Biomedical Engineering (BS) (14BMEBS)

Critical Path Courses – Identify using the code (CP) which courses are considered critical path courses which represent specific major
requirements that are predictive of student success in a given program/plan. Place the (CP) next to the credit hours for the course.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 101 Chemistry, A Molecular Science1,2 3 CH 201 Chemistry: A Quantitative Science 3
CH 102 General Chemistry Lab1,2 1 CH 202 Quantitative Chemistry Lab 1
E 101 Introduction to Engr & Prob Solv 1,2 1(CP) MA 241 Calculus II 1,2 4(CP)
E 115 Intro to Computing Environ 1,2 1(CP) PY 205 Physics for Engineers
& Scientists I 1,2
3(CP)
ENG 101 Academic Writing and Research 1,3 4(CP) PY 206 Physics for Engineers
& Scientists I Lab 1,2
1(CP)
MA 141 Calculus I 1,2 4(CP) E 102 Engineering in the 21st Century 2
HESF 1** Fitness and Wellness Course E 1 EC 205 Fundamentals of Economics D
(or EC 201 or ARE 201)
3
15 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
BME/BMME4,5 201 Comp Meth in BME 3(CP) BIO 183 Intro Biol: Cellular & Molecular 4
BME/BMME4,5 209 Introduction to the
Materials Science of Biomaterials
4(CP) BME/BMME4,5 205 Intro to Biomedical
Mechanics
4(CP)
BME/BMME4,5 298 BME Design and Manufacturing 1 2(CP) BME/BMME4,5 207 Biomedical Electronics 4(CP)
MA 242 Calculus III 4 CH 221 Organic Chem I 3
PY 208 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II 3(CP) CH 222 Organic Chem I Lab 1
PY 209 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II Lab 1(CP)

 

 

17 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
BME/BMME4,5 301 Human Physiology:
Electrical Analysis
4 BME/BMME4,5 302 Human Physiology:
Mechanical Analysis
4
MA 341 Applied Diff Equations or
MA 331 Differential Equations for the
Life Sciences
3 BME/BMME4,5 3*5 Gateway 2 3
BME/BMME4,5 3*5 BME Gateway 1 3 BME/BMME4,5 3*5 Gateway 3 3
*** *** Engineering Elective7 3 BME/BMME4,5 398 BME Design
and Manufacturing II
2
*** *** GEP Requirement* 3 *** *** GEP Requirement* 3
16 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
BME 451 BME Senior Design I or
BMME 697 BME Senior Design I
3 BME 452 BME Senior Design II or
BMME 698 BME Senior Design II
3
BME Specialty Elective 18 3 BME Specialty Elective 38 3
BME Specialty Elective 28 3 BME Specialty Elective 48 3
*** *** GEP Requirement* 3 *** *** GEP Requirement* 3
*** *** GEP Requirement* 3 HESF *** Physical Education
/ Healthy Living*
1
15 15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K: 124

 Major/Program requirements and footnotes

1Required course for admission to the program
2Grade of C or higher required
3Grade of C- or higher required
4BME/BMME indicates the class is taught BME XXX on the NC State campus in the semester shown and as BMME XXX on the UNC campus and the alternate semester.
5Additional options available on the degree audit for students with credit from the previous curriculum, transfer credit,
double majors, study abroad credit or similar experience.
6Take three gateway electives to meet the pre-requisites for 2 specialization areas
7Any 300 or greater level engineering course
8Take four Specialty Electives from no more than two specialization areas

 

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Fulfilled as part of the Major requirements.       
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Fulfilled as part of the Major requirements.     
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list.
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose 3 credits from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list in a discipline other than Economics. Economics 205 (or EC 201 or ARE 201), taken as part of the Major requirements, satisfies 3 credit hours needed to fulfill the GEP Social Science Requirement.
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
 XX   Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list.  
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite.   
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite.
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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