B.S. in Biomedical Engineering

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
First Year Experience 4
Academic Foundations
English Composition requirement6
Mathematics requirement3
Calculus I
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Distributive Requirements
Science requirement6
General Biology
General Chemistry I
Behavioral & Social Science requirement6
Principles of Economics (Micro)
Humanities requirement6
Introduction to Ethics
Arts requirement3
Additional Baccalaureate Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Ethics requirement3
Major and Major-Related Courses
BME 110Introduction to Biomedical Engineering3
BME 120Introduction to Computer Aided Engineering Design3
MAT 125Introduction to Statistics and Probability3
PHY 170Physics I4
PHY 180Physics II4
BME 220Statics3
BME 230Dynamics3
CHE 230Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry3
BIO 265Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers4
BME 310Engineering Thermodynamics3
BME 315Biomedical Engineering Laboratory I2
BME 325Biomedical Engineering Laboratory II2
BME 335Biomaterials3
BME 345Biotransport Phenomena4
BME 355Biomedical Instrumentation3
BME 365Biomechanics3
BME 401Senior Seminar I1
BME 402Senior Seminar II1
BME 420Senior Design II1
BME 450Regulatory and GMP3
Major Electives9
Select 9 credit of BME electives.
Related Cognates
MAT 162Calculus II4
MAT 261Calculus III4
MAT 315Differential Equations and Linear Algebra3
CHE 104General Chemistry II3
CRL 103General Chemistry I Lab1
CRL 104General Chemistry II Lab1
Capstone Requirement
BME 410Senior Design I 13
Total Minimum Credits Required125

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredits
BME 110 Introduction to Biomedical Engineering 3
MAT 161 Calculus I 4
CHE 103 General Chemistry I 3
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
FYE 100G First Year Experience - STEM 4
 Credits17
Spring
BME 120 Introduction to Computer Aided Engineering Design 3
MAT 162 Calculus II 4
CRL 103 General Chemistry I Lab 1
CHE 104 General Chemistry II 3
PHY 170 Physics I 4
 Credits15
Year Two
Fall
BME 220 Statics 3
MAT 261 Calculus III 4
BIO 110 General Biology 3
PHY 180 Physics II 4
CRL 104 General Chemistry II Lab 1
 Credits15
Spring
BME 230 Dynamics 3
MAT 315 Differential Equations and Linear Algebra 3
BIO 265 Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers 4
CHE 230 Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry 3
WRT 2XX200-level WRT course 3
 Credits16
Year Three
Fall
BME 310 Engineering Thermodynamics 3
BME 315 Biomedical Engineering Laboratory I 2
BME 335 Biomaterials 3
MAT 125 Introduction to Statistics and Probability 3
PHI 180 Introduction to Ethics 3
ECO 112 Principles of Economics (Micro) 3
 Credits17
Spring
BME 325 Biomedical Engineering Laboratory II 2
BME 345 Biotransport Phenomena 4
BME 355 Biomedical Instrumentation 3
BME 365 Biomechanics 3
Humanities Gen Ed 3
 Credits15
Year Four
Fall
BME 401 Senior Seminar I 1
BME 410 Senior Design I 3
BME 450 Regulatory and GMP 3
BME XXXTech. Elective I 3
Arts Gen Ed 3
Interdisciplinary Gen Ed 3
 Credits16
Spring
BME 402 Senior Seminar II 1
BME 420 Senior Design II 1
BME XXXTech. Elective II 3
BME XXXTech. Elective III 3
Diverse Communities Gen Ed 3
Behavioral & Social Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits14
 Total Credits125