Biomedical Neural Engineering

Sample Program

This sample program plan gives you a possible overview of the types of courses a student would take each semester of the Biomedical Engineering (Neural) program at Wheaton College.

PLEASE NOTE: This program plan is for guidance only. Graduation requirements are found in the course catalog.

Sample Program Plan for Biomedical Neural Engineering

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Semester 1: Fall

Number School Subject Hours
CORE 101 WC First Year Seminar 4
MATH 235 WC Calculus I 4
PHYS 231 WC Introductory Physics I 4
ENGR 101 WC Introduction to Engineering 1
CHEM 231 WC General Chemistry I 4

Total: 17 Credits

Semester 2: Spring

Number School Subject Hours
ENGW WC Writing (0-4) 4
COMM WC Oral Communication (0-2) 2
MATH 236 WC Calculus II 4
PHYS 232 WC Introductory Physics II 4
CHEM 232 WC General Chemistry II 4

Total: 18 Credits

Semester 3: Fall

Number School Subject Hours
SELECT WC Old Testament Literature 4
LANG WC World Languages 4
SELECT WC Thematic Core (1 of 3) 4
ENGR 334 WC Computer Modeling of Physical Systems 2
CHEM 341 WC Organic Chemistry I* 4

Total: 18 Credits

Semester 4: Spring

Number School Subject Hours
BITH WC New Testament Literature 4
SELECT WC Visual & Performing Arts (1 of 2) 2
MATH 333 WC Differential Equations 4
CORE 3xx WC Advanced Seminar (with Thematic Core tag) 4
CHEM 342 WC Organic Chemistry II* 4

Total: 18 Credits

Semester 5: Fall

Number School Subject Hours
SELECT WC Christian Thought 4
SELECT WC Thematic Core (2 of 3) 4
SELECT WC Thematic Core (3 of 3) 4
MATH 237 WC Calculus III 4

Total: 16 Credits

Semester 6: Spring

Number School Subject Hours
SELECT WC Visual & Performing Arts (2 of 2) 2
ENGR 494 WC Engineering Ethics Capstone 2
BIOL 115 Illinois Tech Human Biology 3
BIOL 117 Illinois Tech Human Biology Laboratory 1
BME 315 Illinois Tech Instrumentation & Measurement Laboratory 2
ECE 211 Illinois Tech Circuit Analysis 1 3
ECE 218 Illinois Tech Digital Systems 4

Total: 17 Credits

Credit Hours in 3 Years: 104

Semester 7: Fall

Number School Subject Hours
BME 100 Illinois Tech Introduction to the Profession 2
BME 309 Illinois Tech Biomedical Imaging & Sensing 3
ECE 308 Illinois Tech Signals and Systems 3
BME 422 Illinois Tech Mathematical Methods for Biomedical Engineers 3
BME 433 Illinois Tech Biomedical Application of Statistics 3
ECE 213 Illinois Tech Circuit Analysis 2 4

Total: 18 Credits

Semester 8: Spring

Number School Subject Hours
BME 310 Illinois Tech Biomaterials 3
BME 325 Illinois Tech Bioelectronics Laboratory 1
BME 443 Illinois Tech Biomedical Instrumentation & Electronics 3
BME Illinois Tech Technical Elective 1 3
IPRO Illinois Tech IPRO Elective 1 3

Total: 13 Credits

Semester 9: Fall

Number School Subject Hours
BME 405 Illinois Tech Physiology Laboratory 2
BME 419 Illinois Tech Introduction to Design Concepts in BME 2
BME 453 Illinois Tech Quantitative Physiology 3
BME Illinois Tech Technical Elective 2 3
IPRO Illinois Tech IPRO Elective 2 3

Total: 13 Credits

Semester 10: Spring

Number School Subject Hours
BME 420 Illinois Tech Design Concepts in BME 3
BME 438 Illinois Tech Neuroimaging 3
BME 445 Illinois Tech Quantitative Neural Function 3
BME Illinois Tech Technical Elective 3 3
EXAM NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering
(Passing is not required)
 

Total: 12 Credits

Credit Hours (4th and 5th year): 56

Credit Hours to Bachelor Degree: 160

*Options for Organic Chemistry Series:
(WC CHEM 341 or IIT MATH 333) and (WC CHEM 342 or IIT Technical Elective - see IIT catalog) If not both WC CHEM 341 and CHEM 342, then Wheaton requires ENGR 214