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Biomedical Engineering (Cell & Tissue) Program Plan

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

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

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NumberSchoolSubjectHoursCategories
CORE 101 WC First Year Seminar 4 General Education
MATH 231 WC Calculus I 4 Engineering Core
PHYS 231 WC Introductory Physics I 4 Engineering Core
ENGR 101 WC Introduction to Engineering 1 Engineering Core
CHEM 231 WC General Chemistry I 4 Engineering Core

Total: 17 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHoursCategories
ENGW WC Writing (0-4) 4 General Education
AHS 101 WC Wellness (0-2) 2 General Education
MATH 232 WC Calculus II 4 Engineering Core
PHYS 232 WC Introductory Physics II 4 Engineering Core
CHEM 232 WC General Chemistry II Engineering Specific

Total: 18 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHoursCategories
BITH WC Old Testament Literature 4 General Education
LANG WC Foreign Language 4 General Education
PHYS 334 WC Computer Modeling of Physical Systems 2 Engineering Core
ENGR 201 WC Statics 4 Engineering Specific
CHEM 341 WC Organic Chemistry I 4 Engineering Specific

Total: 18 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHoursCategories
BITH WC New Testament Literature 4 General Education
COMM WC Communications (0-2) 2 General Education
CORE 3xx WC Advanced Seminar (with Thematic Core Tag) 4 General Education
MATH 331 WC Vector Calculus 2 Engineering Core
MATH 333 WC Differential Equations 4 Engineering Core

Total: 16 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHoursCategories
SELECT WC Christian Thought 4 General Education
SELECT WC Thematic Core (1 of 3) 4 General Education
SELECT WC Visual & Performing Arts (1 of 2) 2 General Education
ENGR 204 WC Innovation in Design 4 Engineering Core
PHYS 351 WC Analog Electronics 2 Engineering Specific

Total: 16 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHoursCategories
SELECT WC Thematic Core (2 of 3) 4 General Education
SELECT WC Thematic Core (3 of 3) 4 General Education
ENGR 394 WC Ethics Capstone 2 General Education
SELECT WC Visual & Performing Arts (2 of 2) 2 General Education
BME 315 IIT Instrumentation & Measurement Laboratory 2 Engineering at IIT
BIOL 115 IIT Human Biology 3 Engineering at IIT
BIOL 117 IIT Human Biology Laboratory 1 Engineering at IIT

Total: 18 Credits

Three Year Credit Hours: 103

NumberSchoolSubjectHours
BME 100 IIT Introduction to the Profession 2
ECE 308 IIT Signals and Systems 3
BME 422 IIT Mathematical Methods for Biomedical Engineers 3
BME 433 IIT Biomedical Engineering Applications of Statistics 3
CHE 202 IIT Material Energy Balances 3

Total: 14 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHours
BIOL 403 IIT Biochemistry 4
BME 301 IIT Bio-fluid Mechanics 3
BME 310 IIT BioMaterials 3
BME 320 IIT Fluids Laboratory 1
BME 335 IIT Thermodynamics of Living Systems 3
IPRO IIT IPRO Elective 1 3

Total: 17 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHours
BME 405 IIT Physiology Laboratory 2
BME 418 IIT Reaction Kinetics for BME 3
BME 419 IIT Introduction to Design Concepts in BME 2
BME 453 IIT Quantitative Physiology 3
BME 482 IIT Mass Transport for Biomedical Engineers 3
BME IIT Technical Elective 1 3

Total: 16 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHours
BME 420 IIT DesignConcepts in BME 3
BIOL 424 IIT Quantitative Aspects of Cell & Tissue Engineering 3
BME IIT Technical Elective 2 3
IPRO IIT IPRO Elective 2 3
EXAM NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering
(Passing is not required)
 

Total: 12 Credits

IIT Credit Hours: 59

Total Credit Hours to Bachelor's Degree: 162

 

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