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Minor in Bioengineering
& BIOE 252
& BIOE 253
|Fundamentals of Bioengineering I|
and Fundamentals of Bioengineering II
and Fundamentals of Bioengineering III
BIOE minor interdisciplinary electives
Up to eight credits from this list may be applied towards the upper-division bioengineering minor requirement. Courses used to complete a student’s major core requirements may not be applied towards the bioengineering minor elective requirement.
Bioengineering resides at the interface of engineering and the natural sciences, and a thorough knowledge of both is essential for innovation and problem solving in the discipline. The courses below provide an opportunity for students to strengthen their knowledge within their primary discipline in several areas particularly relevant to bioengineering, including: genetics, microbiology, physiology, chemistry, neuroscience, physics and electronics.
|BI 320||Molecular Genetics||4|
|BI 322||Cell Biology||4|
|BI 326||Immunology and Infectious Disease||4|
|BI 328||Developmental Biology||4|
|BI 331||Microbiology Laboratory||3|
|BI 353||Sensory Physiology||4|
|BI 358||Investigations in Medical Physiology||4|
|BI 423||Human Molecular Genetics||4|
|BI 424||Advanced Molecular Genetics||4|
|BI 426||Genetics of Cancer||4|
|BI 427||Molecular Genetics of Human Disease||4|
|BI 428||Developmental Genetics||4|
|BI 461||Systems Neuroscience||4|
|BI 466||Developmental Neurobiology||4|
|BI 485||Techniques in Computational Neuroscience||4|
|Chemistry and Biochemistry|
|CH 360||Physiological Biochemistry||4|
|CH 464||RNA Biochemistry||4|
|CH 465||Physical Biochemistry||4|
|CH 466||Structural Biochemistry||4|
|CH 467||Biochemistry Laboratory||4|
|PHYS 351||Foundations of Physics II||4|
|PHYS 352||Foundations of Physics II||4|
|PHYS 353||Foundations of Physics II||4|
|PHYS 411||Mechanics, Electricity, and Magnetism||4|
|PHYS 412||Mechanics, Electricity, and Magnetism||4|
|PHYS 413||Mechanics, Electricity, and Magnetism||4|
|PHYS 421M||Partial Differential Equations: Fourier Analysis I||4|
|PHYS 431||Analog Electronics||4|
|PHYS 432||Digital Electronics||4|
|PHYS 481||Design of Experiments||4|
|HPHY 321||Human Anatomy I||5|
|HPHY 322||Human Physiology I||5|
|HPHY 323||Human Anatomy II||5|
|HPHY 324||Human Physiology II||5|
|HPHY 325||Human Anatomy and Physiology III||5|
|HPHY 362||Tissue Injury and Repair||4|
|HPHY 432||Neural Development||4|
|HPHY 436||Clinical Neuroscience||4|
At least 12 upper-division credits must be completed in residence.
The joint OSU-UO PhD program combines an immersive curriculum, impactful research, and targeted professional development to advance science, society, and your career. Joint program students have full access to resources at both UO and OSU, including research facilities and collaborations, coursework, training workshops, and student groups.
Students may choose an advisor or co-advisors from the bioengineering faculty at either UO or OSU.
Doctor of Philosophy in Bioengineering
|Core Course Requirements|
|BIOE 611 (UO) or BIOE 511 (OSU)||3|
|BIOE 612 (UO) or BIOE 512 (OSU)||4|
|BIOE 613 (UO) or BIOE 513 (OSU)||3|
|BIOE 614 (UO)||3|
|BIOE 507 (OSU)||1|
|BIOE 617 (UO)||1|
|BIOE 618 (UO) or CBEE 507 (OSU)||1|
|Elective Course Requirements||15|
BIOE 196. Field Studies: [Topic]. 1-12 Credits.
BIOE 198. Laboratory Projects: [Topic]. 1-12 Credits.
BIOE 199. Special Studies: [Topic]. 1-5 Credits.
BIOE 251. Fundamentals of Bioengineering I. 4 Credits.
This is the first in a three-course series that introduces students to foundational principles in bioengineering. Topics include units, dimensional analysis, energy balances, conservation of mass, energy, and momentum, and introductory biomechanics.
Prereq: BIOE 111, BIOE 112, BIOE 113, MATH 251; Co-req: PHYS 251.
BIOE 252. Fundamentals of Bioengineering II. 4 Credits.
This is the second in a three-course series that introduces students to foundational principles in bioengineering. Topics include linear circuits, Fourier transforms, fluid pressure, the Bernoulli Equation, conservation principles in fluid control volumes, and laminar fluid flow.
Prereq: BIOE 251.
BIOE 253. Fundamentals of Bioengineering III. 4 Credits.
This is the third in a three-course sequence that introduces students to foundational principles in bioengineering. In this course, students will apply the engineering concepts acquired in the first two Fundamentals of Bioengineering courses to solve complex, real-world bioengineering problems.Sequence with BIOE 251, BIOE 252.
Prereq: BIOE 252.
BIOE 299. Special Studies: [Topic]. 1-5 Credits.
BIOE 399. Special Studies: [Topic]. 1-5 Credits.
BIOE 401. Research: [Topic]. 1-12 Credits.
BIOE 402. Supervised College Teaching. 1-5 Credits.
BIOE 403. Thesis. 1-12 Credits.
BIOE 404. Internship: [Topic]. 1-12 Credits.
BIOE 405. Reading and Conference: [Topic]. 1-5 Credits.
BIOE 406. Field Studies: [Topic]. 1-12 Credits.
BIOE 407. Seminar: [Topic]. 1-5 Credits.
BIOE 408. Laboratory Projects: [Topic]. 1-12 Credits.
BIOE 409. Terminal Project. 1-12 Credits.
BIOE 410. Experimental Course: [Topic]. 1-5 Credits.
BIOE 510. Experimental Course: [Topic]. 1-5 Credits.
BIOE 601. Research: (Topic). 1-16 Credits.
BIOE 603. Dissertation. 1-16 Credits.
BIOE 610. Experimental Course: [Topic]. 1-5 Credits.
BIOE 610L. Experimental Course: [Topic]. 4 Credits.