HTS/BMED Double Major

BS- BME and HTS Degree Requirements

The following table shows a course plan for a student with a double major in History, Technology, and Society and Biomedical Engineering.  Total credit hours for each semester are listed and, at the bottom, students can see the overlap between the two majors.  Text in parentheses after each class title indicates where the course falls within the BS in HTS.

Year / Term / Course Credits

FIRST YEAR-  FALL

 

MATH 1551 DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS (GT core)

2

CHEM 1211K CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES I (GT core)

4

ENGL 1101 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I (GT core)

3

PHYS 2211 INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS I (GT core)

4

 

13

FIRST YEAR-  SPRING

 

MATH 1552 INTEGRAL CALCULUS (GT core)

4

CHEM 1315 SURVEY OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (Free elective)

3

BMED 2210 CONSERVATION PRINCIPLES IN BME (Free elective)

4

HUMANITY / SOCIAL SCIENCE / BREADTH ELECTIVE (LANGUAGE) (GT core)

3

ENGL 1102 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II (GT core)

3

 

17

SECOND YEAR-  FALL

 

MATH 1553 INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR ALGEBRA (GT core)

2

BMED 2250 PROBLEMS IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING I (Non-major cluster)

3

COE 2001 STATICS (Free elective)

2

CS 1371 COMPUTING FOR ENGINEERS (GT core)

3

HIST 2111 or 2112 or POL 1101 or PUBP 3000 or INTA 1200 (GT core)

3

APPH 1040 FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH (GT core)

2

 

15

SECOND YEAR-  SPRING

 

MATH 2551 MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS (Free elective)

4

PHYS 2212 INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS II (Free elective)

4

BMED 3100 SYSTEMS PHYSIOLOGY (Non-major cluster)

3

BMED 2310 PROBLEMS IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING II (Non-major cluster)

3

BMED 2400 or ISYE 3770 STATISTICS & APPLICATIONS (Non-major cluster)

3

 

17

THIRD YEAR-  FALL

 

MATH 2552 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS (Fall through)

4

BMED 3600 PHYSIOLOGY OF CELL/MOLECULAR SYSTEMS (Fall through)

3

BMED 3400 INTRODUCTION TO BIOMECHANICS (Fall through)

4

HUMANITY / SOCIAL SCIENCE / BREADTH ELECTIVE (LANGUAGE) (GT core)

3

MSE 2001 PRIN & APPL ENGINEERING MATERIALS (Fall through)

3

 

17

THIRD YEAR-  SPRING

 

BMED 3520 BIOMEDICAL SYSTEMS AND MODELING (Fall through)

3

BMED 3310 BIOTRANSPORT (Fall through)

3

HUMANITY / SOCIAL SCIENCE / BREADTH ELECTIVE (HTS Non-US) (HTS core)

3

HUMANITY / SOCIAL SCIENCE / BREADTH ELECTIVE (SOC 1101) (HTS core)

3

BMED 3110 QUANT ENGINEERING PHYSIOLOGY LAB I (Fall through)

2

ECE 3710 CIRCUITS & ELECTRONICS (Fall through)

2

 

17

FOURTH YEAR-  FALL

 

HUMANITY / SOCIAL SCIENCE / BREADTH ELECTIVE (ECON) (HTS core)

3

BMED 4602 CAPSTONE DESIGN (Fall through)

3

BME DEPTH ELECTIVE (Fall through)

3

BMED 3610 QUANT ENGINEERING PHYSIOLOGY LAB II (Fall through)

2

BME DEPTH ELECTIVE (Fall through)

3

HUMANITY / SOCIAL SCIENCE / BREADTH ELECTIVE (HTS 2101) (HTS core)

3

ECE 3741 INSTRUMENTATION AND ELECTRON LAB (Free elective)

1

 

18

FOURTH YEAR-  SPRING

 

HUMANITY / SOCIAL SCIENCE / BREADTH ELECTIVE (HTS STM) (HTS core)

3

BME DEPTH ELECTIVE (Fall through)

3

BME DEPTH ELECTIVE (Fall through)

3

HUMANITY / SOCIAL SCIENCE / BREADTH ELECTIVE (HTS STM) (HTS core)

3

HUMANITY / SOCIAL SCIENCE / BREADTH ELECTIVE (HTS STM) (HTS core)

3

HUMANITY / SOCIAL SCIENCE / BREADTH ELECTIVE (HTS XXXX) (HTS elective)

3

 

18

TOTAL HOURS IN BME CURRICULUM

131

  • 41 hours are fall through in the HTS curriculum
  • 90 hours overlap between BME and HTS

 

Additional classes required that do not “fit” in the BME curriculum (32 additional hours, approximately two extra semesters):

  • HIST 2111/2112 (3 hours)
  • HTS seminars (8 hours)
  • HTS electives (15 hours)
  • HTS history elective (3 hours)
  • HTS sociology elective (3 hours)


TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS FOR A DOUBLE MAJOR IN BME AND HTS = 131 + 32 = 163