TOTAL CREDITS FOR DEGREE = 180

Mathematics (24 credits)

Course Topic Credits
MATH 124, 125, 126 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I, II, III 15
MATH 307 or AMATH 351 Introduction to Differential Equations OR Differential Equations 3
MATH 308 or AMATH 352 Matrix Algebra with Applications OR Applied Linear Algebra and Numerical Analysis 3
STAT/MATH 390 (4cr) or IND E 315 (3cr) Probability and Statistics in Engineering and Science OR Probability and Statistics for Engineers 3
TOTAL   24

Natural Science (44 credits)

Course Topic Credits
CHEM 142, 152, 162 General Chemistry 15
CHEM 223 or 237 Organic Chemistry 4
PHYS 121 Mechanics, with Lab 5
PHYS 122 Electromagnetism and Oscillatory Motion, with Lab 5
BIOL 180, 200, 220 Introductory Biology 15
TOTAL   44

Programming (4 credits)

Course Topic Credits
AMATH 301 Beginning Scientific Computing 4
TOTAL   4
Course Topic Credits
BIOEN 215 Bioengineering Problem Solving 3
BIOEN 315 Biochemical and Molecular Bioengineering 3
BIOEN 316 Biomedical Signals and Sensors 4
BIOEN 317 Biomedical Signals and Sensors Lab 2
BIOEN 325 Biotransport I 4
BIOEN 326 Solid and Gel Mechanics 4
BIOEN 327 Fluids and Biomaterials Lab 2
BIOEN 335 Biotransport II 3
BIOEN 336 Bioengineering Systems and Control 3
BIOEN 337 Mass Transport and Systems Lab 2
BIOEN 345 Failure Analysis of Human Physiology with Lab 4
TOTAL 34
Students must complete one of four senior concentrations. Students must complete 4 courses from the approved departmental concentration list, plus addition BIOEN senior electives to total 15 credits.

Molecular and Materials (MM)
Cells, Tissue, and Systems (CTS)
Diagnostics and Therapeutic Instruments (DTI)

PHYS 123 required; not counted toward 15 credit or 4 course requirement

Option in Nano and Molecular Engineering (NME)

Completion of the option results in the diploma – BS Bioengineering with an Option in Nano and Molecular Engineering.

  1. 4 courses from approved NME list; additional BIOEN senior elective credit to total 15
  2. Take NME 220 for 4 of their 9 required approved engineering elective credits;
  3. Take NME 321 and 421 (seminars) for two of their general university elective credits;
  4. Include NME content in their required senior capstone project. The proposal written in BIOEN 401 will outline the NME content of the project.
Course Topic Credits
BIOEN 420 Medical Imaging (DTI) 4
BIOEN 423 Introduction to Systems and Synthetic Biology (CTS) 3
BIOEN 424 Advanced Systems and Synthetic Biology (CTS) 3
BIOEN 425 Laboratory Methods in Systems and Synthetic Biology (CTS) 4
BIOEN 440 Introduction to Biomechanics (MM, CTS, DTI) 4
BIOEN 447/547 MRI/Ultrasound 4
BIOEN 449/549 Therapeutic and Diagnostic Ultrasound 4
BIOEN 455 BioMEMS (MM, DTI, NME) 4
BIOEN 457 Advanced Molecular Bioengineering (MM, CTS, NME) 4
BIOEN 460 Neural Engineering 4
BIOEN 461 Neural Engineering Tech Studio 4
BIOEN 466 Neural Engineering Lab 3
BIOEN 474 Immunoengineering 3
BIOEN 485 Computational Bioengineering (MM, CTS, DTI, NME) 4
BIOEN 486 Tissue Engineering 3
BIOEN 487 Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (MM, DTI, NME) 4
BIOEN 488 Computational Protein Design (MM, CTS, NME) 4
BIOEN 490 Engineering Materials for Biomedical Application (MM, CTS, DTI, NME) 3
BIOEN 491 Controlled-Release Systems (MM, CTS, NME) 3
BIOEN 492 Surface Analysis (MM, DTI, NME) 3
BIOEN 493 Advanced Surface Analysis (MM, DTI, NME) 3

 

The capstone project will relate to the chosen senior emphasis. Students may choose option A, integrated design and research, or option B, research project and small group design and build project.

Course Topic Credits
BIOEN 401 BioE Capstone Fundamentals 3
BIOEN 402 (option A) or 403-404-405 (option B) BioE Capstone Project 10
TOTAL 13
9 credits from the Department’s approved engineering elective list (see list).

Department Courses
Aeronautics and Astronautics A A 210
Applied Mathematics AMATH 422, 423, 424, 481, 482, 483
Chemical Engineering CHEM E 310, 326, 375, 445, 457465; NME 220
Civil and Environmental Engineering CEE 220, 350, 357, 480, 495
Computer Science and Engineering CSE 140, 154, 142, 143, 373, 410
Electrical Engineering E E 233, 235, 271, 341, 401, 484, 485
Industrial Engineering IND E 250, 337, 351, 426, 470
Mechanical Engineering M E 123, 230, 410, 461, 478, 498/598
Material Science and Engineering MS E 170, 273, 450, 471, 481, 482, 483

Written and Oral Communications (5 credits)

ENGL COMP: Approved university composition course, 5 credits

VLPA and I&S (24 credits)

24 total credits in Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA) and Individuals and Societies (I&S) with no fewer than 10 credits in each category.

3 of the VLPA/I&S credits must also count for Diversity (DIV)

General Elective (8 credits)

8 credits from the university’s course offerings; student’s choice.