Bioengineering Minor

U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering
Department of Bioengineering and Software Engineering

http://www.fgcu.edu/eng/bioengineeringminor.asp

2014-2015 Catalog Year

Admission Requirements

  • Students must meet with a college advisor to declare a minor and review the course requirements.
  • A grade of C or higher is required in all courses for the minor.
  • A minimum of 12 credit hours of the minor must be completed at FGCU.
  • Students desiring certification of a minor and designation on their academic transcript must:
    • Note the minor on the Application for Graduation.
    • Contact a college advisor to certify completion of all course requirements for the declared minor as listed below.

Requirements

Complete:

  • MAP 2302 Differential Equations (3)

Complete:

  • BME 3403C Human Physiology for Engineers I (3) and BME 3404C Human Physiology for Engineers II (3)
    or
  • PCB 3703C Human Physiology (3)
    or
  • PCB 3723C Comparative Animal Physiology (3)

Electives (12 hours minimum) - Students are advised to complete one of the following sequences:

Students interested in Biomaterials and Biomechanics complete:

  • BME 3100C Introduction to Biomaterials (3)
  • BME 4211C Biomechanics (3)
  • EGM 3420C Engineering Mechanics (4)
  • EGN 3331C Mechanics of Materials (3)

Students interested in Biofluid Mechanics and Biotransport Phenomena complete:

  • BME 3261C Biofluid Mechanics (3)
  • BME 4632C Biotransport Phenomena (3)
  • EGM 3420C Engineering Mechanics (4)
  • EGN 3331C Mechanics of Materials (3)

Students interested in Bioengineering Applications in Electricity and Medical Instrumentation complete:

  • BME 4503C Biomedical Instrumentation
  • BME 4504C Bioelectricity (3)
  • BME 3506C Circuits for Bioengineers (3)
  • BME 3507C Signals Syst Bioengineers (3)

Engineering majors interested Bioengineering Design and Product Development complete:

  • BME 3100C Introduction to Biomaterials (3)
  • BME 4211C Biomechanics (3)
  • BME 4722 Health Care Engineering (3)
  • BME 4800C Bioengineering Product Design (3)

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED:   18-22 HRS

Transfer Notes and Acceptable Substitutes

Transfer credits will ordinarily be accepted from regionally accredited institutions and evaluated for appropriate credit toward requirements in the student's degree program.

The information contained in this catalog excerpt is intended for informational purposes only. Every effort is made to provide this information as accurately as possible at the time of publication; however, the university reserves the right to revise any section or part without notice or obligation.
Printed on: 8/29/2014.