Core GPA Requirements

The Lower Division Core for Biomedical Engineering majors

The Lower Division Core is defined as the following set of courses or their equivalents taken at other colleges:

  • Math 30,* Math 31,* and Math 32*

  • Chem 1A* and Chem 1B*

  • Phys 50* and Phys 51*

  • Biol 30*

  • BME 25*

  • Engr 10,* CE 99, MatE 25, and EE 98

The Lower Division Core (LD Core) must be satisfied with a GPA of 2.0 or better in order to graduate.

Those with an asterisk (*) must be completed with a GPA of ≥2.0, and 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.

The Junior Core for Biomedical Engineering Majors

The Junior Core:  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.

The Senior Core for Biomedical Engineering Majors

The Junior Core must be satisfied before enrolling in the Senior Core courses which consist of:  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-.