The Department of Bioengineering offers an integrated program leading to a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in Bioengineering. It is a program offered to undergraduate students who are enrolled in any of the major programs offered by the Department of Bioengineering. The purpose of the B.S./M.S. program is to allow interested students to obtain the M.S. degree within one year following completion of the B.S. degree. The program is open only to UCSD undergraduates and is to be considered an "honors" program.