BS Biomedical Engineering (BME) 4-Year Curriculum Plan Fall 2017

First Year

Fall Semester

  • MATH 30 Calculus I  - 3
  • CHEM 1A General Chemistry - 5
  • ENGL 1A Composition I - 3
  • ENGR 10 Introduction to Engineering - 3

Semester Total - 14

Spring Semester

  • MATH 31 Calculus II - 4
  • CHEM 1B General Chemistry - 5
  • PHYS 50 Mechanics - 4
  • ENGL 1B Composition II - 3

Semester Total - 16

Second Year

Fall Semester

  • BIOL 30 Principles of Biology I - 4
  • MATH 32 Calculus III - 3
  • AMS 1A American Civilization - 6
  • BME 25 Introduction to BME Design - 3

Semester Total - 16

Spring Semester

  • CHEM 8 Organic Chemistry - 3
  • COMM 20 Oral Communication - 3
  • AMS 1B American Civilization - 6
  • MATH 123 Differential Equations and Linear Algebra / MATH 133A Ordinary Differential Equations - 3

Semester Total - 15

Third Year

Fall Semester

  • BME 115 Foundations of BME - 4
  • PHYS 51 Electricity/Magnetism - 4
  • BME 177 Physiology for Engineers - 3
  • CHEM 9 Organic Chemistry Lab - 1
  • BME 130 Computational Methods in BME - 3

Semester Total - 15

Spring Semester

  • MATE 25 Intro to Mat Engr - 3
  • ENGR 100W Engineering Reports - 3
  • BME 174 Biomedical Regulatory Requirements - 3
  • BME 117 Biotransport Phenomena - 3
  • CE 99 Introductory Statics - 2

Semester Total - 14

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

  • BME 198A Senior Project I - 2
  • ENGR 195A Global/Social Issues - 1
  • BME 147 Quantitative & Statistical Methods for BME - 3
  • BME 175 Biomaterials - 3
  • EE 98 Circuit Analysis - 3
  • Elective - 3

Semester Total - 15

SpringSemester

  • BME 198B Senior Project II - 2
  • ENGR195B Global/Social Issues - 1
  • BME 178 Biomedical Product Realization - 3
  • BME 167 Biomechanics - 3
  • Elective - 3
  • Elective - 3

Semester Total - 15

Total - 120

Footnotes

  1. Lower Division Core (LD core): Math 30*, Math 31*, Math 32*, Phys 50*, Phys 51, Chem 1A*, Chem 1B*, Biol 30*, Engr 10*, BME 25*, CE 99, MatE 25, and EE 98.  Those with an asterisk (*) must be completed with a GPA of ≥2.0, & no individual course grade < C- before enrolling in Junior Core classes.  The entire Lower Division Core, must be completed, also with a GPA of ≥ 2.0, & no individual course grade < than C- before enrolling in Senior Core classes. Co-enrollment of EE 98 with BME 198A is permitted.
  2. Math 133A or Math 123, BME 115, BME 117, BME 130, BME 174, BME 177, and Engr 100W. Must be completed with a GPA ≥ 2.0, and no individual course grade  < C- before enrolling in Senior core classes.
  3. BME 147, BME 167, BME 175, BME 178, BME 198A, and BME 198B.  The entire Senior Core must be completed with a GPA ≥ 2.0 and no individual course grade < C-.

For more information on these courses view the BS - Biomedical Engineering page in the SJSU Catalog.