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  • Biomolecular Engineering Minor

    Hours: 15-16 credits, completed with minimum grades of C

    Biomolecular engineering is designed for engineering and science students who desire knowledge of diverse biomedical and biotechnological applications encompassing biomolecular function, interactions and transport. The minor is administered by the Department of Chemical Engineering.

    To apply for the minor, students must have completed eight engineering preprofessional courses, listed below, with a 2.5 GPA and no course grade lower than C.

    Prerequisites (complete before applying to the minor)

    CHM 2045 General Chemistry
    CHM 2046 General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis
    MAC 2311 Analytical Geometry and Calculus 1
    MAC 2312 Analytical Geometry and Calculus 2
    MAC 2313 Analytical Geometry and Calculus 3
    MAP 2302 Elementary Differential Equations
    PHY 2048 Physics with Calculus 1
    PHY 2049 Physics with Calculus 2

    Required Courses

    ABE 2062 Biology for Engineers or
    BSC 2011 Integrated Principles of Biology 2
    BME 3406 Introduction to Biomolecular Engineering 3
    ECH 3023 Materials and Energy Balances 4
    Choose two:
    ABE 3000C Applications to Biological Engineering (3)
    ABE 4662 Quantification of Biological Processes (3)
    ABE 5442 Bioprocess Engineering (3)
    BME 4220 Biomolecular Cell Mechanics (3)
    BME 4321 Process of Cellular Dynamics (3)
    ECH 4905 Special Problems in Chemical Engineering (2) *

    *These will be research problems related to biomolecular engineering.

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minors: biomolecular-engineering