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    Jul 17, 2024  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biomedical Engineering, BS

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Degree requirements

Hours required and general/college requirements

A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 36 must be advanced courses, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Engineering .

Major requirements

A minimum of 55 semester hours, including:


Through careful selection of engineering, mathematics electives and electives taken toward one of the five optional tracks (see below), it may be possible for a student to fulfill the requirements for a minor in mathematics and a minor in computer science and computer engineering, material science and engineering, electrical engineering, or mechanical and energy engineering.


15 hours to fulfill one of five tracks:

  • Biomedical instrumentation: 15 hours in BMEN or EENG courses
  • Biomechanics: 15 hours in BMEN or MEEN courses
  • Bioinformatics: 15 hours in BMEN or CSCE courses
  • Biotechnology: 15 hours in BIOC/BIOL
  • Biomaterials: 15 hours in materials science and engineering

Other requirements

  • BMEN foundation courses include BMEN 1300 , BMEN 2210 , BMEN 2320 , MATH 1710  and , TECM 2700 . Satisfactory completion of the BMEN foundation courses with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is prerequisite to taking advanced courses in the major. Mandatory advisement is required each semester until the foundation courses have been successfully completed.
  • A major grade point average of 2.0 is required for the BS with a major in biomedical engineering.

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