2011-2013 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog (with addenda) 
    
    Aug 24, 2019  
2011-2013 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biomedical Engineering, Bioinstrumentation Track, M.S.


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The Curriculum


Requirements for the Master of Science

Each track within the BME MS program includes two options. The first specifies course requirements that include a thesis option and a second that specifies courses only. Students who choose the master’s thesis option must register for at least 3 credits of BE 997x  and then write and defend a master’s thesis according to Institute guidelines. Those students electing the thesis option will also be required to take CM 5040 : Chemical Lab Safety.

Biomedical Engineering—Bioinstrumentation Track


To meet graduation requirements, students must achieve an overall B average in all courses (including MS thesis, research or guided studies) and must not have more than two grades of C in required (core) subjects.

Listed below are required (core) courses for students in the Bioinstrumentation track that fulfill the requirements for an MS in Biomedical Engineering. Two options are presented, one for students electing the thesis option.

Electives


  • See List below 3-9 Credits *

Research


Total Credits: 30


In addition


Once per year, biomedical engineering MS students must register for Colloquium in Biomedical Engineering (BE 9730 , 0 credits) and Seminar in Biomedical Engineering (BE 9740 , 0 credits).

For all students in the Bioinstrumentation track, the remaining 6 credits must be selected from the list of course electives, unless permission is granted by the biomedical engineering graduate adviser to substitute a course not listed below. Alternatively, students also may elect to take one or two biomedical engineering research courses (BE 873x ) without writing a thesis.

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