B.S. BME Degree Program Requirements (130 credits required)
All required First-Year Engineering courses * must be completed with a C-- or above for entry into the BME undergraduate program = 30 credits
*No more than 8 credit hours of freshman calculus can be applied towards the BME degree.
Core Biomedical Engineering (BME) Courses (24 credit hours):
BME 20100, 20400, 20500, 20600, 25600, 29000, 30100, 30400, 30500, 30600, 39000
BME Breadth Requirement (43 credit hours):
Core Life Sciences Requirement: BIOL 23000 and two (2) additional Life Science courses†
= 9 credits
Core Engineering Requirement: ECE 30100; STAT 51100, ME 20000, 27000; and MSE 23000 = 15 credits
BME Technical Engineering Electives: Five (5) additional BME or other Engineering courses.†# At most 6 credits at the 300 level; #must include at least one 3-credit 400-level BME course; must include at least one 3-credit course chosen from the Quantitative breadth list†. = 15 credits.
Senior Design Capstone Requirements: BME 48800, 48900, 49000 = 4 credits
Advanced Physics and Math (11 credit hours):
PHYS 24100, MA 26100 and MA 26200 or (MA 265 and MA 266)
General Education Program (18 credits):
BME students are required to complete 18 credit hours of courses that have been approved by the College of Engineering General Education Program*.
Programmatic Requirement: At least one 3 credit ethics, medical or healthcare policy elective to be chosen from our Ethics and Policy List†.
Unrestricted Electives (4 credit hours):
Unrestricted elective credits intended for curricular flexibility counted towards the total number of credits required for graduation.
A minimum Graduation Index of at least 2.0 is required to qualify for graduation with a BSBME. A minimum BME Major GPA** of at least 2.0 is also required to qualify for graduation with a BSBME.
**Courses included in BME Major GPA: BME 20100, BME 20400, BME 20500, BME 20600, BME 25600, BME 29000, BME 30100, BME 30400, BME 30500, BME 30600, BME 39000, BME 48800, BME 48900, BME 49000, ME 20000, ME 27000, MSE 23000, ECE 30100, & STAT 511
* Specific Policies and Approved Courses can be found on the COE General Education Policy document
† Selected from a list of courses approved by the Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Curriculum Committee and maintained by the undergraduate advising office.
# must complete a 400-level BME elective with at least a B or above before student can take a BME 500-level course as a technical elective.