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B.S. in Biomedical Engineering

The core biomedical engineering program requires 133 semester credit hours for graduation. Topics cover 30 credits of general math/science, 27 credits of core engineering coursework, and an addition 46 hours of major-specific requirements.

The sample 4-year program includes a built-in minor in mathematics.  A minor is required for graduation at Marian University.

Sample 4-Year Biomedical Engineering Curriculum*

Sample Engineering Courses

General Math and Science Requirements (30 hours)

  • MAT 230 Calculus I
  • MAT 231 Calculus II
  • MAT 305 Calculus III
  • MAT 310 Linear Algebra
  • MAT 315 Differential Equations
  • CHE 140 General Chemistry I
  • CHE 141L General Chemistry I Lab
  • PHY 201 University Physics I
  • PHY 202 University Physics II

Engineering Core Requirements (27 hours)

  • EGR 101 Introduction to Engineering
  • EGR 151 Programming for Engineers
  • EGR 155 Intro Computer Aided Design
  • EGR 221Engineering Mechanics: Statics
  • EGR 241 Linear Circuit Analysis
  • EGR 261 Engineering Thermodynamics
  • *EGR 301 Global Engineering
  • EGR 317 Engineering Economics
  • EGR 490Engineering Senior Design

Biomedical Engineering Requirements
(9 hours in Biology, 4 additional hours in Chemistry and 33 hours
in BME/EGR courses totaling 46 hours)

  • BIO 204 Cell Biology
  • BIO 204L Cell Biology Lab
  • BIO 334 Human Medical Physiology
  • CHE 142 General Chemistry II
  • CHE 143L General Chemistry II Lab
  • EGR 326 Engineering Statistics
  • EGR 365 Fluid Mechanics
  • EGR 451 Control Systems
  • BME 226 Biomechanics
  • BME 302 Biomaterials
  • BME 350 Bioinstrumentation
  • BME 352 Biosignals and Systems
  • BME 366 Biotransport
  • BME 492 Senior Design II
  • BME Elective

This plan is only a sample and will vary by student and course availability. 

A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and a minimum 2.0 major GPA are required for graduation. To meet degree requirements, some disciplines require higher grades in each course or a higher cumulative GPA.

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