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Biomedical Engineering

For students attending: Harper College
Who plan to major in: Biomedical Engineering

Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding the course equivalencies below.

  1. GENERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM - Please consult the General Education section of the current IIT Bulletin for complete requirements.
    1. Basic Writing Proficiency - Students must show basic writing proficiency by receiving a satisfactory score on the Writing Proficiency Examination or by passing an English Composition course.
    2. Humanities - Choose one course from the following: HST 105, 111, 112, 141, 142, 151, 152, 212, 245, 261; HUM 101, 102, 104, 105, 120, 125; LIT 105, 110, 112, 115, 206, 207, 210, 215, 216, 217, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 231, 232, 241; or PHI 105, 115, 120, 150, 160, 170, 180, 190, 205, 210, 220, 231, 232.
    3. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following: ANT 101, 202, 203, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210; ECO 200, 210, 211, 212; GEG 100, 101, 103, 104, 210; PSC 101, 220, 250, 260, 270, 280; PSY 101, 210, 216, 217, 218, 220, 225, 228, 230, 235, 245; or SOC 101, 120, 205, 210, 215, 230, 235.
    4. Choose one course from section B or section C or from the following: ART 114, 130, 131, 132; HST 121, 153, 210, 214, 219, 231, 232, 241, 242, 243; HUM 103, 110; LIT 208, 219; LNG 105, 205; or MUS 103, 104, 120; PHI 101, 102.
  2. EQUIVALENCIES - Following is a list of courses that will transfer into the Biomedical Engineering program at IIT and their direct equivalents at Harper College:
HARPER COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 200 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 201 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 202 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MTH 212 Differential Equations MATH 252
PHY 201 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 202 and 203 General Physics II and III PHYS 221 and 223
CIS 168 or JAVA Programming I CS 115 and 116 or
CSC 214 Introduction to JAVA Programming CS 115 and 116
EGR 210 Analytical Mechanics (Statics) MMAE 200 (see note 1)
EGR 260 Introduction to Circuit Analysis ECE 215 (see note 1)
EGR 260, 262 and 270 Introduction to Circuit Analysis, Electrical Circuits Laboratory and Introduction to Digital Systems ECE 211 and 218 (see note 2)
CHM 121 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHM 122 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHM 204 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237 (see note 1)
CHM 205 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 (see note 1)
BIO 160 Human Anatomy BIOL 115 and 117

Note 1. Required for the Cell and Tissue Engineering and Medical Imaging tracks.
Note 2. Required for the Medical Imaging track.