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Office of the University Registrar

2008-09 Undergraduate Catalog


Hours: 16 credits

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.


Choose two courses:
EGM 4590 Biodynamics
EGM 4592 Biosolid Mechanics
EGM 4853 Bio-Fluid Mechanics and Bio-Heat Transfer
3 + 3
Choose one course:
APK 2100C Applied Human Anatomy
APK 2105C Applied Human Physiology
Electives: Choose six credits
Choices are available from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 226 Mechanical and Aerospace Building A