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Undergraduate Catalog | 2015-2016 
Undergraduate Catalog | 2015-2016 Previous Edition

Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering Concentration, B.S.M.E.

The B.S.M.E. with a Concentration in Biomedical Engineering program is intended for students interested in specialized and systematic training and education in the area of Biomedical Engineering.  Students completing the requirements described in this program receive a special designation on their transcripts showing that they have completed the Concentration in Biomedical Engineering.

Additional Admission Requirements

Students may apply for admission and may enter the program during their Freshman year, but must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 to remain in the concentration beyond the Freshman year.

Degree Requirements

A Major in Mechanical Engineering with a Concentration in Biomedical Engineering consists of a total of 127 credit hours.

General Education Courses (21 credit hours)

For details on required courses, refer to the General Education program .  Students in this major should plan on taking the following courses that meet general education and major requirements.


*Must be an approved Biomedical Engineering-related project.

Restricted Elective Courses (18 credit hours)

Science Elective Course (3 credit hours)

Select one of the following:

Math Elective Course (3 credit hours)

Biomedical Engineering Technical Elective Courses (12 credit hours)

Select four 3-credit hour courses from a list of approved Biomedical Engineering Technical Electives available from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science.

Degree Total = 127 credit hours

Suggested Curriculum

For a suggested curriculum progression toward completing the major, please see the Academic Plan of Study available online at academics.uncc.edu.