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Biomedical Engineering

For students attending: City Colleges of Chicago
Who plan to major in: Biomedical Engineering


I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLISH 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: Comparative Religion, Fine Arts, History, Humanities, Literature, or Philosophy (not PHIL 105).  
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics (not ECON 133), Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not PSYCH 240), Social Sciences, or Sociology. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.

II. Required courses for the Biomedical Engineering degree:

MATH 207 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATH 208 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MATH 209 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MATH 210 Differential Equations MATH 252
ENGR 190 Computer Applications in Engineering CS 104
ENGR 215 Electrical Circuit Analysis ECE 211
PHYS 235 Mechanics & Wave Motion PHYS 123
PHYS 236 Electricity & Magnetism PHYS 221
PHYS 237 Heat, Light and Modern Physics PHYS 224 (see note 3)
PHYS 215 or ENGR 206 Statics or Elements of Mechanics: Statics MMAE 200 (see note 1)
CHEM 201 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHEM 203 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHEM 205 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237 (see notes 1 & 2)
CHEM 207 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 (see note 2)
BIOL 115 Human Biology BIOL 115 and 117

Note 1. Required only for the Cell and Tissue Engineering track.

Note 2. Can be used as an elective in the Medical Imaging and Neural Engineering tracks.

Note 3. Can be used as an elective in the Medical Imaging Track.

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

Updated October 2018