Bachelor of Engineering - Biomedical Engineering (BME) Major University of Guelph
Enhancing Health, Medicine and Quality of Life
Make Your Degree Work for You
Innovate engineering principles and technologies to design ways of improving human and animal health and quality of life, through the study of anatomy, physiology and human kinetics, and more.
Choose Your Area of Focus
Elective concentrations are available in the areas of biomechanics, biosignal processing, and pharmaceuticals. The program is built around the concept of interdisciplinary application of engineering principles to health-related problems.
Build Your Engineering Career Foundation
Our graduates in Biomedical engineering apply mathematical, scientific and engineering principles to a wide variety of fields and find employment across the private and public sectors of the healthcare industry.
Why Biomedical Engineering?
The growing field of Biomedical Engineering fuses engineering design and problem-solving to improve human health. As a student and graduate of Biomedical Engineering – you will be on the cutting edge of medical innovation and advancements in human health. From examining bio-systems from molecular to a full body scale to understanding what happens when something goes wrong, as in the case of injury or disease, Biomedical Engineering provides a diverse set of medical skills and experience and can also be an entry point into medical school.
This is a major within the degree: Bachelor of Engineering.
- CHEM*1040 General Chemistry I 0.50
- ENGG*1100 Engineering and Design I 0.75
- ENGG*1500 Engineering Analysis 0.50
- MATH*1200 Calculus I 0.50
- PHYS*1130 Physics with Applications 0.50
- CHEM*1050 General Chemistry II 0.50
- CIS*1500 Introduction to Programming 0.50
- ENGG*1210 Engineering Mechanics I 0.50
- MATH*1210 Calculus II 0.50
- PHYS*1010 Introductory Electricity and Magnetism 0.50
- ENGG*2160 Engineering Mechanics II 0.50
- ENGG*2230 Fluid Mechanics 0.50
- ENGG*2400 Engineering Systems Analysis 0.50
- MATH*2270 Applied Differential Equations 0.50
- STAT*2120 Probability and Statistics for Engineers 0.50
- 0.50 restricted electives 1 0.50
- BIOL*1080 Biological Concepts of Health 0.50
- BIOM*2000 Concepts in Human Physiology 0.50
- ENGG*2100 Engineering and Design II 0.75
- ENGG*2120 Material Science 0.50
- ENGG*2450 Electric Circuits 0.50
- MATH*2130 Numerical Methods 0.50
- BIOM*3010 Biomedical Comparative Anatomy 0.50
- ENGG*3260 Thermodynamics 0.50
- ENGG*3390 Signal Processing 0.50
- ENGG*3450 Electronic Devices 0.50
- HIST*1250 Science and Technology in a Global Context 0.50
- 0.50 restricted electives 0.50
- ENGG*3100 Engineering and Design III 0.75
- ENGG*3170 Biomaterials 0.50
- ENGG*3410 Systems and Control Theory 0.50
- ENGG*3430 Heat and Mass Transfer 0.50
- PATH*3610 Principles of Disease 0.50
- 0.50 restricted electives 0.50
- ENGG*3240 Engineering Economics 0.50
- ENGG*4000 Proposal for Engineering Design IV 0.00
- ENGG*4390 Bio-instrumentation Design 0.75
- 2.00 restricted electives 2.00
- ENGG*4180 Biomedical Engineering Design IV 1.00
- 1.75 restricted electives 1.75
The Engineering Program requires Biomedical Engineering students to complete the following combination of elective credits to complete their program:
- 2.50 credits from the BME-1 Biomedical Engineering electives
- 0.75 credits from the BME-2 Biomedical Engineering design electives
- 2.00 credits from Complementary Studies electives
Consult the Program Guide for further information on the prerequisite requirements specific to each elective. Students can take a maximum of 1.50 credits at the 1000 level from the above list of electives.
Graduates in Biomedical engineering are able to apply mathematical, scientific and engineering principles to a wide variety of fields and find employment across the private and public sectors of the health care industry.