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  • Biomolecular Engineering

    This minor is for engineering and science students who desire knowledge of diverse biomedical and biotechnological applications encompassing biomolecular function, interactions and transport.

    About this Minor

    • College: Engineering
    • Credits: 15-16, completed with minimum grades of C

    The Department of Chemical Engineering administers this minor.


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

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

    Required Courses

    Courses Credits
    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 credits
    ABE 4662 Quantification of Biological Processes, 3 credits
    ABE 5442 Bioprocess Engineering, 3 credits
    BME 4220 Biomolecular Cell Mechanics, 3 credits
    BME 4321 Process of Cellular Dynamics, 3 credits
    ECH 4905 Special Problems in Chemical Engineering, 2 credits
    EGN 4912 Engineering Directed Independent Research, 2 credits ♦♦

    Nanoscale Transport and other approved electives.
    ♦♦ Research problems related to biomolecular engineering.

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minors: biomolecular-engineering