Important Reminders

  • Students must complete a minimum of 130 credits for the BS in Biomedical Engineering.
  • Students must attain at least a 2.0 GPA.

Year One

Fall

Course Credits
EN 105 Writing Seminar 3
MA 106 Intro to Calculus 1 3
CH 103 Chemical Structure and Reactions I/Lab 1 4
BI 209 Microbiology/Lab 4
FYS First Year Seminar 3
Total 17

Spring

Course Credits
EN 106 Critical Reading, Thinking, Writing 3
BE 101 Frontiers in BME 3
CH 104 Chemical Structure and Reactions II/Lab 1 4
BI 210 Cell Biology/Lab 4
FYS FYS-Linked Course 2 3
Total 17

Year Two

Fall

Course Credits
MA 203 Intermediate Analysis I 3
PY 213 General Physics I/Lab 4
BE 110 Introduction to Biomedical Engineering Computation 3
CH 305 Organic Chemistry I/Lab 1 4
Religious Studies 2 3
Total 17

Spring

Course Credits
MA 204 Intermediate Analysis II 3
PY 214 General Physics II/Lab 4
MA 255 Differential Equations 3
BE 250 Quantitative Physiology 3
MI 101 Exploring Medical Imaging 1
Philosophy 2 13
Total 17

Year Three

Fall

Course Credits
BE 210 Circuits and Sensors 3
Internship/Major Elective 3
BE 330 Transport and Fluids 3
BE 301 Engineering in the Clinic 1
BE 431 Biomedical Engineering Lab I 2
History 2 3
Total 15

Spring

Course Credits
BE 302 Engineering Standards and Regulation 1
Expressive Arts 2 3
BE 310 Biomechanics 3
Internship/Major Elective 3
BE 432 Biomedical Engineering Lab II 2
Literature 2 3
Total 15

Year Four

Fall

Course Credits
BE 481 Biomedical Engineering Design I 3
BI 401 Seminar: Ethical Issues in Biology 3
BE 421 Measurements and Instrumentation/Lab 4
BE 420 Biomaterials 3
Social Science I 2 3
Total 16

Spring

Course Credits
BE 482 Biomedical Engineering Design II 3
BE 450 Seminar: Innovation and Translation in Biomedical Engineering 3
BE 461 Tissue Engineering/Lab 4
BE 440 Biomolecular Dynamics 3
Social Science II 2 3
Total 16
  1. Pre-calculus may be required for students that don’t test into Calculus. If so, the Chemistry sequence can be started in year 2.
  2. Core requirements can be completed in any order; the FYS-Linked Course will cover one of the Core—that Core should be replaced with an elective.

Major Elective Courses

Biology

  • BI 306 Neurobiology/Lab
  • BI 307 Genetics/Lab
  • BI 308 Developmental Biology/Lab
  • BI 312A Animal Physiology/Lab

Chemistry

  • CH 306 Organic Chemistry/Lab II (must be taken Spring following Organic I)
  • CH 313 Analytical Chemistry/Lab
  • CH 321 Instrumental Analysis (prerequisite: CH313)

Additional Internships

  • ID 413/ID 413B Interdisciplinary Internship Seminar

Mathematics

  • MA 253 Linear Algebra

Medical Imaging

  • MI 330 Radiation Protection and Biology
  • MI 402 Nuclear Medicine Essentials
  • MI 465 Radiation Science and Instrument
  • MI 470 Cross Sectional Imaging
  • NM 420/MI 478 Molecular Imaging
  • NM 415/MI 479 Nuclear Cardiology

Neuroscience

  • NEU 324 Drugs, Brain and Behavior

Regulatory Affairs

  • RA 601 Overview Medical Product Industry
  • RA 602A Overview FDA Regulation
  • RA 603A Pharmaceutical Prod Regulation
  • RA 604A Medical Device Regulation