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Graduate Programs

MS Curriculum

MS Curriculum

Plan A

Requirements
BST 467:  Applied Statistics in the Biomedical Sciences (3 credits)
IND 501:  Ethics and Prof Integrity in Research (1 credit)

BME 496: Current Research Seminars (0 credit)
14 credits from:

Research: 6-12 credits
Total of 30 credit hours   

Plan B

Requirements
BST 467:  Applied Statistics in the Biomedical Sciences (3 credits)

BME 496: Current Research Seminars (0 credit)
14 credits from:

6-13 additional credits (maximum 6 research credits )
Total of 30 credit hour  

MS Course List

Advanced BME: Minimum 4 Credits

    BME 404  Computational Methods Applied to Biological Systems

    BME 412  Viscoelasticity in Biological Tissue

    BME 418  Introduction to Neuroengineering

    BME 420  Biomedical Nanotechnology (2 cr)

    BME 428  Physiological Control Systems

    BME 442  Microbiomechanics

    BME 445  Biomaterials Science and Engineering

    BME 448  Controlled Release Systems (2 cr)

    BME 451  Biomedical Ultrasound

    BME 452  Medical Imaging

    BME 453  Advanced Biomedical Ultrasound

    BME 454  Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    BME 455  Translational Biomedical Optics

    BME 460  Quantitative Physiology

    BME 462  Cell and Tissue Engineering

    BME 465  Cell Adhesion (2 cr)

    BME 466  Bioprocess Engineering

    BME 467  Models & Simulations of Biomedical Systems 

    BME 470  Biomedical Microscopy

    BME 474  Biomedical Sensors, Circuits & Interfacing

    BME 483  Biosolid Mechanics

    BME 485  Cell & Membrane Mechanics (2 cr)

    BME 486  Finite Elements

    BME 487  Nonlinear Finite Elements Analysis

    BME 489  Electrochemical Biosensor Design Syllabus

    BME 513  Intro to fMRI: Imaging, Computational Analysis and Neural Representations (3 cr)

    BME 515  Advanced Topics in Neural Control of Movement (2 cr)

    BME 592  Spec Topics: Mechanobiology

    BCS 521   Audition (3 cr)

    OPT 448   Vision and the Eye

Approved Engineering Courses: Minimum 4 Credits

Chemical Engineering

    CHE 411 Intro to Prob. for Chem. Engrs.     

    CHE 413  Molecular Self Assembly

    CHE 421 Thin Film Processing           

    CHE 441 Adv Fluid Dynamics

    CHE 447 Liquid Crystals                     

    CHE 454 Interfacial Engineering           

    CHE 460 Biochem&Tech Clinic Diag

    CHE 465 Biomass Conversion to Fuels

    CHE 469 Biotechnology & Bioengineering      

    CHE 480 Chemistry of Adv. Materials         

    CHE 482 Processing Microelectronic

    CHE 486 Polymer Science & Tech

    CHE 492 Biointerfaces

Computer Science

      CSC 449 Machine Vision

 

Electrical and Computer Engineering

   ECE 401  Adv Computer Architecture

   ECE 404  High Perf Microprocessor

   ECE 405  Adv Digitl Design Using FPGA

   ECE 423  Semiconductors

   ECE 425  Superconductivity

   ECE 431  Microwaves & Wireless

   ECE 432  Acoustic Waves

   ECE 434  Microelectromechanical Systems

   ECE 435  Intro to Optoelectronics

   ECE 437  Wireless Communications  

   ECE 440  Intro to Random Processes

   ECE 441  Detection & Estimation Theory

   ECE 444  Digital Communications

   ECE 446  Digital Signal Processing

   ECE 447  Digital Image Process

   ECE 450  Information Theory

   ECE 452  Med Imaging-Theor &Implemt

   ECE 461  Dig Iteg Circuit Design

   ECE 461  Dig Iteg Circuit Design Lab

   ECE 462  VLSI Design Project

   ECE 465  Issues in VLSL/IC Design   

   ECE 466  RF Integrated Circuits

   ECE 472  Audio Signal Processing

   ECE 585  Phy of Adv Opto-Electronic

Mechanical Engineering

   ME 400 Applied Boundary Value Problems

   ME 401 Methods of Applied Math

   ME 402 Partial Differential Eq. 

   ME 406 Dynamical Systems

   ME 411 Mech Properties of Polymers

   ME 424 Robust Design/Quality

   ME 437 Incompressible Flow

   ME 440 Mechanics of Structures

   ME 441 Finite Elements

   ME 443 Mechanical Vibrations

   ME 444 Continuum Mechanics

   ME 445 Precision Instrument Design

   ME 449 Elasticity

   ME 458 Nonlinear Finite Elements

   ME 459 Applied Finite Elements

   ME 461 Fracture and Adhesion

   ME 463 Microstructures

   ME 481 Mechanical Properties

Optics

   OPT 411 Math/Theoretic.

   OPT 421 Opt Properties of Semi-con

   OPT 425 Radiation & Detectors

   OPT 428 Opt. Commun. Systm  

   OPT 441 Geometrical Optics

   OPT 442 Instrumental Optics                 

   OPT 443 Found. of Mod Opt Systs

   OPT 444 Lens Design                             

   OPT 447 Adv Opt Coating Design

   OPT 452 Medical Imaging: Th.& Prac. 

   OPT 461 Fourier Optics

   OPT 462 Physical Optics II

   OPT 463 Wave Optics & Imaging                  

   OPT 465 Laser Systems                       

   OPT 467 Non-Linear Optics                    

   OPT 476 Biomedical Optics           

   OPT 551 Intro to Quantum

   OPT 552 Quant. Opt Electromag. Field  

   OPT 553 Quant. Opt Atom-Field

   OPT 563 Statistical Optics  

   OPT 564 Electr Imaging Sys.

   OPT 568 Waveguide Opto-elect. 

   OPT 592 Nano-Optics         

Approved Biology Courses: Minimum 4 Credits 

Basic Courses:

    BME 411 Cell & Molec Bio Foundations

    BME 459 Applied Human Anatomy

    IND 408  Biochemistry

    IND 409  Cell Biology

    IND 410  Molecular Biology

    MBI 414/514 Mech of Microbial Pathogenesis

    PHP 403  Human Cell Physiology (3)

    PHP 404  Principles of Pharmacology

    PTH 507  Cancer Biology (3)

    PTH 509  Pathways to Human Disease   

    PTH 510  Pathways to Human Disease

Advanced Courses:

    ANA 531 Integrative Neuroscience (6)

    BIO 419   Nuc Structure and Function

    BIO 422   Biology of Aging

    BIO 426   Developmental Biology

    BIO 428   Lab in Cell and Dev Biolo

    CVS 401  Cardiovascular Bio and Disease (3)

    GEN 506  Principles in Stem Cell Biology

    GEN 507  Advanced Genetics

    GEN 508  Genes, Devel and Disease

    IND 407  Cytoplasmic Structures & Functions

    IND 411  Methods in Structural Biology

    IND 443  Eukaryotic Genome I

    IND 447  Signal Transduction

    IND 525  Cell and Membrane Biophysics

    MBI 473  Immunology (3)

    NSC 512  Cellular Neuroscience (6)

    PHP 440  Topics in Vascular Biology (2)

    PTH 571  Mol. Basis of Human Disease (3)

    PTH 593  Nuclear Hormone Receptors (2)

    TOX 521   Biochemical Toxicology