Curriculum tracks and course requirements

Curriculum tracks


Overall general requirements for M.S. Degree

  • 7000 and above level requirement (6/9 credits for thesis/non thesis)
  • BME 8070 and 7990/7996 do not count toward 7000 requirement
  • Maximum of 12 credits of non BME courses
  • Maximum of 4 credits in BME 5990, BME7990 or BME7996 
  • Maximum of 4 credits in BME 6991
  • Courses from certain colleges and departments do not count toward BME degree; these include Colleges of Business, Law, and Education.
  • View MS Thesis Timeline

Total credits for graduation

  • 32 for thesis degree plan
  • 34 for non-thesis degree plan

Core courses

  • 9 credits of core courses (BME 5010 (Quant Physiol, BME5020, BME8070) are required for Thesis/Non-Thesis degree plan.

Track related required courses (min. 12 credits)

  • all students in this track will take min of 12 credits from the required course list

Non-thesis-1 extra track related required/elective course

  • a non-thesis student will take one more course from the track related- required or elective course list

Requirement for required courses

  1. Required course list consist of maximum 8 courses
  2. Courses directly related to track area (a lay man can identify these courses to be track related)
  3. A combination of 5 xxx and 7 xxx courses
  4. Required course must be offered fairly regularly (annually and biannually)

Requirement for Elective Courses

  • 1 broad but track courses

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