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  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
Graduate Catalog 2016 - 2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biomedical Engineering, Accelerated 4+1 B.ChE/MS BME


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Description


The accelerated program in biomedical engineering enables students to earn both the Bachelor of Chemical Engineering and the Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering at CSU in 5 years.  Students are eligible to apply for the progarm after they have completed 75 credit hours, typically at the end of the junior year (with at least 30 credit hours at CSU), and they have shown appropriate progress in their degree program.  Once admitted to the combined program, the student may complete up to twelve (12) credit hours of graduate courses while enrolled in the undergraduate progam.  Nine (9) of these credits will count towards both the undergraduate and graduate degree requirements.

Admission Requirements


  • Students must have shown appropriate progress in their degree program, with a GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Completion of the application for the graduate program, including a recommendation from a faculty member
  • Enrollment in the Bachelor of Chemical Engineering program

Program Requirements


Students must maintain a 3.25 or higher GPA to remain in the program.  Courses which will be applied to both the bachelor’s and master’s degrees must be taken at the 500 level.

The courses that can be applied towards both the bachelor’s and master’s degrees are described below:

  • BME 553 Cell and Tissue Biology  (Fulfills three credits of the advanced science/chemistry elective requirement of the Bachelor of Chemical Engineering program)
  • BME 570 Biomedical Signal Processing  (Fulfills three credits of the technical elective requirement of the Bachelor of Chemical Engineering program)
  • Any 5xx elective from the approved list of BME electives (Fulfills three credits of the technical elective requirement of the Bachelor of Chemical Engineering program)

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