Minor in Biomedical Engineering


  • A Minor in Biomedical Engineering is earned through completion of 20 credits. ENG BE 209 is a required course for the minor, the remaining 16 credits are to be selected from among ENG BE courses at the 400-level and 500-level, including ENG EK 424. Students may also take ENG BE 700-level courses, by petition.
  • No more than 8 credits may overlap between a student’s major and minor.
  • A student must be at least a Sophomore and have a declared major on record in order to apply for a minor.
  • Students are expected to obtain the necessary background (pre-requisites or equivalents) to complete their chosen minor program.
  • A student’s Grade Point Average (GPA) across all 20 credits for the minor must be 2.00 or higher to earn the minor.
  • Applications for a Minor in Biomedical Engineering must be approved by the Associate Chair of Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Programs.
  • It is recommended that students interested in pursuing a Minor in Biomedical Engineering apply as early as possible in their degree program in order to facilitate course planning, but in no case later than October 1 of a student’s senior year.
  • Please note: The following courses overlap too much for credit to be given for more than one course from each list (1-8) below. Students are expected to complete the course appropriate to their major.
    1. ENG ME 403, ENG ME 404, ENG BE 402, ENG EC 402
    2. ENG ME 303, ENG BE 436
    3. ENG ME 441, ENG ME 515
    4. ENG ME 501, ENG EC 501
    5. ENG EK 102, ENG EK 103, CAS MA 142, CAS MA 242
    6. ENG BE 401, ENG BE 403, ENG EC 401
    7. ENG ME 366, ENG EC 381, ENG EK 381, ENG BE 200
    8. ENG ME 460, ENG ME 560