PhD Concentration in Biomedical Engineering

Core Program Requirement: 4 Cr.

Course Number Course Title Credits
5000 Engineering Analysis I 4 Cr.

Cross-Listed Courses with Biomedical Engineering:

Course Number Course Title Credits Prereqs
5100 (BME 5010) Engineering Physiology 4 Cr.  
5160 (BME 5210) Musculoskeletal Biomechanics 4 Cr. BME 5010 or BMS 5550
5170 (BME 5570) Design of Human Rehabilitation Systems 4 Cr.  
5180 (BME 5370) Introduction to Biomaterials 4 Cr. BE 1300 and BME 5010 or BMS 6550
6180 (BME 6480) Biomedical Instrumentation 4 Cr.  
7100 (BME 7100) Mathematical Modeling in Impact Biomechanics 4 Cr ME 3400 and BME 5010 or BMS 6550
7160 (BME 7160) Impact Biomechanics 4 Cr BME 5010 or BMS 6550
7180 (BME 7300) Advanced Topics in Biomaterials and Tissue Biomechanics 4 Cr BME 5210 or BME 5370
7195 (BME 7210) Tissue Biomechanics 4 Cr BME 5010 or BMS 6550; BME 5020, BME 5210

Ph.D Program

Course Number Course Title Credits Prereqs
9990 Pre-Doctoral Candidacy Research 1-8 Cr. (Max 10) Consent of department
9991 Doctoral Candidate Status I: Dissertation Research and Direction 7.5 Cr. Consent of dissertation advisor
9992 Doctoral Candidate Status II: Dissertation Research and Direction 7.5 Cr. Consent of dissertation advisor, 9991
9993 Doctoral Candidate Status III: Dissertation Research and Direction 7.5 Cr. Consent of dissertation advisor, 9992
9994 Doctoral Candidate Status IV: Dissertation Research and Direction 7.5 Cr. Consent of dissertation advisor, 9993
9995 Candidate Maintenance Status: Doctoral Dissertation Research and Direction 7.5 Cr. Consent of dissertation advisor, completion of 30 credits in 9991-9994

Directed Study Courses: 4 Cr.

Course Number Course Name Credits Prereq
7900 National Design Competition Projects 1-4 Cr. Written consent of director of Graduate student's coordinator
7996 Directed Study 1-4 Cr. Written consent of director of Graduate student's coordinator and chairperson

Internship in Industry: 3 Cr. (Optional)

Course Number Course Name Credits
6991 Internship in Industry 1 cr. per semester, for a max of 3 semesters per OISS/CPT rule. Does not count towards the 32 credit requirement. Students are eligible to enroll in ME 6991 after successfully completing 16 credits in their Graduate program.