2015-2016 Biotechnology & Bioinformatics: Biomedical Engineering Emphasis, M.S. (34-35 units)

Degree Requirements

Common Core Courses (12 units)

BINF 500 DNA and Protein Sequence Analysis (3)
BIOL 502 Techniques in Genomics/Proteomics (3)
BIOL 503 Biotechnology Law and Regulation (3)
BIOL 504 Molecular Cell Biology (3)

For Biomedical Engineering Emphasis (23 units)

1. Required Courses (15 units)

BME 500 Biological Systems and Biomechanics: Principles and Applications (3)
BME 501 Fundamentals of Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials (3)
BIOL 601 Seminar Series in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (1)
BIOL 604 Biotechnology across National Boundaries (2)

Select either BME 502 or PHYS 464 (3-4 units):

BME 502 Biomedical Instrumentation and Devices: Technology and Applications (3)
or
PHYS 464 Medical Instrumentation (Cross-listed as BIOL 464) (4)

Select either BIOL 600 or 603 (3-4 units):

BIOL 600 Team Project (4)
or
BIOL 603 Biotechnology/Internship (3)

2. Electives (6-8 units)

The number of elective units will be dependent on required courses taken to total 23 units in the emphasis.

Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement

Writing proficiency prior to the awarding of the degree is demonstrated by successful completion BINF 500 with a grade of B or higher.