BS in Biomedical Engineering Courses

Biomedical labs

A total of 129 hours are required to earn a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering. The hours include 15 hours associated with elected concentration area: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Research Engineering.

General Education Requirements – 39 credit hours

ENG 133 Technical Communications
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
SP 203 Effective Speaking
PHL 313 Ethics
Humanities or Social Science Elective
Social Sciences Elective
MA 134 Calculus I
MA 164 Calculus II
CH 104 General Chemistry I and CH 114 General Chemistry II
OR  CH 155 Advanced Honors General Chemistry
PH 224 University Physics I
PH 234 University Physics II

Program Requirements - 76 credit hours

GE 101 Introduction to Engineering
ES 141 Biology for Engineers OR Bio 114 Principles of Biology I
ES 213 Statics
ES 233 Engineering Materials
ES 382 Engineering Economics
ES 313 Thermodynamics
ECE 213 Circuit Analysis
ECE 211 Circuit Analysis Lab
BME 2011 Intro to BME Programming MATLAB
BME 2012 Intro to Biomedical Engineering
BME 2401 BME Design and Manufacturing Lab
BME 2402 BME Design and Manufacturing
BME 3003 Musculoskeletal Biomechanics
BME 3103 Biomaterials
BME 3203 Biomedical Engineering Laboratory Techniques
BME 3212 Biomedical Engineering Research Techniques
BME 3223 Biostatistics and Probabilty
BME 4403 Biomedical Engineering Measurement/Instrumentation I
BME 4413 Biomedical Engineering Measurement/Instrumentation II
BME 4503 Tissue Engineering
BME 4603 Biofluid Mechanics
BME 4613 Biological Mass and Energy Transport
BME 4853 Biomedical Engineering Design I
BME 4863 Biomedical Engineering Design II
Unrestrictive Electives - 3 credit hours

Concentration Areas: (Choose one of the following three concentrations) - 15 credit hours

Research Engineering (Health Sciences) Concentration
CH 204 Organic Chemistry I 
BIO 324 Microbiology OR CH 214 Organic Chemistry II
BIO 434 Biochemistry
BME XXX3 BME Elective - BME 4003 ADV Biomechanics, BME 4213 Introduction to BioMEMS, BME 4303 Biochemical Engineering, , BME 490X Special Topics in BME

Electrical Engineering Concentration
CS 1113 Object Oriented JAVA
ECE 263 Digital Systems
ECE 261 Digital Systems Lab
ECE 273 Microcontrollers
ECE 271 Microcontrollers Lab
ECE 323 Electromagnetic Fields
BME XXX1 or ECE XXX1 Elective

Mechanical Engineering Concentration
EGR 143 Engineering Graphics
ES 243 Solid Mechanics
MAE 373 Computer-Aided Machine Design
BME 4003 ADV Biomechanics
BME XXX3 BME Elective -  BME 4213 Introduction to BioMEMS, BME 4303 Biochemical Engineering, BME 490X Special Topics in BME

Additional Requirements - 14 credit hours

MA 213 Calculus III
MA 233 Differential Equations
BIO 384 / BIO 284L Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 394 / BIO 394L Anatomy and Physiology II

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.

Mission and Objectives

The mission of the biomedical engineering program at Trine University is to enable students to become productive biomedical engineers, to advance to leadership roles in the profession, and to provide service to society.

To satisfy the mission, the department has established the following educational objectives:

  1. to provide graduates with high quality preparation for the practice of biomedical engineering and related disciplines at the professional level;
  2. to offer graduates opportunities to pursue graduate studies, lifelong learning, and to offer services to their professions; and
  3. to provide graduates who are able to supply technical expertise and engineering education services to industry and the community.