Biomedical Science and Technology Core Requirements

Students are required to complete the following courses:


  • BY471 Anatomy and Physiology I
  • and BY473 Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory
  • or BY472 Anatomy and Physiology II
  • and BY474 Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory
  • or BY360 Comparative Physiology
  • and BY362 Comparative Physiology Laboratory
  • BY160 Biology II: Cell and Molecular Biology

Engineering Fundamentals

  • BR200 Introduction to Biomedical and Rehabilitation Engineering

Biomedical Science and Technology Tracks

Students must complete one of the two specialty tracks:

Track I: Genetic Engineering

  • BY214 Genetics
  • BY412 Molecular Biology Laboratory (4 credits)
  • or BY/CM314 Bioinformatics

Track II: Neuroscience

  • BY/CM460 Neurobiology (BY160 or BY360 or consent)
  • BY485 Neural Engineering
  • PY458 Cognitive Neuroscience (PY151 or junior/senior standing)

Biomedical Science and Technology Core Electives

Breadth Elective

Students must complete 1 3-credit course from approved list of upper-division biomedically related courses

Intersecting BEST courses

Students must complete BR450 BEST Capstone Design I or equivalent engineering design course with a BEST approved project