Biomedical Engineering, B.S.

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 129


Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 2.00

Major GPA - Combined and OU: 2.00

Curriculum GPA - Combined and OU: 2.00

Program Code: B108

This program has changes pending State Regents approval for 2022-23. These pending changes are not reflected here.

ACCREDITED BY THE ENGINEERING ACCREDITATION COMMISSION OF ABET, https://www.abet.org

In order to progress in your curriculum in the Gallogly College of Engineering, and as a specific graduation requirement, a grade of C or better is required in each course in the curriculum, including all prerequisite courses.

Major Requirements

Required Courses
BME 2333Biomedical Engineering Fundamentals3
BME 2433Signals and Systems for Biomedical Engineering3
BME 3143Biomechanics3
BME 3722Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering2
BME 3533Biomedical Instrumentation3
BME 3531Bioinstrumentation Lab1
BME Lab 1 11
BME 3123Biotransport3
BME 3233Biomaterials3
BME 4813Quantitative Physiology3
BME Lab 2 11
BME 4713Biomedical Engineering Design I3
BME 4823Biomedical Engineering Design II3
Total Credit Hours32

Major Support Requirements

Math and Science
BIOL 1124Intro Biol: Molecule/Cell/Phys4
CHEM 1415General Chemistry (Continued)5
C S 1213Programming for Non-Majors with Python3
ECE 2723Electrical Circuits I3
ISE 3293Applied Engineering Statistics3
MATH 2924Differential and Integral Calculus II4
MATH 2934Differential and Integral Calculus III4
MATH 3113Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations3
PHYS 2524General Physics for Engineering and Science Majors4
Upper-Division Biology Elective
Course chosen per BME faculty approval 13
BME Electives
Choose 12 hours of electives from the list of approved courses maintained by the department12
Science, Math, and Engineering Electives
Choose 6 hours of electives from the list of approved courses maintained by the department6
Additional College Requirements
ENGR 1411Freshman Engineering Experience 21
ENGR 2002Professional Development2
Total Credit Hours57

General Education and College Requirements

Courses designated as Core I, II, III, IV, or V are part of the General Education curriculum. Students must complete a minimum of 40 hours of General Education courses, chosen from the approved list, including at least one upper-division Gen. Ed. course outside of the student’s major. Courses graded P/NP will not apply.

A grade of C or better is required in each course in the curriculum, including all prerequisite courses.

UNIVERSITY-WIDE GENERAL EDUCATION (MINIMUM 40 HOURS) AND COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS
Core Area I: Symbolic and Oral Communication
English Composition
ENGL 1113Principles of English Composition3
ENGL 1213Principles of English Composition3
or EXPO 1213 Expository Writing
Language (0-10 hours in the same language)
This requirement can be met by two years of the same language in high school:0-10
Beginning Course (0-5 hours)
Beginning Course, continued (0-5 hours)
Mathematics
MATH 1914Differential and Integral Calculus I (Core I) 1, 24
Core Area II: Natural Science (including one laboratory)
PHYS 2514General Physics for Engineering and Science Majors (Core II) 24
CHEM 1315General Chemistry (Core II-Lab) 25
or CHEM 1335 General Chemistry I: Signature Course
Core Area III: Social Science
P SC 1113American Federal Government3
Choose one course 33
Core Area IV: Arts & Humanities
Artistic Forms
Choose one course 33
Western Culture
HIST 1483United States to 18653
or HIST 1493 United States, 1865 to the Present
Choose one course (excluding HIST 1483 and HIST 1493) 33
World Culture
Choose one course 33
Core Area V: First-Year Experience
Choose one course 33
Total Credit Hours40-50

Free Electives

Electives to bring total applicable hours to the minimum total required for the degree including a minimum of 40 upper-division hours.

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

In order to progress in your curriculum in the Gallogly College of Engineering, and as a specific graduation requirement, a grade of C or better is required in each course in the curriculum, including all prerequisite courses.

Two college-level courses in a single world language are required; this may be satisfied by successful completion of 2 years in a single world language in high school. Students who must take a language at the University will have an additional 6-10 hours of coursework.

Courses designated as Core I, II, III, IV or V are part of the General Education curriculum. Students must complete a minimum of 40 hours of General Education courses, chosen from the approved list.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
First SemesterCredit Hours
ENGL 1113 Principles of English Composition (Core I) 3
CHEM 1315 General Chemistry (Core II-Lab) 1,3 5
MATH 1914 Differential and Integral Calculus I (Core I) 3 4
ENGR 1411 Freshman Engineering Experience 2 1
Approved Elective: First-Year Experience (Core V) 5 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
ENGL 1213
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
or Expository Writing
3
CHEM 1415 General Chemistry (Continued) (Core II-Lab) 1,3 5
MATH 2924 Differential and Integral Calculus II 3 4
PHYS 2514 General Physics for Engineering and Science Majors (Core II) 3 4
 Credit Hours16
Sophomore
First Semester
MATH 2934 Differential and Integral Calculus III 4
PHYS 2524 General Physics for Engineering and Science Majors 4
BIOL 1124 Intro Biol: Molecule/Cell/Phys (Core II-Lab) 4
ENGR 2002 Professional Development 2
BME 2333 Biomedical Engineering Fundamentals 3
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
MATH 3113 Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations 3
C S 1213 Programming for Non-Majors with Python 3
HIST 1483
United States to 1865 (Core IV)
or United States, 1865 to the Present
3
ECE 2723 Electrical Circuits I 3
BME 2433 Signals and Systems for Biomedical Engineering 3
ISE 3293 Applied Engineering Statistics 3
 Credit Hours18
Junior
First Semester
BME 3143 Biomechanics 3
BME 3722 Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering 2
BME 3533 Biomedical Instrumentation 3
BME 3531 Bioinstrumentation Lab 1
BME Lab 1 1
BME Elective 3
Upper-Division Biology Elective (per BME faculty approval) 4 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
BME 3123 Biotransport 3
BME 3233 Biomaterials 3
BME 4813 Quantitative Physiology 3
BME Lab 2 1
BME Elective 3
BME Elective 3
 Credit Hours16
Senior
First Semester
BME 4713 Biomedical Engineering Design I 3
Science, Math, Engineering Elective (Per Advisor Approval) 3
Approved Elective: Social Science (Core III) 5 3
Approved Elective: Western Culture (Core IV) 5 3
Approved Elective: Artistic Forms (Core IV) 5 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
BME 4823 Biomedical Engineering Design II 3
BME Elective 3
Science, Math, Engineering Elective, (Per Advisor Approval) 3
P SC 1113 American Federal Government (Core III) 3
Approved Elective: World Culture (Core IV) 5 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours129

BME Area Core Labs

BME 3111Bioimaging Lab1
BME 3121Biotransport Lab1
BME 3131Bioelectricity Lab1
BME 3141Biomechanics Lab1
BME 3151Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Engineering Lab1
BME 3161Biomedical Micro-/Nano-Technology Lab1

BME Elective Courses

Choose from the following or other courses per advisor approval:

BME 5213Biomechanics I3
BME 5233Biomaterials3
BME 5243Biochemical Engineering3
BME 5293Transport in Biological Systems3
BME 5373Tissue Engineering3
ECE 5843Medical Imaging Systems3
BME 5970Special Topics/Seminar1-3
ECE 4863/5863Bioinstrumentation3