Course Information for 1020 - Fundamentals of Bioengineering I
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Primary Instructor: John Skousen
Designation:Required
Credits: 3.0
Semesters Offered:Spring
Frequency Offered:Annual
Prerequisites:Prerequisites: "C"or better in (CHEM1215 OR CHEM1240) AND (CHEM1210 OR CHEM1211 OR AP ChemScore of 4). CoRequisites: MATH1210 OR MATH1310 OR MATH1311 OR AP CalcAB/BC score of 4.
Class Schedule: M,W,F
Catalog Description: Developing tools for use in medicine is a challenging interdisciplinary process that requires an understanding of chemistry, molecular and cellular biology, human physiology, biomaterial, as well as a plethora of engineering approaches that allow one to study, analyze, diagnose, and develop new therapies to treat disease and heal damaged tissues and organ systems. This course is designed to prepare students for entry into an undergraduate program in biomedical engineering by introducing these concepts and the various subspecialties of biomedical engineering as well as the problems that confront this emerging engineering discipline.
Optional Texts:Biomedical Engineering: Bridging Medicine and Technology - 2nd Edition, W Mark Saltzman, Cambridge University Press, 2009, 2015
Course Website: The course content is delivered through Canavas.
Course Syllabus:Syllabus_1020.pdf