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 sub-specialty fields of biomechanics, biomaterials, bioinstrumentation and biomolecular and cellular engineering. 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.
VIBS 243Introductory Mammalian Histology2
Select one from the following:1
Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
Medical Device Design I
Case Studies
Select 12 hours from one area: 112
Bioinstrumentation Area
Biomedical Electronics
Medical Imaging 2
Bioinstrumentation technical electives 3
Biomaterials Area
Introduction to Biomaterials 2
Biological Responses to Medical Devices
Biomaterials technical electives 3
Biomechanics Area
Biofluid Mechanics
Biosolid Mechanics 2
Biomechanics technical electives 3
Total Semester Credit Hours15

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.