Bioengineering Minor

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

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

2013-2014 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.