BS Biomedical Engineering (BME) 4-Year Curriculum Plan Fall 2016

First Year

Fall Semester

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

Semester Total - 14

Spring Semester

  • MATH 31 Calculus II - 4
  • CHEM 1B General Chemistry (P) - 5
  • PHYS 50 Mechanics - 4
  • ENGL 1B Composition - 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
  • ME 20 Design & Graphics - 2

Semester Total - 15

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 95 Theory & Applications of Statics - 3

Semester Total - 15

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 1A*, Biol 1B*, Engr 10*, ME 20*, CE 99, MatE 25, and EE 98. Those with an astrerisk (*) 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. Junior Core: Math 133A*, BME 115*, BME 117*, BME 177*, Engr 100W*, Chem 112A. Those with an asterisk (*) must be completed with a GPA > 2.0 and no individual course grade < C- before enrolling in Senior core classes.
  3. Senior Core: ChE 162, Chem 112B, BME 173, BME 174, 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.