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Biomedical Engineering

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

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENG 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: ART 121-131, ENG 211 and above, HIST, HUMAN or PHILO (not 203). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: ANTHR, ECON, GEOG, POLSC, PSYCH, SOCSC, or SOCIO. 
  • 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:

PSC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 171 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATH 172 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MATH 173 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MATH 210 Differential Equations MATH 252
CHEM 110 General Chemistry I  CHEM 124
CHEM 130 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHEM 203 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237 (See note 1)
CHEM 204 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 (See note 2)
ENGR 210 Statics MMAE 200 (See note 3)
PHYSI 210 University Physics I PHYS 123
PHYSI 220 University Physics II PHYS 221
PHYSI 230 University Physics III PHYS 224 (See note 4)
ITPRG 144  C++ Programming I  CS 104
BIOL 221 Human Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 115 and 117

Note 1)  This course is required for the Cell and Tissue Engineering Track. It may be used as an elective in the Medical Imaging Track or Neural Engineering Track.

Note 2) This course may be used as an elective in the Neural Engineering Track.

Note 3) This course is required for the Cell and Tissue Engineering Track.

Note 4) This course may be used as an elective for the Medical Imaging Track.

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

Updated October 2018