This certificate draws together themes relevant to the study of global biomedical engineering, from cross-cultural competence, international communication, issues facing developing countries, regulatory affairs and quality standards in the U.S. and abroad.
Upon successful completion, students will be able to:
1. Discuss cross-cultural competence in the biomedical engineering field, considering social, political, and economic differences in areas such as medical device design, regulation, technology transfer, and ethics.
2. Participate in globally focused experience(s) or projects related to the field of biomedical engineering.
3. Describe global, economic, environmental, and societal impacts of engineering solutions.
Effective Fall 2023
Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.
|BIOM 304||Global Challenges and Collaborations in BME||3|
|Required International Experience (minimum 1 credit):||1|
|Study Abroad--Ecuador: Prosthetics|
|Independent Study 1|
|Select a minimum of 5 credits from the following in order to bring the program total credits to 9:||5|
|Gender, Culture, and Health|
|Global Sustainability and Health|
|Geography of Global Health|
|Population Health and Disease Prevention|
|Spanish for Animal Health and Care Fields|
|Spanish for Health Care|
|Program Total Credits:||9|
Independent Study must be approved with a Global BME focus.