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Biomedical Engineering

For students attending: Elgin Community 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 ENGLISH 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: History, Humanities (not 116),  International Studies, or Literature. 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (not 230, 231), Economics, Geography, Political Science (not 219), Psychology (not 201), or Sociology. 

II. Required courses for the Biomedical Engineering degree:

ECC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 190 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 210 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 230 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MTH 250 Introduction to Differential Equations MATH 252
CIS 123 Computer Science for Engineers CS 104
CIS 207 Java Programming CS 201 (see note 1)
PHY 211 Engineering Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 212 Engineering Physics II PHYS 221
CHM 142 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHM 143 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHM 234 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237 (see note 2)
EGR 152 Statics MMAE 200 (see note 2)

Note 1) Required only for the Medical Imaging Track.

Note 2) Required only for the Tissue Engineering Track.

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

Updated October 2018