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Minor in Biomedical Engineering

American University of Sharjah
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Sharjah
English
28 August 2022
Application deadline: 14 July 2022

About this program

Minor in Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical engineering is a multidisciplinary field that combines principles of physics, chemistry and biology with engineering sciences to study and advance knowledge in biology, physiology and human health. A biomedical engineer can develop diagnostic instruments, novel materials, drug delivery systems or informatics, for example. The main objective for a biomedical engineer is to improve the quality of life for patients, and to help in the advancement of health professions.

Students enrolling in the biomedical engineering minor should have normally completed a minimum of 60 credits of course work and be in good academic standing.

Admission requirements

The minor consists of a minimum of 18 credits, including at least nine credits in courses at or above the 300 level.

  • At least nine credits of the 18 credits required for the minor must be taken in residence at AUS.
  • At least six credits of the nine credits at or above the 300 level must be taken in residence at AUS.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.00 must be earned in courses completed to satisfy the minor.

Students seeking a minor in biomedical engineering must successfully complete the following courses or their equivalent. All course prerequisites must be satisfied.

Minor Requirements (14 credits)

  • BIO 101 General Biology I
  • BIO 210 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • BME 210 Biomedical Ethics
  • Two courses from the following:
    • BME 410 Biomedical Systems Modeling I or CHE 481 Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering
    • BME 420 Biomedical Electronics I or ELE 432 Medical Instrumentation I
    • BME 430 Biomechanics

Minor Electives (minimum of 4 credits)

Students must successfully complete a minimum of four credits in courses selected from the following list:

  • BME 411 Biomedical Systems Modeling II
  • BME 421 Biomedical Electronics II
  • BME 422 Biomedical Imaging
  • BME 424L Biomedical Electronics Laboratory or ELE 439L Medical Electronics Systems Laboratory
  • BME 431 Biomaterials
  • BME 432 Biothermofluids
  • BME 440 Bioinformatics
  • BME 494 Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering
  • COE 410 Embedded Systems: Design and Applications
  • ELE 455 Digital Image Processing
  • ELE 456 Pattern Recognition
  • one course from the following list not used as a minor requirement:
  • BME 410 Biomedical Systems Modeling I or CHE 481 Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering
  • BME 420 Biomedical Electronics I or ELE 432 Medical Instrumentation I
  • BME 430 Biomechanics

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website for more information.

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Tuition fee : AED 96,140 per year

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American University of Sharjah

Founded in 1997, American University of Sharjah (AUS) is an independent, non-profit, coeducational institution of higher education formed on the American liberal arts model. Acclaimed for its academic excellence and multicultural environment, AUS is ranked among the top 10 universities...


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American University of Sharjah

University City PO Box 26666 Sharjah, UAE
26666 Sharjah Ash Shariqah
United Arab Emirates

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