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Biomedical Engineering

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


I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in COM 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: History, Humanities, Literature, Philosophy (not PHIL 110 or 111), Art 110 or 205 - 209, Music 106 or 107, Theater 105, 107, 110 or 111, or COM 102
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics (not ECON 100), Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Social Science, or Sociology.
  • 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:

MTH 150 Calculus I / Analytic Geometry MATH 151
MTH 151 Calculus II / Analytic Geometry MATH 152
MTH 152 Calculus III / Analytic Geometry MATH 251
MTH 201 Differential Equations MATH 252
PHY 203 Mechanics PHYS 123
PHY 204 Heat, Electricity and Magnetism PHYS 221
PHY 205 Waves and Modern Physics PHYS 224 (see note 1)
CHM 131 Chemistry (University Oriented) I CHEM 124
CHM 132 Chemistry (University Oriented) II CHEM 125
CHM 203 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237 (see note 2)
BIO 115 Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 115 and 117
CSC 140 Introduction to Computer Science CS 104
CSC 240 Advanced Computer Programming CS 115 and 116 (see note 3)
EGN 201 Engineering Statics  MMAE 200 (see note 4)

Note 1) This course may be used as an elective for the Medical Imaging Track.

Note 2) 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 3) Required for the Medical Imaging Track only.

Note 4) Required for the Cell and Tissue Engineering Track only.

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

Updated October 2018