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: nine credit hours of core courses, six credit hours of required biology courses, three credit hours of a required professional course, and 12 credit hours of electives.


Core Courses (9)
CHE 406Transport Phenomena3
CHE 503Thermodynamics3
CHE 577Bioprocess Engineering3
Biology Requirements (6)
BIOL 504Biochemistry3
BIOL 515Molecular Biology3
Professional Requirement (3)
CHE 506Entrepreneurship & IP Mgmt3
Electives (12)
Select 12 credit hours from the following:12
Introduction to Medical Device3
Metabolic Engineering3
Pharmaceutical Engineering3
Tissue Engineering3
Drug Delivery3
Seminar in Chemical Engrng1
Special Problems1-20
Biotech Processes in ENVE3
Other approved electives from CHE, CHEM, BME, BIOL
Total Credit Hours30