychology, Philosophy, or Biological Basis of Behavior.
Liberal Studies and Technology
In today’s increasingly modern and rapidly shrinking global society, the ability to combine an awareness of cultural context with technological expertise is becoming critically important. The unprecedented technological boom worldwide requires countless integration between scientific innovation and the society at large. In response, the College of Arts and Sciences and Penn Engineering collaboratively provide this rich educational opportunity combining the intellectual resources of both schools.  The Liberal Studies and Technology Program offers a variety of options leading to a BA in one of over fifty majors in the College and a BSE or BAS from Penn Engineering.  
A student who has an interest both in Engineering and Applied Science and another field within the University may be permitted to earn both a BSE or BAS degree and an undergraduate degree from another school (Arts and Sciences, Nursing, and Wharton) of the University outside of the standing joint degree program options.  A student desiring to pursue a dual degree program must develop a study plan with the aid of an academic advisor in the School of Engineering and Applied Science and an
advisor in the second school.  Dual degree programs require a minimum of 46 cu’s. Application for dual degree status will not be considered until a minimum of eight course units have been completed at the University of Pennsylvania.
The Bachelor of Science in Engineering is the undergraduate degree that prepares students to be professional engineers. BSE degrees require 40 course units (and in a few cases 41 cu’s) and are designed to be completed in four years.
Bioengineering is a field in which engineering principles of analysis & design are used to solve problems in medicine & biology with the objective of advancing diagnostic methods, therapies and human health.  Bioengineers bring together knowledge and techniques from different engineering fields, as well as information from the natural and life sciences. The bioengineering curriculum therefore includes fundamental ideas and approaches taken from the electrical, mechanical, chemical and materials engineering areas, and then applies them to biomedical problems.  Not only does the study of bioengineering provide a solid foundation in science and engineering, but also the bioengineering curriculum develops powerful methods for understanding basic physiologic processes such as fluid transport (for example, blood flow), feedback control (for example, the control of blood pressure), and the principles underlying biomedical instruments and prosthetic devices (for example, the ECG machine and orthopedic implants).
Program Educational Objectives: The fundamental goal of Penn Bioengineering is to provide students with a broad, flexible curriculum that gives them experience with a wide range of subject areas and intellectual approaches, to prepare them to function creatively and independently in a diverse range of settings. A distinctive feature of Penn Bioengineering is the emphasis on experiential learning, through an extensive series of bioengineering laboratory and clinical courses, as well as a wide opportunity for independent study and research. Therefore, the objectives of the program are:
 • To provide a broad, flexible curriculum that allows the students to investigate a wide range of intellectual activities, all through the University;
 • To provide students with the core abilities and knowledge, such as basic knowledge in mathematics, physical and life science, engineering science, and design, to prepare them for a range of technical and interfacial fields; and
 • To provide opportunities where students can begin to function at a professional level, using teamwork and communication skills, and taking responsibility for self-educating themselves.