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Biomedical Engineering

B.E. Courses by Topic

Mathematics and Science Required Courses (46 credits)
Required Courses (* Minimum grade of “C” required.)
Mathematics:
  • 20100: Calculus I* (3)
  • 20200: Calculus II* (3)
  • 20300: Calculus III* (4)
  • 39100: Methods of Differential Equations* (3)
  • 39200: Linear Algebra and Vector Analysis for Engineers* (3)
Biology:
  • 10100: Biological Foundations I (4)
  • 22900: Cell and Molecular Biology (4)
  • 32100: Physiological Processes (3)
Physics:
  • 20700-20800: General Physics* (8)
Chemistry:
  • 10301-10401: General Chemistry * (8)
  • 21000: Applied Chemistry for Biomedical Engineering (3)
General Engineering Required Courses (13 credits)
  • 10000: New Freshman Seminar (unless exempt) (0)
Engineering:
  • 10100: Engineering Design I (1)
Chemical Engineering:
  • 22900: Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I (3)
  • 34100: Transport Phenomena I (3)
Mechanical Engineering:
  • 24600: Engineering Mechanics (3)
  • 33000: Mechanics of Materials (3)
Biomedical Engineering Required Courses (36 credits)
  • 10100: Introduction to Biomedical Engineering (1)
  • 20500: Bioelectrical Circuits with Laboratory (4)
  • 22000: Biostatistics and Research Methods (3)
  • 30500: Dynamical Systems and Modeling (3)
  • 31000: Experimental Methods in Biomedical Engineering (3)
  • 40500: Biomedical Transducers and Instrumentation (4)
  • 45000: Biomedical Engineering Senior Design I (3)
  • 46000: Biomedical Engineering Senior Design II (3)
  • 50100: Cell and Tissue Mechanics (3)
  • 50200: Cell and Tissue Transport (3)
  • 50300: Cell and Tissue - Biomaterial Interactions (3)
  • 50500: Image and Signal Processing in Biomedicine (3)
Biomedical Engineering Elective Courses (3 credits)
Biomedical Engineering:
  • 51000: Microflu. Dvcs. in Biotech 
  • 59003: Biomedical Engineering Independent Study 
  • I3000: Neur Engr & App Bioelec 
  • I4200: Organ Transp. Pharm'kin 
  • I5000: Biomedical Imaging 
  • I5100: Biomedical Signal Proc.
Computer Science: 
  • 10200: Introduction to Computing 
Chemical Engineering:
  • 33000: Thermodynamics II 
  • 34200: Transport II 
Electrical Engineering: 
  • 33000: Electromagnetics 
Engineering: 
  • I4200: Continuum Mechanics 
  • I1100: Engineering Analysis 
Mechanical Engineering: 
  • 14500: Computer-Aided Drafting 
  • 24700: Engineering Mechanics 
  • 32200: Computer Methods in Engr. 
  • 37100: Compter-Aided Design 


Technical Electives (6 credits) Select one of the following*:

Biology:
  • 10200: Foundations of Biology II 
  • 20600: Intro to Genetics
  • 35000: Microbiology
  • 35400: Intro to Neurobiology
  • 37500: Developmental Biology
  • 40100: Physiological Transport Systems I
  • 42000: Virology
  • 42500: Cancer Biology
  • 48300: Laboratory in Biotechnology
Biomedical Engineering: 
  • 50400: Cell and Tissue Engineering
  • 52000: Prac. Med. Device Design
  • G6000: Advanced Biomaterials
  • I7000: Lab in Cell & Mol Engr.
  • I8000: Bone Biol. & Biomech.
  • I9000: Skeletal Soft Tissue
  • I9300: Ethics in Biomed. Engr.
  • I9500: Entrepreneurship 
Chemistry:
  • 24300: Quantitative Analysis
  • 26100: Organic Chemistry I
  • 26200: Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
  • 26300: Organic Chemistry II
  • 33000: Physical Chemistry I
  • 33200: Physical Chemistry II
  • 45902: Biochemistry I
Chemical Engineering:
  • 49808: Nanomaterials
  • 51200: Pharm. Applications
Computer Science:
  • 10400: Discrete Mathematical Structures I
Mathematics:
  • 32800: Numerical Analysis
  • 37500: Elements of Probability Theory
  • 37600: Mathematical Statistics
  • 37700: Applied Statistics & Prob.
  • 39500: Complex Variables for Scientists and Engineers
Physics: 
  • 31500: Medical Physics
  • 32100: Modern Physics for Engrs
  • 32300: Quant Mech App Physics
  • 42200: Biomedical Physics
*Or any course from Engineering Electives

* Pre-med students must take the Organic Chemistry sequence (Chem 26100, 26200, 26300) in place of the Technical Elective and one BME Elective. This will increase the pre-med total credits by 2.

English and Liberal Arts Courses (24 credits)
Required Courses
  • ENGL 11000: Freshman Composition 3
  • ENGL 21007: Writing for Engineering 3
  • ENGR 30000: Social, Economic, and Cultural Impact of Biomedical Technology 3
Liberal Arts Electives: Refer to the School of Engineering for details.
Total Credits: 128-130