College of Engineering

Minor in Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology (BMEBT)

Courses for a Minor in Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology

Requires Courses:
Fourteen credits of core courses are required in the following subject areas. Recommended courses are indicated with an asterisk (*) but alternate courses may be substituted as appropriate.

Subject-Area/Suggested Courses

Biology   

*81.210  Biology for Engineers (3 credits)
*81.212  Biology for Engineers Lab (1 credit)
or
81.111  Principles of Biology I (3 credits)
81.117  Experimental Biology I (1 credit)

Physiology & Anatomy 

*83.102  Life Science II (3 credits)
*83.104  Life Science II Lab (1 credit)
or
35.102  Human Anatomy and Physiology II (3 credits)
35.104  Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab (1 credit)
or
81.252  Physiology (3 credits)
81.254  Physiology Lab (1 credit)

Statistics

*92.386  Probability and Statistics I (3 credits)
or
14.286  Probability and Statistics for Engineers (3 credits)
or
92.283  Introduction to Statistics (3 credits)
or
92.385  Applied Statistics (3 credits)
or
22.361  Math Methods for Mechanical Engineers (3 credits)
or
19.575  Introduction Biostatistics and Epidemiology (3 credits)

Biomedical Engineering

*IB.400  Intro to Biomedical Engg & Biotechnology (3 credits)

Elective Courses:

Two courses from a selected list which is approved by the College of Engineering, College of Sciences and College of Health Sciences. This can be chosen based on the specialization, or track.

Track/Suggested Courses (3 credits)

Assistive Technology

16.441  Introduction to Biosensors
34.510  Models and Measurement in Disability
26.554  Medical Device Design

Biochemistry

36.350  Human Biochemistry 
81.419  Biochemistry I
81.420  Biochemistry II
84.570  Protein Chemistry

Biomaterials

10.506  Colloidal, Interfacial and Nanomaterials Science 
10.533  Macromolecular Colloidal Science and Engineering
26.542  Colloidal Nanoscience and Engineering
26.575  Biomaterials I
26.675  Biomaterials II
26.579  Problems in Biomaterials
84.672  Surface and Colloid Chemistry
97.503  Polymer Science I
97.504  Polymer Science II

Biomechanics

19.530/531  Ergonomics and Work/Lab
19.632  Advanced Biomechanics
19.638  Methods in Work Analysis

Bioprocessing

10.548  Process Analytical Technology and Quality by Design for Biopharmaceuticals 
10.535  Cell and Microbe Cultivation
10.538  Advanced Separations in 

Biotechnology

10.545  Isolation and Purification 
10.555  Biopharmaceutical GMP
81.586  Biotechnology Process Project Laboratory

Forensics

84.303  Forensic Science I
84.304  Forensic Science II

Genetics

35.435  Medical and Clinical Genetics
81.335  Principles of Genetics
81.405  Bioinformatics
81.460  Stem Cell Biology

Immunology

36.331  Immunology
81.482  Cancer Biology 
81.493  Immunology

Medical Devices

10.450  Nanoscale Transp. Phenom. for Manuf. Nanodevices 
16.441  Introduction to Biosensors
26.553  Polymers in Medicine
26.554  Medical Device Design

Medical Imaging

16.411  Medical Diagnostic Imaging
16.460  Biomedical Instrumentation
95.498  Introduction to Medical Imaging
95.477  Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices

Molecular Biotechnology

81.421  Biochemistry Techniques
81.476  Cell Culture

Toxicology

19.503  Toxicology and Health
19.514  Aerosol Science
19.621  Nanomaterials: Exposure, Health and Safety

Additional courses may be added by each College to their list of elective courses.