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Curriculum

The M.S. graduate curriculum emphasizes physiology, tissue engineering, biomechanics, and transport phenomena. Associated courses are available on campus in applied mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, solid and fluid mechanics, electronics, computers, information sciences, system analysis, neurosciences, pathology, pharmacology, and clinical subjects. Faculty advisors are available to assist the students in planning for their courses and research.

Required Courses for the M.S. Degree Program (must be taken for letter grade)

Core Courses (total of seven required)
Engineering Physics (four required courses)
BENG 221, Mathematical Methods for Bioengineering
BENG 223, Thermodynamics, Statistical Mechanics, Interfacial Phenomena in Living Systems
BENG 226, Foundations of Biomechanics
BENG 227, Transport Phenomena in Living Systems

Life Sciences (three required courses)
BENG 230A, Biochemistry
BENG 230B, Cell and Molecular Biology
Plus one of the following:
BENG 230C, Cardiovascular Physiology
BENG 230D, Respiratory and Renal Physiology
BENG 232, Musculoskeletal Health, Injury, and Disease
BENG 260, Neurodynamics

Elective Courses (two required)
M.S. students are required to complete an additional two courses to fulfill their degree requirements. All graduate courses offered in the Bioengineering Department (other than the seven required courses) may be used to fulfill the elective course requirement.  Courses taken in fulfillment of the elective course requirement must be taken for letter grade. Other courses outside of the department may be approved. Consult with the graduate advisor.

Seminars (both required)

* BENG 281 - Seminar in Bioengineering (F,W,S)
* BENG 282 - Seminar: Faculty Research (F)

Research (12 units required)
 

BENG 299 - Graduate Research

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