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Biomedical Engineering Minor

The biomedical engineering minor is an interdisciplinary program that is designed to prepare students with majors in engineering, kinesiology, or the natural sciences for bioengineering graduate school, medical school, or careers in the biomedical industry

Program Coordinator
Trevor Lujan, Ph.D.
trevorlujan@boisestate.edu

 Advisors

Biology: Jorcyk, Oxford, Rohn, Serpe, Smith, Tinker, Wingett, Yu
Chemistry: Charlier, Cornell, Schimpf, Shadle, Warner
Engineering: Barney Smith, Butt, Callahan, Fitzpatrick, Frary, Gardner, Guarino, Hughes, Knowlton, Lujan, Moll, Mullner, Tennyson, Uzer
Kinesiology: McChesney, Pfeiffer, Simonson
Physics: Kim 

Biomedical Engineering Minor
Course Number and Title Credits
BIOL 191 General Biology I 4
BIOL/ME/MSE 477 Biomaterials 3
ENGR 210 Engineering Statics* 3
ME 112 Introduction to Biomedical Engineering 1
ME 356 Introduction to Solid Biomechanics 3
One of the following science courses:
BIOL 227 Human Anatomy and Physiology
CHEM 301-302 Survey of Organic Chemistry & Lab
CHEM 307, 308 Organic Chemistry I and Lab
4-5
One of the following engineering courses:
ENGR 220 Engineering Dynamics
MSE 245 Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering
3
One of the following electives:
BIOL 192 General Biology II
BIOL 227-228 Human Anatomy and Physiology
BIOL 301 Cell Biology
CHEM 307, 308 Organic Chemistry I and Lab
CHEM 309, 310 Organic Chemistry II and Lab
CHEM 431 Biochemistry I
ECE 457 Digital Image Processing
KINES 270 Applied Anatomy and Lab
KINES 370, 371 Biomechanics and Lab
MSE 488 Environmental Degradation of Materials
MSE 497 Synthetic Biomolecular Engineering
PHYS 307 Introduction to Biophysics
3-5
Total 24-27
*NOTE: ENGR 210 requires MATH 170 and PHYS 211 as prerequisites.

2016-2017 catalog