Suggested Degree Pathway for Biomedical Engineering

A Degree Pathway is a semester-by-semester sequence of courses recommended for successful completion of a degree, diploma, credential or certificate from the university.

For students who entered fall 2016 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course # Course Name Cr.
BMEN.1070 Intro to Biomedical Engin.
2
ENGL.1010/
HONR.1100
College Writing I/FYSH (CW)
3
CHEM.1210
Chemistry I (SCL)
3
CHEM.1230L
Chemistry I Lab (SCL)
1
MATH.1310 Calculus I (MATH)
4
ECON.2010 Economics I (SS)
3
Total  16

Spring Semester

Course # Course Name Cr.
ENGL.1020
College Writing II (CW)
3
CHEM.1220 Chemistry II (SCL)
3
CHEM.1240L Chemistry II Lab (SCL)
1
MATH.1320 Calculus II
4
PHYS.1410 Physics I 3
PHYS.1410L Physics I Lab
1
Total 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course # Course Name Cr.
PLAS.2110
Eng. Mechanics
3
ENTR.3000
Entrepreneurship
3
CHEM.2040
Organic/Poly Chemistry
3
MATH.2310
Calculus III
4
BIOL.2100 Biology for Eng.
3
BIOL.2120L Biology for Eng. Lab 1
Total 17

Spring Semester

Course # Course Name Cr.
PLAS.2470
Thermodynamics
3
EECE.2010
Circuit Theory I
3
MATH.3860
Probability and Statistics I
3
MATH.2340
Differential Equations
3
HSCI.1010
Anatomy & Physiology
3
HSCI.1030 Anatomy & Phys. Lab
1
Total 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course # Course Name Cr.
PLAS.3140
Fluid Flow
3
PLAS.4xxx
Biomaterials1
3
BMBT.xxxx
Bioengineering Lab I
1
BMBT.4000
Biomedical Eng I
3
MLSC.4500 Human Biochemistry 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH)
3
Total 16

Spring Semester

Course # Course Name Cr.
PLAS.3480
Heat Transfer
3
BMBT.xxxx
Biomedical Eng. II
3
xxxx.xxxx
Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH)
3
PUBH.4xxx
Occupational Biomechanics1
3
BMBT.xxxx Biomedical Eng. Lab II 1
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH)
3
Total 16

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course # Course Name Cr.
PLAS.4xxx
Medical Dev. Design I1
3
PLAS.4040
Process Control
3
BMBT.xxxx Biomedical Capstone I
3
MECH.4730 Design Theory & Constraints
3
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS) 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course # Course Name Cr.
PLAS.4180
Product Design
3
PLAS.4xxx
Medical Dev. Design II1
3
PLAS.4xxx Biomaterials II1
3
BMBT.xxxx Biomedical Capstone II
3
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS)
3
Total 15
Total Minimum Credits = 126

1Course is pending UPC approval.

No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum website for further details. You should meet with your faculty advisor to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements.

Current UMass Lowell students should use their Advisement Report in SIS. If you need assistance, please contact your advisor.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last Updated: 10/13/2017