Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Engineering - Biomedical Engineering

Admission Requirements

Students entering the Biomedical Engineering program must have completed the entire first year program in Engineering, with no outstanding credits to be taken, and have a Year Weighted Average (YWA) of at least 75%. First consideration will be given to applicants with a minimum grade of 60% in each course of the first-year engineering program.

First Year Program

Full-year courses: Applied Mathematics 1413, Engineering Science 1050, Business Administration 1299E.
Full-year half course: Engineering Science 1022A/B/Y
Half-year courses: Applied Mathematics 1411A/B, Chemistry 1302A/B, Engineering Science 1021A/B, Engineering Science 1036A/B, Physics 1401A/B and Physics 1402A/B.
(two of the half courses are taken in each term as scheduled)

Module/Program Information

Second Year Program
Applied Mathematics 2270A/B, Applied Mathematics 2277A/B, Biology 1202B, BME 22201A/B, CBE 2206A/B, CBE 2207A/B, CBE 2214A/B, CBE 2220A/B, CBE 2221A/B, CBE 2224A/B, CBE 2290A/B, CBE 2291A/B, Writing 2130F/G.

Third Year Program
Biochemistry 2280A, CBE 3310A/B, CBE 3315A/B, CBE 3318A/B, CBE 3319A/B, CBE 3322A/B, CBE 3323A/B, CBE 3324A/B, CBE 3325A/B, CBE 3395Y, ECE 2208A/B, Statistical Sciences 2141A/B or Statistical Sciences 2143A/B, 0.5 non-technical elective,*** BME co-operative research project (summer term).

Fourth Year Program
BME 33301A/B, BME 3302A/B, BME 3303A/B, BME 3355A/B, BME 4400, BME 4501A/B, ES 4498F/G, Physiology 2130, 0.5 course medical sciences elective,* 1.0 courses non-technical

*Medical sciences electives (electives not chosen from this list require special permission):
Anatomy and Cell Biology 3309, Anatomy and Cell Biology 3319, Biochemistry 3385A, Biochemistry 3386B, Biology 2382A/B, Biology 2581A/B, Chemistry 2213A/B, Chemistry 2283G, Communication Sciences and Disorders 4417A/B, Communication Sciences and Disorders 4497A/B, Epidemiology 2200A/B, Health Sciences 2300A/B, Microbiology and Immunology 2500A/B, Neuroscience 2000, Physiology 3140A.

**Biomedical Engineering technical electives (electives not chosen from this list require special permission):
CBE 4421A/B, CBE 4423A/B, ECE 4438A/B, ECE 4445A/B, MME 4469A/B, MME 4470A/B.

***Selection of the non-technical elective must be approved by the Department Counsellor to satisfy the CEAB requirements of subject matter that deals with central issues, methodologies, and thought processes of the humanities and social sciences. In addition, the courses must focus on topics related to health care and the health-care system and its effects on individuals and society. An approved list can be found on the Engineering website.

Approved healthcare non-technical electives:
Anthropology 2290F/G, Economics 2169F/G, Geography 2430A/B, History 2195A/B (King's), History of Science 2200E, Philosophy 2071E, Philosophy 2072F/G (King's), Philosophy 2715F/G, Political Science 2276F/G (Brescia), Religious Studies 2239F/G (King's), Sociology 2179A/B, Sociology 2180A/B, Sociology 2247A/B, Women's Studies 2244, Writing 3222F/G.