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Office of the University Registrar

2005-06 Undergraduate Catalog


College of Engineering


College of Engineering

Biomechanics, a subfield of biomedical engineering, blends the life sciences with the traditional engineering disciplines of dynamics, solid mechanics and fluid mechanics. The minor is administered by the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

Students in mechanical engineering can apply course work from this minor toward their science and technical electives. The minor requires 16 credits:

Choose two of the following (6 credits):

EGM 4590 Biodynamics3
EGM 4592 Biosolid Mechanics3
EGM 4853 Bio-Fluid Mechanics and Bio-Heat Transfer3

Choose one of the following (4 credits):

PET 2320C Applied Human Anatomy4
PET 2350C Applied Human Physiology4

Electives (6 credits):

A list of approved electives and other information are available from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 226 Mechanical and Aerospace Building A.