Biomedical Engineering - Minor

The Department of Biomedical Engineering offers a minor to students within the College of Engineering who are interested in biomedical applications of engineering related to the fields of biomechanics, biomaterials, and bioinstrumentation. Eligible students must submit an application in order to be considered for and allowed to pursue a minor in Biomedical Engineering.

Requirements: In order to earn a Minor in Biomedical Engineering, students must meet and adhere to the following requirements and guidelines:

  • Admitted into a College of Engineering major.
  • In good academic standing within major department (GPR of 2.5 or higher).
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA in minor courses.
  • Complete the courses listed for the selected Biomedical Engineering minor track.
  • Following acceptance into a particular track, change of Biomedical Engineering minor track will not be permitted unless by petition and review by the Director of Undergraduate Programs.
BMEN 282/CHEN 282Engineering Biology3
Select 12 hours from one area: 112
Bioinstrumentation Area
Computing for Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Electronics
Medical Imaging
Bioinstrumentation technical elective 2
Biomaterials Area
Introduction to Biomaterials
Biological Responses to Medical Devices
Biomaterials technical electives 2
Biomechanics Area
Biofluid Mechanics
Biosolid Mechanics
Biomechanics technical electives 2
Total Semester Credit Hours15

Students must select courses exclusively from one of the three areas represented and not mixed.


See the departmental academic advisor for a complete list of technical electives.

Students must be admitted to a degree sequence in the College of Engineering or to the degree sequence in Biological and Agricultural Engineering. Applications are available in the Biomedical Engineering Advising Office and will be reviewed on a competitive basis.