Department of Electrical Engineering

Biomedical Option

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The biomedical option within the electrical engineering degree program allows graduates to pursue a career in the biomedical engineering discipline or to pursue a graduate degree in biomedical engineering.  With 15 course credit hours beyond the 122 required for the degree, graduates are eligible to apply to a post graduate medical degree program. Students will also be able to practice and become licensed as electrical engineers since they graduate from an ABET, Inc. accredited electrical engineering program. 


Program: Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering
Major: Electrical Engineering with Biomedical Option

The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this major.

 1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".

The following courses are not required for the Biomedical Option major; however, they are recommended for application to an advanced medical degree program:

Semester Course Number Course Name Credits
Sophomore Fall BIOL 3034 Genetics* 4
Sophomore Spring CHEM 3264 Mechanistic Organic Chemistry* 4
Junior Fall CHEM 3344 Principles of Biochemistry* 4
Senior Spring BIOL 4033 Cell Biology* 3
Total     15