Biomedical Engineering Major

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering

127 credits

Natural Science Requirements

Select one Biology elective with lab from the following:4
General Biology I
General Biology II
General Biology III
CHEM 1171
1171L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
4
CHEM 1172
1172L
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab
4
CHEM 2271
2271L
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Lab
4
MATH 1141Calculus I for Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics Majors 24
MATH 1142Calculus II for Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics Majors 24
MATH 2243Calculus III for Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics Majors4
MATH 2251Ordinary Differential Equations3
PHYS 1171
1171L
General Physics I
and General Physics I Lab 2
4
PHYS 1172
1172L
General Physics II
and General Physics II Lab 2
4
Total Credits39

Major Requirements

For a major in Biomedical Engineering, students complete the following:

Engineering Foundation
CPEG 2245Digital Design I3
CPEG 2245LDigital Design I Lab1
CPSC 1131Fundamentals of Programming3
ELEG 2213Introduction to Electric Circuits3
ELEG 2213LElectric Circuits Lab1
ELEG 3348Embedded Microcontrollers3
ELEG 3348LEmbedded Microcontrollers Lab1
ENGR 1031Fundamentals of Engineering3
ENGR 2130Engineering Graphics I3
ENGR 2145Mathematical Analysis3
MEEG 2207Materials Science3
Biomedical Engineering Depth
BIEG 3201Biomechanics3
BIEG 3301Biomedical Instrumentation4
BIEG 3331Biomedical Signal Processing3
BIEG 4332Biomedical Imaging3
BIEG 4350Medical Device Design3
ENGR 4961Senior Design Project I3
ENGR 4962Senior Design Project II3
Select two biomedical major elective with approval of advisor 16
Total Credits55

Magis Core Relationship to the Biomedical Engineering Major

In addition to the engineering-specific major requirements, students are required to fulfill the University’s Magis Core requirements. The following table relates the Magis Core requirements to the Biomedical Engineering program.

Tier I: Orientation

English
ENGL 1001Introduction to Rhetoric and Composition3
History
Select one HIST 1000-level course3
Mathematics
MATH 1141Calculus I for Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics Majors4
Modern or Classical Language
Select one language course based on placement 13
Philosophy
PHIL 1101Introduction to Philosophy3
Religious Studies
Select one RLST 1000-level course3
Modern/Classical Language or Mathematics
MATH 1142Calculus II for Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics Majors4
Total Credits23

Tier II: Exploration

Behavioral and Social Sciences
Select two courses from the following fields:6
Communication
Economics
Politics
Psychology (except PSYC 1610)
Sociology and Anthropology (except ANTH 1200 and ANTH 1210)
History, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Select two 2000- or 3000-level courses from two different disciplines6
Literature
Select one course from the following fields:3
Classics
English
Modern Languages and Literatures
Natural Sciences
PHYS 1171
1171L
General Physics I
and General Physics I Lab
4
PHYS 1172
1172L
General Physics II
and General Physics II Lab
4
Visual and Performing Arts
Select one 1000-level course from the following fields in Visual and Performing Arts:3
Art History and Visual Culture
Film, Television, and Media Arts
Music
Studio Art
Theatre
Total Credits26

A typical, full-time, four-year plan of study appears below.  Some variation may be possible.  Students should always discuss their individual plan of study with their advisor prior to registering for courses. 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
CHEM 1171 General Chemistry I 3
CHEM 1171L General Chemistry I Lab 1
ENGR 1031 Fundamentals of Engineering 3
MATH 1141 Calculus I for Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics Majors 4
PHYS 1171 General Physics I 3
PHYS 1171L General Physics I Lab 1
Modern/Classical Language Orientation Tier 5 3
 Credits18
Spring
CHEM 1172 General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 1172L General Chemistry II Lab 1
CPSC 1131 Fundamentals of Programming 3
ENGL 1001 Introduction to Rhetoric and Composition 3
MATH 1142 Calculus II for Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics Majors 4
PHYS 1172 General Physics II 3
PHYS 1172L General Physics II Lab 1
 Credits18
Second Year
Fall
CHEM 2271 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 2271L Organic Chemistry I Lab 1
ELEG 2213 Introduction to Electric Circuits 3
ELEG 2213L Electric Circuits Lab 1
MATH 2243 Calculus III for Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics Majors 4
History Orientation Tier 1 3
 Credits15
Spring
Select one Biology course with lab from the following: 8 4
Human Anatomy and Physiology I  
General Biology I  
General Biology II  
General Biology III  
CPEG 2245 Digital Design I 3
CPEG 2245L Digital Design I Lab 1
ENGR 2145 Mathematical Analysis 3
ENGR 2145P Mathematical Analysis PLG 0
MATH 2251 Ordinary Differential Equations 3
 Credits14
Third Year
Fall
BIEG 3201 Biomechanics 3
BIEG 3331 Biomedical Signal Processing 3
ELEG 3348 Embedded Microcontrollers 3
ELEG 3348L Embedded Microcontrollers Lab 1
PHIL 1101 Introduction to Philosophy 3
Religious Studies Orientation Tier 1 3
 Credits16
Spring
BIEG 3301 Biomedical Instrumentation 4
BIEG 4332 Biomedical Imaging 3
ENGR 2130 Engineering Graphics I 3
Behavioral and Social Sciences Exploration Tier 3 3
History or Philosophy or Religious Studies Exploration Tier 2 3
 Credits16
Fourth Year
Fall
ENGR 4961 Senior Design Project I 3
BIEG 4350 Medical Device Design 3
MEEG 2207 Materials Science 3
Behavioral and Social Sciences Exploration Tier 3 3
Literature Exploration Tier 7 3
 Credits15
Spring
ENGR 4962 Senior Design Project II 3
Major Elective 4 3
Major Elective 4 3
History or Philosophy or Religious Studies Exploration Tier 2 3
Visual and Performing Arts Exploration Tier 6 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits127