BME Curriculum ABET Summary Chart ...

Course vs. 
Course 
Objectives

Apply Math, Science, Engineering Principles to problems  in medicine & biology

Design & conduct experiments, including experiments on living systems

Analyze and interpret data including data from measurements on living systems

Design system/
component/
process including systems involving the interaction of living and non-living states

An ability to function on multi-
disciplinary teams

Identify, formulate
solve Engineering Problems including problems at the interface of engineering and biology

Understand professional and ethical responsibility

Effectively Write Written communi-
cation

Effectively Perform Oral communi-
cation

Broadly educated in Biology, Physiology, and Humanities and Social  Sciences

Recognize the Need for and Ability for life-long learning

Knowledge
of contemp-
orary issues, including societal problems and opportunities stemming from knowledge in Technology and Biology

An ability to use techniques, skills, and tools in engineering practice and be prepared for further education in engineering, medicine, or biomedical science.

101: Biomechanics/Biomaterials

M   L     H* L     L L   M

102: Biomedical Engineering Thermodynamics

M   L     H*           L L
210: Physiological Transport Phenomena H* L M M* H* H* M H* H   L L M
240AB Senior Research H* H* H* M   M L H* H*     L M
241AB Education Research

H*

L

M

L

M

M

M

H*

H*

M

M

L  
251 Systems Physiology I M         L M M   H   H  
252 Systems Physiology II H   L L   M L M   H   M  
255W Biomedical Engineering Laboratory   M* H   H     H* H*        
258 Medical Imaging and Lasers H   H*   M* M L L M* M L L L
260 Analysis of Biomedical Data H L H*   L M   L     L   M
263 Signal Measurement and Analysis H*   H*     H   M         M
271 Biomedical Instrumentation H M M M L M L H* L L   L M
272-3 Design of Biomedical Engineering Devices and Systems I and  II  M L L H* H H* M* M M L M M M
281 Biotechnology M   L L   H* M         L L
282 Biotechnology Laboratory M H H*     M   H*         M
285 Biomedical Optics H* L M M*   H* M H* H M H H  
286 Biomedical Optics Laboratory H* H* H* M H H   H*   M   H* M
290 Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering (a-d) varies                        

H,M,L indicates High, Medium, and Low stress of the above objectives.  An * indicates that this will be specifically documented in the ABET assembled materials.

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