Courses

Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Courses

The undergraduate curriculum at the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering is designed to integrate diverse engineering disciplines with fundamentals of biology and medicine. A course listing for Fall 2006 can be found here.

A suggested plan of study is as follows:

Freshman Year
See Freshman Engineering

Sophomore Year
Third Semester
(4) MA 261 Multivariate Calculus
(3) PHYS 241 Electricity and Optics
(3) BIOL 295E Biology of the Living Cell
(3) BME 201 Biomolecules
(1) BME 205 BME Laboratory I
(3) ME 270 Basic Mechanics
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Fourth Semester
(3) MA 266 Ordinary Differential Equations
(3) MSE 230 Structure and Properties Materials
(3) BME 204 Biomechanics Hard/Soft Tissue
(1) BME 206 BME Laboratory II
(3) ME 200 Thermodynamics I
(3) General education elective
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Junior Year
Fifth Semester
(3) BME 301 Bioelectricity
(2) BME 305 Bioinstrumentation Lab
(1) BME 390 BME Professional Seminar
(4) ME 309 Fluid Mechanics
(3) Life Science elective
(3) General education elective
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Sixth Semester
(3) BME 304 Bioheat and Mass Transfer
(1) BME 306 Biotransport Laboratory
(3) ECE 301 Signals and Systems
(3) IE 230 Probability and Statistics in Engr.
(3) CS 490B Introduction Bioinformatics
(3) Ethics elective
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Senior Year
Seventh Semester
(3) BME 595U Nonlinear Dyn. Biol. Sys.
(3) BME/Engineering elective
(3) BME/Engineering elective
(3) Life Science elective
(3) General education elective
(3) Unrestricted elective
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Eighth Semester
(4) BME 405 Design Project*
(*or can be taken in the Fall)
(3) BME/Engineering elective
(3) Life Science elective
(3) General education elective
(3) General education elective
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