Master of Biological Engineering

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The objective of this degree program is to prepare students for professional practice in any field of engineering involving biological processes, and to provide a foundation in the fundamental knowledge of biological engineering. The student must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0 in the core areas. Candidates are required to take a total of 30 credit hours: 9 credit hours of core courses, 7 credit hours of required biology courses, 3 credit hours of a required professional course, and 11 credit hours of electives.


Core Courses (9)
CHE 406Transport Phenomena 13
CHE 503Thermodynamics 13
CHE 577Bioprocess Engineering 13
Biology Requirements (6)
BIOL 504Biochemistry3
BIOL 515Molecular Biology3
Professional Requirement (3)
CHE 506Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property Management3
Electives (12)
Select 12 credit hours from the following:12
Microfluidics for Biomedical Engineering3
Metabolic Engineering3
Pharmaceutical Engineering3
Tissue Engineering3
Drug Delivery3
Seminar in Chemical Engineering1
Special Problems1-20
Biotechnological Processes in Environmental Engineering3
Other approved electives from CHE, CHEM, BME, BIOL
Total Credit Hours30

 A minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0 is required for core courses.