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ENG BE 791: PhD Biomedical Engineering Laboratory Rotation System
Undergraduate Prerequisites: PhD standing in biomedical engineering.
This course allows PhD students to take part in a laboratory rotation system. During these rotations, students become familiar with research activity within departmental laboratories that are of interest to them. These rotations help students identify the laboratory in which they will perform their dissertation research. Postbachelor's PhD students must complete three rotations: one in their first semester of matriculation, and two in their second semester. Post- master's PhD students must complete a minimum of two rotations, one of which must be in their first semester of matriculation. Normally each rotation will last up to seven weeks. Variable cr.
ENG BE 792: Critical Literature Review
Undergraduate Prerequisites: First year BME PhD graduate students only.
Peer-reviewed publications in the area of biomedical engineering will be critically evaluated. Scientific ethics and the process of review and publication of manuscripts will be discussed. The classes will be a mix of didactic information and group discussion. Methodological issues covered will include study design, techniques used, and interpretation of research findings. Students completing this course will understand the principles underlying preparation and publication of scientific manuscripts and will be able to apply these principles as they read the scientific literature. 2 cr
ENG BE 801: Teaching Practicum
Undergraduate Prerequisites: Students must be in the BME PhD program.
This course cannot be used to meet the structured course requirements. Practical teaching experience for an assigned course, includes some combination of running discussion sections, managing laboratory sections, providing some lectures, preparing homework and solution sets, exams, and grading. Attend lectures/seminars on best teaching practices. 4 cr
ENG BE 802: Teaching Practicum II
Practical teaching experience. 4 cr
ENG BE 900: Research
Undergraduate Prerequisites: Graduate standing.
Participation in a research project under the direction of a faculty advisor. Includes research leading to the development of an MS thesis proposal or PhD prospectus, as well as the work necessary to generate an original MS thesis or PhD dissertation. Variable cr
ENG BE 951: Independent Study
Undergraduate Prerequisites: By petition only.
A course of reading under the direction of a faculty advisor covering subject matter not available in a lecture course. Final report or examination normally required. Variable cr