Sep 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


 

Biomedical Engineering

  
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    BIOM 7105 - Physlgcl Control Sys

    (3) Modeling, representation, and analysis of physiological control systems, using control theory techniques; application will be modeling and control problems in cellular and general physiology; introduces basic concepts of control systems (transfer functions, feedback control system using root locus, frequency response methods); discusses various biological systems and their natural and driven control mechanisms.
  
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    BIOM 7110 - Biostatistics

    (3) Introduction to statistical techniques used for analysis of basic and clinical biomedical engineering data; sampling theory, hypothesis testing, ANOVA, and nonparametric techniques.
  
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    BIOM 7114 - Professional Dvlpmnt

    (3) Weekly presentations of biomedical engineering research by visiting faculty and invited speakers; weekly presentations by graduate students and discussions of graduate student research in journal clubs; required of all full-time graduate students. Grades of S, U, or IP will be given. Grades of S, U, or IP will be given.
  
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    BIOM 7116 - Math Model Biol Phenomn

    (3) Applications of mathematics to the understanding of biological systems in biomedical engineering and modern biology; basic concepts of mathematical modeling development and validation; realistic examples of mathematical models in biology.
  
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    BIOM 7203 - Bioelectricity

    (3) Introduction to electrical propagation through human tissue; membrane biophysics, action potentials, subthreshold stimuli, electrophysiology of heart, and neuromuscular junction.
  
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    BIOM 7209 - Biom Msrmnt/Instrmnt

    (3) Measurement techniques applicable in biomedical engineering; data acquisition system, mechanical instrumentation, interface systems, signal analyses; biocompatibility requirements.
  
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    BIOM 7222 - Biosensors

    (3) Provides graduate and upper-level students deeper understanding of chemical sensors and biosensors, with special emphasis on electrochemical biosensors and their in-vivo applications. The lectures and laboratory work will provide the theoretical basis and hands-on experience with macro and micro sensors and their fabrications.
  
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    BIOM 7301 - Functional Anatomy I

    (1) Application of engineering principles to functional anatomy and pathological processes of the axial and appendicular skeleton with focus on hip/pelvis, knee, foot and ankle anatomy and applied biomechanics.
  
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    BIOM 7302 - Functional Anatomy II

    (1) Application of engineering principles to functional anatomy and pathological processes of the axial and appendicular skeleton with focus on spine, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand functional anatomy and applied biomechanics.
  
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    BIOM 7303 - Mvmnt/Jnt/Implnt Mech

    (3) The course consists of the following sections; muscle and bone anthoropometry; kinetics: the link model, mechanical work, energy, and power; kinematics and dynamics of rigid bodies; and the development of mechanically equivalent models of the human musculoskeletal system.
  
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    BIOM 7305 - Adv Image Instrmntn

    (3) Presents both a general overview of the field of digital radiographic imaging and an in-depth treatment of one particular type, the Kinestatic Charge Detector imaging systems. Topics include the parameterization image quality, physics, and electronics of detection gases.
  
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    BIOM 7313 - Biomechanics II

    (3) Modern development of biomechanics at advanced mathematical level; dynamics of the lung, blood flow, microcirculation, and muscle mechanics.
  
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    BIOM 7331 - Advnces Orthopedic Biom

    (3) The course consists of a sequence of lectures devoted to special topics including: biomechanical analysis and function of upper extremity, lower extremity, and spine joint systems of the human body; and fracture healing and bone remodeling, bone regeneration, function of cartilage, and biomechanics of tendon, ligament, and meniscus.
  
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    BIOM 7408 - Biochemical Engineering

    (3) Application of engineering principles to effect biochemical transformation through use of living cells, subcellular organelles or enzymes; overview of biotechnology, bioreactor design; cell energetics, enzyme kinetics, Michelis-Menton calculations, immobilized cells; biosensors and process control.
  
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    BIOM 7430 - Biomaterials

    (3) Introduction to materials used in biomedical engineering; biocompatibility and uses of implantable materials such as ceramics, polyethylene, metals, composites and other materials.
  
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    BIOM 7432 - Advanced Biomaterials

    (3) Materials used in biomedical applications in relationship to corrosion, crack propagation, creep, and related topics; tissue ingrowth into materials.
  
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    BIOM 7452 - Fluid Mech Biomed Engr

    (3) Elements of hydrodynamics with applications to flow in biomedical systems; basic principles of continuity and Navier-Stokes equations; ideal and viscous flow, boundary layer solutions, fluid wave behavior; viscosity of plasma, blood, and viscoelastic fluids, principles of viscometry.
  
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    BIOM 7460 - Cell Adhesion

    (3) Biophysical and biochemical principles governing cell adhesion; integrin and selectin cell adhesion molecules; interactions between leukocytes and tumore cells with endothelium; measurement and modeling of cell adhesion phenomena.
  
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    BIOM 7470 - Tissue Engineering

    (3) Overview of the fundamental principles and current applications of tissue engineering in medicine and health care; topics include bone and cartilage analogs, synthetic skin grafts, cell encapsulation systems, and biohybrid vascular grafts.
  
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    BIOM 7480 - Expr Tech Cell/Tis Engr

    (3) Application and techniques of cell culture/tissue engineering including sterile technique and cell/biochemical measurements and instrumentation; topics include sterile technique, light spectroscopy, protein purification and analysis, PCR, chromatography and electrophoresis
  
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    BIOM 7501 - Medical Imaging

    (3) Introduction to theory and physics of medical imaging, basic elements of interactions of radiation with matter; analysis of nuclear magnetic resonance and ultrasound imaging techniques.
  
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    BIOM 7502 - Medical Imaging II

    (3) Continuation of 7501-8501. Advanced methods in medical imaging; theory and application of magnetic resonance, ultrasonic, nuclear medicine, and X-ray imaging techniques for biomedical engineers.
  
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    BIOM 7580 - Molecular Imaging

    (3)
  
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    BIOM 7721 - Clin/Indust Intern BME

    (3) Independent study for biomedical engineering students; investigation in at least one area selected from a master list and approved by the student’s advisor. Grades of A-F, or IP will be given. Grades of A-F, or IP will be given.
  
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    BIOM 7730 - Supervised Research I

    (1-12) Collaborative research with faculty that includes planning, design, execution, analysis, and presentation of research activities related to student’s thesis or dissertation work. Unlimited repeatability. Unlimited repeatability Grades of S, U, or IP will be given.
  
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    BIOM 7740 - Supervised Research II

    (3) Collaborative research with faculty that includes planning, design, execution, analysis, and presentation of research activities related to student’s Master’s thesis. Grades of A-F, or IP will be given.
  
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    BIOM 7760 - Recent Adv & Crit Rev in BME

    (1-3) Discussion of recent advances in biomedical engineering and development of critical reading and writing skills. Oral and written reports required. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 hours. PRE-REQUISITE: Permission of instructor. NOTE: This course cannot be used to fulfill degree requirements. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 hours
  
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    BIOM 7900 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7901 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7902 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7903 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7904 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7905 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7906 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7907 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7908 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7909 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7910 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7911 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7912 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7913 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7914 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7915 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7916 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7917 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7918 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7919 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7920 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 7991 - Project I

    (1-3) Independent study in Biomedical Engineering on topic selected in conjunction with instructor. Oral and written reports required. May be used for curricular training as a part of an internship program. Grades of A-F, or IP will be given. Grades of A-F, or IP will be given.
  
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    BIOM 7992 - Project II

    (1-3) Independent investigation of problem selected in consultation with instructor. Oral and written reports required. May be used for curricular training as a part of an internship program. Grades of A-F, or IP will be given. Grades of A-F, or IP will be given.
  
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    BIOM 7996 - Masters Thesis

    (1-12) Grades of S, U, or IP will be given. Grades of S, U, or IP will be given.
  
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    BIOM 8004 - Life Sciences Biom I

    (3) This introduction and application to aspects of the entire body provides engineers and physical scientists with an understanding of aspects of the chemical, physical, and mechanical basis of cell shape, function, and motility; integrated treatment of topics in cellular biochemistry, protein synthesis, energy releasing pathways, and membrane biophysics.
  
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    BIOM 8005 - Life Sciences Biom II

    (3) Continuation of 7004-8004. An introduction for engineers and physical scientists to aspects of systemic physiology with an emphasis on and connections to biomedical engineering.
  
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    BIOM 8030 - Stem Cells: Culture/Appl

    (3) (BIOL 7030-8030) (BIOL 7030-8030) This course contains both theoretical and application based approaches to pluripotent, fetal and adult stem cells. Related topics include stemness, potency, differentiation, regenerative medicine, induced pluripotent stem cells, cancer stem cells, and the ethics of stem cell research. This course will survey modern methods for isolation, culture, and application of stem cells in research and medicine. Three lecture hours per week.
  
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    BIOM 8101 - Biomed Engr Analysis I

    (3) Analytical and numerical solution techniques used in analysis of biomedical engineering problems; introduction to modern computational software packages for experience with modern problem-solving methods.
  
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    BIOM 8103 - Theory Continuous Media

    (3) Analysis of stress and deformation at a point; derivation of the fundamental equations in tensor notation by application of the basic laws of conservation of mass, energy, and momentum in mechanics and thermodynamics.
  
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    BIOM 8105 - Physlgcl Control Sys

    (3) Modeling, representation, and analysis of physiological control systems, using control theory techniques; application will be modeling and control problems in cellular and general physiology; introduces basic concepts of control systems (transfer functions, feedback control system using root locus, frequency response methods); discusses various biological systems and their natural and driven control mechanisms.
  
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    BIOM 8110 - Biostatistics

    (3) Introduction to statistical techniques used for analysis of basic and clinical biomedical engineering data; sampling theory, hypothesis testing, ANOVA, and nonparametric techniques.
  
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    BIOM 8114 - Professional Dvlpmnt

    (3) Weekly presentations of biomedical engineering research by visiting faculty and invited speakers; weekly presentations by graduate students and discussions of graduate student research in journal clubs; required of all full-time graduate students. Grades of S, U, or IP will be given. Grades of S, U, or IP will be given.
  
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    BIOM 8116 - Math Model Biol Phenomn

    (3) Applications of mathematics to the understanding of biological systems in biomedical engineering and modern biology; basic concepts of mathematical modeling development and validation; realistic examples of mathematical models in biology.
  
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    BIOM 8203 - Bioelectricity

    (3) Introduction to electrical propagation through human tissue; membrane biophysics, action potentials, subthreshold stimuli, electrophysiology of heart, and neuromuscular junction.
  
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    BIOM 8209 - Biom Msrmnt/Instrmnt

    (3) Measurement techniques applicable in biomedical engineering; data acquisition system, mechanical instrumentation, interface systems, signal analyses; biocompatibility requirements.
  
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    BIOM 8222 - Biosensors

    (3) Provides graduate and upper-level students deeper understanding of chemical sensors and biosensors, with special emphasis on electrochemical biosensors and their in-vivo applications. The lectures and laboratory work will provide the theoretical basis and hands-on experience with macro and micro sensors and their fabrications.
  
  •  

    BIOM 8301 - Functional Anatomy I

    (1) Application of engineering principles to functional anatomy and pathological processes of the axial and appendicular skeleton with focus on hip/pelvis, knee, foot and ankle anatomy and applied biomechanics.
  
  •  

    BIOM 8302 - Functional Anatomy II

    (1) Application of engineering principles to functional anatomy and pathological processes of the axial and appendicular skeleton with focus on spine, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand functional anatomy and applied biomechanics.
  
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    BIOM 8303 - Mvmnt/Jnt/Implnt Mech

    (3) The course consists of the following sections; muscle and bone anthoropometry; kinetics: the link model, mechanical work, energy, and power; kinematics and dynamics of rigid bodies; and the development of mechanically equivalent models of the human musculoskeletal system.
  
  •  

    BIOM 8305 - Adv Image Instrmntn

    (3) Presents both a general overview of the field of digital radiographic imaging and an in-depth treatment of one particular type, the Kinestatic Charge Detector imaging systems. Topics include the parameterization image quality, physics, and electronics of detection gases. PREREQUISITE(S): BIOM 7501 -BIOM 8501  and BIOM 7501 -BIOM 8502 .
  
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    BIOM 8313 - Biomechanics II

    (3) Modern development of biomechanics at advanced mathematical level; dynamics of the lung, blood flow, microcirculation, and muscle mechanics.
  
  •  

    BIOM 8331 - Advnces Orthopedic Biom

    (3) The course consists of a sequence of lectures devoted to special topics including: biomechanical analysis and function of upper extremity, lower extremity, and spine joint systems of the human body; and fracture healing and bone remodeling, bone regeneration, function of cartilage, and biomechanics of tendon, ligament, and meniscus.
  
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    BIOM 8408 - Biochemical Engineering

    (3) Application of engineering principles to effect biochemical transformation through use of living cells, subcellular organelles or enzymes; overview of biotechnology, bioreactor design; cell energetics, enzyme kinetics, Michelis-Menton calculations, immobilized cells; biosensors and process control.
  
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    BIOM 8430 - Biomaterials

    (3) Introduction to materials used in biomedical engineering; biocompatibility and uses of implantable materials such as ceramics, polyethylene, metals, composites and other materials.
  
  •  

    BIOM 8432 - Advanced Biomaterials

    (3) Materials used in biomedical applications in relationship to corrosion, crack propagation, creep, and related topics; tissue ingrowth into materials.
  
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    BIOM 8452 - Fluid Mech Biomed Engr

    (3) Elements of hydrodynamics with applications to flow in biomedical systems; basic principles of continuity and Navier-Stokes equations; ideal and viscous flow, boundary layer solutions, fluid wave behavior; viscosity of plasma, blood, and viscoelastic fluids, principles of viscometry.
  
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    BIOM 8460 - Cell Adhesion

    (3) Biophysical and biochemical principles governing cell adhesion; integrin and selectin cell adhesion molecules; interactions between leukocytes and tumore cells with endothelium; measurement and modeling of cell adhesion phenomena.
  
  •  

    BIOM 8470 - Tissue Engineering

    (3) Overview of the fundamental principles and current applications of tissue engineering in medicine and health care; topics include bone and cartilage analogs, synthetic skin grafts, cell encapsulation systems, and biohybrid vascular grafts. PREREQUISITE(S): Permission of instructor.
  
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    BIOM 8480 - Expr Tech Cell/Tis Engr

    (3) Application and techniques of cell culture/tissue engineering including sterile technique and cell/biochemical measurements and instrumentation; topics include sterile technique, light spectroscopy, protein purification and analysis, PCR, chromatography and electrophoresis
  
  •  

    BIOM 8501 - Medical Imaging

    (3) Introduction to theory and physics of medical imaging, basic elements of interactions of radiation with matter; analysis of nuclear magnetic resonance and ultrasound imaging techniques.
  
  •  

    BIOM 8502 - Medical Imaging II

    (3) Continuation of 7501-8501. Advanced methods in medical imaging; theory and application of magnetic resonance, ultrasonic, nuclear medicine, and X-ray imaging techniques for biomedical engineers.
  
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    BIOM 8580 - Molecular Imaging

    (3)
  
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    BIOM 8710 - Integrity-Conduct of Sci Res

    (3) A study of the ethical principles and related federal and state laws that govern scientific research. Lectures and case studies are used to address topics including research with human subjects, research with animals, the use of human biological materials, privacy and confidentiality of research and medical records, conflicts of interest, scientific misconduct, ownership of research, responsible reporting of research, and ethical training practices.
  
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    BIOM 8721 - Clin/Indust Intern Bme

    (3) Independent study for biomedical engineering students; investigation in at least one area selected from a master list and approved by the student’s advisor. Grades of A-F, or IP will be given. Grades of S, U, or IP will be given.
  
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    BIOM 8730 - Supervised Research I

    (1-12) Collaborative research with faculty that includes planning, design, execution, analysis, and presentation of research activities related to student’s thesis or dissertation work. Unlimited repeatability. Unlimited repeatability Grades of S, U, or IP will be given.
  
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    BIOM 8750 - Supervised Research III

    (3) Collaborative research with faculty that includes planning, design, execution, analysis, and presentation of research activities related to student’s doctoral dissertation. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 hours. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 hours. PREREQUISITE(S): Permission of instructor. Grades of A-F, or IP will be given.
  
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    BIOM 8760 - Recent Adv & Crit Rev in BME

    (1-3) Discussion of recent advances in biomedical engineering and development of critical reading and writing skills. Oral and written reports required. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 hours. PRE-REQUISITE: Permission of instructor May be repeated for a maximum of 3 hours
  
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    BIOM 8900 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 8901 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 8902 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 8903 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 8904 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 8905 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 8906 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 8907 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 8908 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 8909 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 8910 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 8911 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 8912 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 8913 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 8914 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
  
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    BIOM 8915 - Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering

    (1-3) Topics are varied and announced in online class listings.
 

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