Effective Spring 2012

Students must take a minimum of 15 semester credits of biomedical engineering (BIOM) courses1

Core Course Requirements
BIOM 570/MECH 570Bioengineering3
BMS 500Mammalian Physiology I4
Foundation Courses
Select a minimum of 12 credits from the following:12
Cell and Tissue Engineering
Biological Physics
Materials Engineering
Material Issues in Mechanical Design
Biomolecular Tools for Engineers 2
Applied and Environmental Molecular Biology
Membranes for Biotechnology and Biomedicine
Structure and Function of Biomaterials
Orthopedic Tissue Biomechanics
Depth Courses
Select a minimum of 8 credits from the following not taken in another category:8
Interpreting Animal Science Research
Molecular Regulation of Cell Function
Materials Engineering
Mammalian Physiology II
Human Anatomy Dissection
Mechanisms of Hormone Action
Transport Phenomena Fundamentals
Digital Signal Processing
Physics of Diagnostic Imaging
Muscle and Joint Mechanics
Advanced Composite Materials
Neuronal Circuits, Systems and Behavior
Breadth Courses
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the following:3
Partial Differential Equations I
Design and Data Analysis for Researchers I
Design and Data Analysis for Researchers II
Introduction to Probability Theory
Stochastic Processes I
Total Credits30

A minimum of 30 credits are required to complete this program.


Additional courses may need to be taken as supplemental requirements to satisfy provisional admission requirements, course prerequisites, or supplemental coursework stipulations.


Students with a strong background in Cellular and Molecular Biology may substitute CM 502 for BIOM 533 or CIVE 534.

Seminar, thesis, and independent study credits will not apply toward degree.