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Curriculum Overview

The bioengineering master's program has two components: an interdisciplinary core curriculum, including one class outside of students' chosen sub-specialty to increase the breadth of bioengineering knowledge; and courses required by the department for students' chosen track. Master's degrees require a minimum of 30 SHUs and the fulfillment of at least 10 courses with grades of S (satisfactory) or at least a B-.

The bioengineering master's program has six tracks:

Core curriculum (Total 12 SHUs)
Choose 1 (3 SHUs) BME 162: Molecular Biotechnology (3 SHUs)
CHBE 162: Molecular Biotechnology (3 SHUs)
BIO 162: Molecular Biotechnology (3 SHUs)
BIO 105: Molecular Biology (3 SHUs)
Seminar (Total 3 SHUs)

BioE291: Bioengineering Seminar (2 SHUs)
BioE292: Bioengineering Seminar (1 SHU)
Choose 1 (3 SHUs)



Special Topics:

CHBE 194: Data Science in Biotechnology (3 SHUs)
CHBE 170: Design of Experiments (3 SHUs)
EE 104: Probabilistic Systems Analysisยง (3 SHUs)
BME 143: Biological Systems Analysis (3 SHUs)
Choose 1 (3 SHUs):
Breadth requirement
One course from another track in the
Bioengineering Master's Program (3 SHUs)1

§Additional Math selections may be substituted for EE-104 by petition of the admission committee, BME-143-01 (Biological Systems Analysis) or CHBE-170 (Design And Analysis Of Experiments).

1Advisor approval is required.

Core Course Information

Hover over the course names to get a more complete description of the classes. As always, please consult the Student Information System website for exact times and dates of all classes offered below.