BME Undergraduate Concentration Requirements

Biomedical Engineering

Standard Program for the ScB degree:
1. Foundation Courses (all required):
1. ENGN 0030 Introduction to Engineering
2. ENGN 0040 Dynamics and Vibration
3. MATH 0190 (or MATH 0170)*
4. MATH 0200 (or MATH 0180) Intermediate Calculus*
5. BIOL 0200 (or NEUR 0010) Introductory Biology/Neuroscience**
6. APMA 0330 Methods in Applied Math
7. CHEM 0330 Inorganic Chemistry
8. CHEM 0350 Organic Chemistry
9. APMA 1650 or APMA 0650 Statistics
10. ENGN 0510 Electricity and Magnetism
11. ENGN 0720 Thermodynamics
12. ENGN 0810 Fluids Mechanics
13. ENGN 1230 Instrument Design
14. BIOL 0800 Physiology
* One math course can be replaced with CH36
** Advanced students (Premeds) can replace with BI47, BI53 or other biology courses

2. Upper level bioengineering courses (all required):
15. ENGN 1110 Transport and Biotransport Processes
16. ENGN 1490 Biomaterials
17. ENGN 1210 Biomechanics

3. Additional upper level bioengineering courses
:
At least 1 from
• BIOL 1140 Tissue Engineering
• ENGN 1220 Neuroengineering
• ENGN 1400 Analytical Methods in Biomaterials
• ENGN 1930B Biophotonics
• ENGN 1930R Molecular and Cell Biology for Engineers

At most 2 from
• BIOL 1150 Stem Cell Engineering
• BIOL 1210 Synthetic Biology
• BIOL 1800 Animal Locomotion
• BIOL 2110 Drug and Gene Delivery
• BIOL 2130 Techniques in Molecular and Cell Science
Other courses on approval of concentration advisor

4. Capstone Design Course (required)
21. ENGN01930L Biomedical Engineering, Design, Research and Modeling

5. Independent Research (one recommended)
22. ENGN/BIOL 1970 Undergraduate research and design project

6. Other humanities and biology courses
23. - 32. open electives
‡ Premeds should take CHEM0360, BIIL0280 and two biology lab courses including BIOL0800