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The Bioengineering PhD Student Handbook

Course Requirements:

Please note that no courses shall be taken without the prior approval of the student's advisor or the Graduate Group Chair. No advisor hold on registration will be removed without a completed and signed "Permit to Register" form.

2 courses in Biomedical Science
Many students take one course in cell biology and one course in systems physiology to broaden the student’s biological background and emphasize the quantitative aspects of living systems. Courses should be chosen in consultation with the advisor.

3 course units in Bioengineering Fundamentals
Bioengineering and Engineering courses devoted to analytical methods, modeling as well as experimental methods and data analysis. These courses should be chosen in consultation with the advisor, focusing on the concentration.

2 Research Discipline Specific Courses
These courses should be chosen in consultation with the advisor.

2 course units in Mathematics
Suggested courses include: ENM 510, 511, ENM 502, BE 510

Bioengineering Seminar
A minimum of 2 semesters is required (BE 699) (.5 cu each), usually in the first year. Learn more about the Bioengineering Seminar.

Dissertation Research, Balance of University Requirements BE 999

TOTAL: 9 courses and 2 seminars

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