Biomedical Engineering Minor

Biomedical engineers solve problems in medicine and biology by applying engineering principles to gain new insights into the function of the human body, and design devices, materials, and interventions that can improve human health, performance, and quality of life.

One of the fastest growing engineering fields, projected job growth for Biomedical Engineers is 23% over the next decade. Median annual salary in 2015 was $86,220. (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Read: “Is there a future in biomedical engineering?” (Quora)


7 courses 

Required Courses (2)

Elective Course List A (Choose 1)

Elective Course List B (Choose 3)

SDURIS (Senior Design, Undergraduate Research, or Independent Study) on a topic relevant to biomedical engineering may be used for a total of 3 credits (1 course) of electives from List B.

Graduate courses require additional permissions.

Ethics Requirement (1)

Any course (3-credit minimum) that satisfies an ethics elective requirement in the curriculum of the student's major.
Graduate courses require additional permissions.


For more information, please contact Dr. Jens Karlsson, Director of the Biomedical Engineering Minor Program.

About the Bio Minors

Students can only obtain either the biochemical engineering or biomedical engineering minors.