Curriculum Guides


Biomedical Engineering (4800)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: Biomedical Engr-Biomat / Coop (480007BS)

College of Engineering

Learning Outcomes
Students will have an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
Students will have an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
Students will have an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
Students will have an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams, identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
Students will have an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
Students will have an ability to communicate effectively.
Students will have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and social context.
Students will have a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
Students will have a knowledge of contemporary issues and an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Year 1

3450:221 Analytic Geometry-Calculus I4
4800:101 Tools for Biomed Engineering3
3300:111 English Composition I3
3150:151 Principles of Chemistry I3
3150:152 Principles of Chemistry I Lab1
Min Credit Total 14
3150:153 Principles of Chemistry II3
3150:154 Qualitative Analysis2
3450:222 Analytic Geometry-Calculus II4
3650:291 Elementary Classical Physics I4
4800:111 Intro: Biomedical Engr Design3
Min Credit Total 16
Elective:4100:300 Cooperative Education Work Per (optional)0
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

3100:200 Human Anat & Physiology I3
3100:201 Human Anat & Phys Lab I1
3450:223 Analytic Geometry-Calc III4
3650:292 Elementary Classical Phys II4
4300:201 Statics3
4800:201 Biomed Engr Sophomore Seminar1
Min Credit Total 16
3100:202 Human Anat & Physiology II3
3100:203 Human Anat & Phys Lab II1
3450:335 Intro to Ordinary Diff Equatns3
4300:202 Intro: Mechanics of Solids3
4600:203 Dynamics3
English Composition:3300:112 or 2020:2223
Min Credit Total 16
Elective:4100:300 Cooperative Education Work Per (optional)0
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

3150:263 Organic Chemistry Lecture I3
3150:265 Organic Chemistry Lab I2
4200:321 Transport Phenomena3
4800:360 Biofluid Mechanics3
4800:365 Mechanics of Biolog Tissues3
Oral Communication:7600:105/1063
Min Credit Total 17
4100:301 Cooperative Education Work Per0
Min Credit Total 0
3470:461 Applied Statistics4
Social Science:Any Set3
Humanities:3400:210 or 2214
Min Credit Total 11

Year 4

4100:302 Cooperative Education Work Per0
Min Credit Total 0
4600:300 Thermodynamics I3
4800:220 Biomedical Computing3
4800:400 Biomaterials3
4400:307 Basic Electrical Engineering4
Humanities:Any Set3
Min Credit Total 16
4100:403 Cooperative Education Work Per0
Min Credit Total 0

Year 5

3600:120 Introduction to Ethics3
4800:305 Intro: Biophysical Measuremnts4
4800:440 Advanced Biomaterials3
4800:491 Biomedical Engr Design I2
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Elective:Biomedical Elective3
Min Credit Total 17
3250:244 Introduction Economic Analysis3
4800:445 Exp Tech - Biomat Tissue Engr3
4800:492 Biomedical Engr Design II2
Elective:Biomedical Elective3
Elective:Biomedical Engineering3
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Min Credit Total 16
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
See General Education section of the Undergraduate Bulletin for specific details about eligible Humanities and Social Science courses.
Students are encouraged to see their adviser and/or the departmental office for approved program electives.
BME electives must include a minimum of three credits from BME (4800) courses.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 139 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 08-13-2013