The Washington State University Catalog

Courses with the BIO_ENG Subject

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Courses

Bioengineering (BIO_ENG)

140 Introduction to Bioengineering 1 Seminar on current topics and issues in bioengineering; career options in bioengineering. Typically offered Spring. S, F grading.

205 Bioengineering Professional Preparation and Ethics 1 Professional preparation for careers in bioengineering; ethical, social, and professional issues in bioengineering. Typically offered Fall. S, F grading.

210 Bioengineering Analysis 2 (1-3) Course Prerequisite: CHE 201 with a C or better; MATH 220 or concurrent enrollment. Analytical problem solving, modeling and computer methods for bioengineering applications. Typically offered Spring and Summer.

310 Introduction to Transport Processes 3 Course Prerequisite: CHE 201 with a C or better; MATH 315 with a C or better or concurrent enrollment; certified major in Chemical Engineering or Bioengineering. Fundamentals of the phenomena governing the transport of momentum, energy, and mass. (Crosslisted course offered as CHE 310, BIO ENG 310).

321 Mechanics of Biological Materials 3 Course Prerequisite: CE 211 with a C or better; certified major in Bioengineering. Mechanical behavior of biological and engineering materials; relationships between external loads and internal stresses and strains within a structure. Typically offered Fall.

322 [M] Mechanics of Biological Materials Lab 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: BIO ENG 321 or concurrent enrollment; and STAT 370 or concurrent enrollment or STAT 423 or concurrent enrollment; certified major in Bioengineering. Laboratory experiments focused on mechanics of biological and engineering materials; experimental design and statistical analysis of data; scientific writing. Typically offered Fall.

330 Bioinstrumentation 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: E E 261 with a C or better; certified major in Bioengineering. Principles of instrumentation applicable to bioengineering systems; experimental design for measurement systems. Typically offered Spring.

340 Unified Systems Bioengineering I 4 (3-3) Course Prerequisite: BIO ENG 210 or concurrent enrollment; E E 261 with a C or better; certified major in Bioengineering. Foundation for dynamic modeling and design of physiological systems; part one of two-semester course. Typically offered Spring.

350 Introduction to Cellular Bioengineering 3 Course Prerequisite: MATH 315 with a C or better; certified major in Bioengineering. Integrating cellular biology and engineering science by applying quantitative engineering principles for development of cellular-based materials, diagnostic devices and sensor designs. Typically offered Fall.

410 [M] Bioengineering Capstone Project I 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: BIO ENG 321 with a C or better; BIO ENG 322 with a C or better; BIO ENG 330 with a C or better; BIO ENG 340 with a C or better. Part I of capstone engineering design project; customer needs, design requirements, conceptual design, business assessment, project proposal, and presentation. Typically offered Fall.

411 [CAPS] Bioengineering Capstone Project II 3 (2-2) Course Prerequisite: BIO ENG 410 with a C or better; senior standing. Detailed design and business case for a biological engineering-related process, machine, structure, or system. Recommended preparation: ECONS 101 or 102. Typically offered Spring.

425 Biomechanics 3 Course Prerequisite: BIO ENG 321 with a C or better or CE 215 with a C or better; MATH 315 with a C or better. Methods for analysis of rigid body and deformable mechanics; application to biological tissue, especially bone, cartilage, ligaments, tendon and muscle. (Crosslisted course offered as BIO ENG 425/525, ME 525). Credit not granted for more than one of BIO ENG 425, BIO ENG 525, or ME 525. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Spring.

435 Bioelectric Phenomena and Devices 3 Course Prerequisite: E E 261 or 304; junior standing. The electrophysiology of excitable tissues (neurons and muscle) and human health applications involving recording activity or stimulating these tissues. Engineering principles are integrated with neural physiology for design and analysis of biomedical devices. Typically offered Even Years - Spring.

440 Unified Systems Bioengineering II 4 (3-3) Course Prerequisite: BIO ENG 210 with a C or better; BIO ENG 340 with a C or better. Continuation of BIO ENG 340; emphasis on feedback control system analysis and design, with examples from physiological systems. Typically offered Fall.

455 Metabolic Engineering 3 Course Prerequisite: BIO ENG 210 or CHE 211; CHE 201; MATH 220; MATH 315. Understanding metabolic properties of organisms such that cells can be modified for use as biochemical plants to produce desired bioproducts. (Crosslisted course offered as BIO ENG 455, CHE 474). Typically offered Fall.

476 Biomedical Engineering Principles 3 Course Prerequisite: CHE 310 with a C or better. The application of chemical engineering principles to biomedical processes. (Crosslisted course offered as CHE 476, BIO ENG 476.)

481 Advanced Topics in Bioengineering V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Junior standing; instructor permission. Advanced topics in bioengineering. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

488 Professional Practice Coop/Internship I V 1-2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: By department permission. Practicum for students admitted to the VCEA Professional Practice and Experiential Learning Program; integration of coursework with on-the-job professional experience. (Crosslisted course offered as ENGR 488, BIO ENG 488, CHE 488, CE 488, CPT S 488, E E 488, ME 488, MSE 488, SDC 488). Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

495 Internship in Bioengineering V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: BIO ENG 205; junior standing; instructor permission. Work experience related to academic learning. Typically offered Fall and Summer. S, F grading.

499 Special Problems in Bioengineering V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing; instructor permission. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

525 Biomechanics 3 Methods for analysis of rigid body and deformable mechanics; application to biological tissue, especially bone, cartilage, ligaments, tendon and muscle. (Crosslisted course offered as BIO ENG 425/525, ME 525). Credit not granted for more than one of BIO ENG 425, BIO ENG 525, or ME 525. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Spring.

541 Systems Bioengineering 3 Physiological systems emphasizing the cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, endocrine, musculoskeletal, nervous and sensory systems. Typically offered Spring.

550 Cellular Bioengineering 3 Cellular biology integrated with engineering science; cellular phenomena from an engineering perspective; quantitative engineering principles for cellular-based materials, diagnostic devise and sensor designs. Typically offered Fall.

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