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Biomedical Engineering

For students attending: Waubonsee 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 ENG 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: ART (100-106), ENG (211-265), HIS, HUM, PHL, or RLG.
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: ANT, ECN, GEO, IDS (110-220), PSC, PSY (NOT 200), SSC, or SOC. 
  • 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:

WCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 131 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 132 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 233 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MTH 240 Differential Equations MATH 252
CIS 115 Introduction to Programming CS 104
CHM 121 General Chemistry CHEM 124
CHM 122 Chemistry and Quantitative Analysis CHEM 125
CHM 231 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237 (See note 1)
CHM 232 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 (See note 2)
EGR 220 Analytical Mechanics - Statics MMAE 200 (See note 3)
PHY 221 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 222 General Physics II PHYS 221
PHY 223 General Physics III PHYS 224 (see note 4)
BIO 260 Human Structure and Function 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