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Biomedical Engineering

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


I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in EGL 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: English (any course from 113-242, except 150, 210, and 212), History, Humanities, or Philosophy (not 105).  
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not 230, 231, or 240), Social Sciences (not 240), or Sociology (not 240).  
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.

II. Required courses for the Biomedical Engineering degree:

MAT 250 Calculus I MATH 151
MAT 251 Calculus II MATH 152
MAT 252 Calculus III MATH 251
MAT 262 Ordinary Differential Equations MATH 252
PHY 221 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 222 General Physics II PHYS 221
CSC 170/171 or Intro to Numerical Methods and C++ CS 104
CSC 170/172 or Intro to Numerical Methods and FORTRAN CS 104
CSC 170/173 Intro to Numerical Methods and JAVA CS 104
CSC 156 JAVA Computer Science I CS 201 (see note 1)
CHM 121 General College Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHM 122 General College Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHM 221 or 223
Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237 (see note 2)
BIO 231 Human Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 115 and 117
ENG 211  Analytical Mechanics (Statics) MMAE 200 (see note 2)
ENG 220 Engineering Circuit Analysis ECE 211
ENG 250 Introduction to Digital Systems ECE 218 (see note 3)

Note 1. Required only for the Medical Imaging track.
Note 2. Required only for the Cell and Tissue Engineering track.
Note 3. Required only for the Neural Engineering track.

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

Updated October 2018