2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Biomedical Engineering (BME) Minor

To obtain a minor in Biomedical Engineering (BME) students must first be accepted into the BME minor program. Once accepted, a student must take 6 hours of required coursework, 6 hours of approved elective courses, and 6 hours of approved BME research for a total of 18 credits. For successful completion of the minor, students must maintain a 3.0 in-minor GPA with a minimum grade of C- or better in all courses that the student counts toward the minor. No pass/fail courses will be accepted.

Required Minor Courses
BMES 2104Introduction to Biomedical Engineering3
BMES/BMVS 4064Introduction to Medical Physiology3
Approved BME Research
Students may pursue one or a combination of the following options in order to fulfill this requirement:6
Senior Design Courses
Comprehensive Design Project
Creative Design and Project
Project Management and Systems Design
Engineering Design and Project
Senior Design Laboratory
Departmental Undergraduate Research Course
Undergraduate Research
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Approved Electives
Select 2 courses from the following list 16
Total Credits18

Note, the courses offered both as electives may have hidden prerequisites. It is the responsibility of the student to assure that all prerequisites are met prior to registration for these courses.

Below listed elective courses have pre- and/or co-requisites.

BME Minor Approved Electives

BMES 3124Introduction to Biomechanics3
BMES 3134Introduction to Biomedical Imaging3
BMES 3144Biomedical Devices3
BMES 3154Bioinstrumentation and Analysis3
BMES/NEUR 3844Computational Neuroscience and Neural Engineering3
BMES 4134Global, Societal, and Ethical Considerations in Biomedical Engineering3
BMES 4154Commercialization of BME Res3
BMES 4614Probability-Based Modeling, Analysis, and Assessment3
BSE/CHE 4544Protein Separation Engineering3
BSE 4564Metabolic Engineering3
CHE 4104Process Materials3
CHE 5214/BMES 5434Polymeric Biomaterials3
CHE 4304/ME 4344Biological Transport Phenomena3
CS 4784Human-Computer Interaction Capstone3
CS 4884Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Capstone3
ECE 4580Digital Image Processing3
ECE 4624Digital Signal Processing And Filter Design3
ECE 5605/BMES 5525Stochastic Signals and Systems3
ECE 5606Stochastic Signals and Systems3
ESM 4105Engineering Analysis of Physiologic Systems3
ESM 4106Engineering Analysis of Physiologic Systems3
ESM 4204Musculoskeletal Biomechanics3
ESM 4224Biodynamics and Control3
ESM 4234Mechanics of Biological Systems3
ESM 4245Mechanics of Animal Locomotion3
ESM 4246Mechanics of Animal Locomotion3
ESM 4304Hemodynamics3
ESM 5405/5406Clinical Internship in Biomedical Engineering3
ISE 4624Work Physiology3
ISE 5154Applied Human Factors Engineering3
ISE 5614/BMES 5214Human Physical Capabilities3
ISE 5644Human Audition and Auditory Display Design3
ME 4864/5864GMicro/Nano-Robotics3
ME/BMES 5764Modeling MEMS and NEMS3
MSE 4574Biomaterials3
MSE 4584Biomimetic Materials3
MSE 4614Nanomaterials3
BMES 5024/BMVS 5224Biomedical Engineering and Human Disease 13
BMES/BSE/CHE 5044Engineering Mathematics 13
BMES 5054Quantitative Cell Physiology 13
BMES 5064Quantitative Organ Systems Physiology 13
BMES 5124/ESM 5224Advanced Musculoskeletal Biomechanics 13
BMES 5164Advanced Impact Biomechanics 13
BMES/ME 5174Biomechanics of Crash Injury Prevention 13
BMES 5184Injury Physiology 13
BMES 5204Laboratory Techniques in Injury Prevention 14
BMES 5214/ISE 5614Human Physical Capabilities 13
BMES 5304GAdvanced Biological Transport Phenomena 13
BMES/ESM 5305Biomechanics of the Cardiovascular System 13
BMES/ESM 5306Biomechanics of the Cardiovascular System 13
BMES 5314Introduction to Regenerative Medicine 13
BMES 5434/CHE 5214Polymeric Biomaterials 13
BMES 5514/ME 5714Digital Signal Processing for Mechanical Measurements 13
BMES 5525/ECE 5605Stochastic Signals and Systems 13
BMES 5534Advanced Computational Methods and Modeling for Biomedical Applications 13
BMES 5574Advanced Biomaterials 13
BMES 5614Multiscale Cancer Engineering 13
BMES 5714Biomedical Microdevices 13
BMES 5724Biomedical Nanoengineering 13
BMES 5764Modeling MEMS and NEMS 13

Students in their senior year, with a 3.0 or better GPA, may enroll in 5000-level courses satisfying undergraduate degree requirements within their department with the permission of the course instructor.