BME Course Guidesheet 2020-21

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MCAT Preparation

These suggested course tracks are based on undergraduate requirements from the class entering in the 2020-21 academic year. These are only suggestions, refer to the University Bulletin for the official requirements for each major.

For archived requirements refer to the University Bulletin. Select the desired year, then click Link to Resource under the heading View Online. 

For more information on graduate-level requirements go here.

Please make note of Pre- or Co-requisites

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Year 1

Engineering Design Division - The freshman year is common to all engineering majors

Fall

General Education Elective (A, G, N, P)

Body/Wellness

Spring

Body/Wellness

Year 2

Fall

General Education Elective (A, G, N, P)

Spring 

General Education Elective (A, G, N, P)

Year 3

Fall

BME Depth or Science Elective: Depth electives are chosen from your concentration. Science electives include: PSYC 111, PSYC 220, ANTH 243 and ANTH 240 (summer and winter online courses), any BCHM 300 level and above, any CHEM 300 level and above, any BIOL 300 level and above.

Spring

AND

OR

General Education Elective (A, G, N, P)

Year 4

Fall;

BME Depth Elective: Depth electives are chosen from your concentration.

Spring

BME Depth or Science Elective: Depth electives are chosen from your concentration. Science electives include: PSYC 111, PSYC 220, ANTH 243 and ANTH 240 (summer and winter online courses), any BCHM 300 level and above, any CHEM 300 level and above, any BIOL 300 level and above.

BME Depth Elective - Depth eectives are chosen from your concentration.

BME with MCAT Preparation 

Year 1

Engineering Design Division - The freshman year is common to all engineering majors

Fall

General Education Elective (A, G, N, P)

Body/Wellness

Spring

Body/Wellness

Year 2

Fall

Spring

Pre-Med Elective: Any BCHM 300 level and above, any CHEM 300 level and above, any BIOL 300 level and above, or any from this list:

Year 3

Fall

Pre-Med Elective: Any BCHM 300 level and above, any CHEM 300 level and above, any BIOL 300 level and above, or any from this list:

Spring

Two Pre-Med Electives: Any BCHM 300 level and above, any CHEM 300 level and above, any BIOL 300 level and above, or any from this list:

MCAT

Typically taken after Junior Year

Before MCAT, you should take:

Year 4

Fall

BME Depth Elective: Students who are planning on taking the MCAT, must choose two additional depth electives from any of the other BME concentrations, except pre-health to meet the ABET 48 engineering credit hour requirement.

Spring

BME Depth Elective: Students who are planning on taking the MCAT, must choose two additional depth electives from any of the other BME concentrations, except pre-health to meet the ABET 48 engineering credit hour requirement.

General Education Elective (A, G, N, P)

General Education Elective (A, G, N, P)

AND

OR

BME Major Concentrations

Students are required to select an area of emphasis to gain more in-depth knowledge and specialty training in biomedical engineering.

Students must take any two courses from the list of courses prescribed in each concentration to declare their concentration. 

Courses from a concentration fulfill the BME Depth Electives.

Biomaterials and Bio-pharmaceutical Technology Concentration

(Choose two courses to declare this concentration)

Computational Biosystems Concentration

(Choose two courses to declare this concentration)

Biomedical Devices and Instrumentations Concentration (Choose two courses to declare this concentration)

Pre-Med Concentration

(Students who wish to complete the pre-med concentration, but are not planning on taking the MCAT, must complete two courses from the pre-med concentration below, in addition to any two engineering depth electives from the other three BME concentrations. The two additional engineering depth electives are required to meet the ABET 48 engineering credit hour requirement.)

Students who plan on taking the MCAT should follow the BME MCAT Preparation Guidesheet to complete the suggested courses prior to taking the MCAT Exam.