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101 Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering. 3 cr. U. A system approach to physiology, cell physiology and transport, major organ systems,cardiovascular system, biomedical signal processing, biomechanics, biomedical engineering design.|Prereq: Math 221(C) or Math 231(C).
320 Engineering of Biomedical Devices I. 3 cr. U. Physiological and biomechatronic systems, sensors and actuators, signal processing, hearing aid and implants.|Prereq: jr st, BME 101(P), ElecEng 234(P), MechEng 101(C), Physics 210(P).
325 Engineering of Biomedical Devices II. 3 cr. U. Feedback and control systems, visual prostheses, heart assist and replacement devices, respiratory aids, active and passive prosthetic limbs.|Prereq: jr st, Bio Sci 203(P), BME 320(P).
385 Introduction to Biomaterials. 3 cr. U. Introduction to the fundamentals of biomaterials including ceramics, metals, and polymers. Important issues in the selection, design, manufacturing, and evaluation of biomaterials. Current applications, and emerging technologies.|Jointly offered with & counts as repeat of MatlEng 385. Prereq: jr st, MatlEng 201(P).
495 Biomedical Instrumentation Laboratory. 3 cr. U. Charactreristics of measurement systems, experiment planning, sensor and system calibration, measurement of basic quantities, first and second order systems, data acquisition and processing, experimental projects.|Prereq: BioSci 203(P), BME 101(P), ElecEng 310(P), ElecEng 436(P), MechEng 469(C).
585 (effective 01/22/2018) Advanced Biomaterials. 3 cr. U/G. Theory and application of advanced biomaterials including cardiovascular devices, orthopedic applications, drug delivery systems, biosensors, and tissue engineering.|Jointly offered with & counts as repeat of MatlEng 585. Prereq: sr st; MatlEng 385(P) or BME 385(P); or cons instr.
595 Capstone Design Project. 4 cr. U. Introduction to design process and ethics; Students work in teams to plan, design, and test in a simulated real-world environment; formal oral and written reports.|Prereq: sr st; BME 495(P).
599 Senior Thesis. 1-3 cr. U. Independent research under the direction of a faculty member; submission of a written thesis required. 3 cr total required.|May be retaken to max of 3 cr. Prereq: sr st & cons instr.
690 Topics in Biomedical Engineering: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Specific topics, credits, and any additional prerequisites will be announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the course is offered.|May be retaken w/chg in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st.
699 Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. In consultation with a faculty advisor, student will develop the study plan on a topic related to biomedical engineering.|May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; cons instr & CEAS Associate Dean.

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