Jun 14, 2024  
2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog ARCHIVED CATALOG: Content may no longer be accurate.

Biomedical Engineering (BS)

  • Program Prerequisite: Not required.
  • Minor: Not required.
  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in all BME and support courses is required for this major (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable). Students must have an overall GPA of 2.8 or higher to graduate.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 126 credit hours is required for graduation.
  • Program Code: 8105BS
  • CIPC: 140501

Program Educational Objectives

The Objectives of the ECE undergraduate programs in Biomedical Engineering are to educate graduates to become productive, accountable, and responsible professionals in engineering who will:

  1. Apply their engineering skills, through theory and application, in industry, government, society, or in graduate school;
  2. Practice high technical and ethical standards and communicate their work to colleagues, industry, and professional organizations;
  3. Work effectively and contribute in interdisciplinary fields while encouraging expression and valuing diversity;
  4. Understand the importance of lifelong learning and continuous professional growth in a changing world as shown through self-directed learning, specialized trainings, certifications, licensing, and graduate programs.


The Weber State University Biomedical Engineering program is pursuing accreditation by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.


All Biomedical Engineering students are required to meet with their faculty advisor at least annually for course and program advisement. Please call the department secretary at 801-626-6898 to schedule an appointment or schedule and appointment online.

Admission Requirements

See an academic advisor for the College of Engineering, Applied Science and Technology to declare your program of study (major). The program is split into two parts, a pre-professional program and a professional program.

Departmental Honors

For information on Departmental Honors, please see the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering website or the Honors Program.

General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements  for Bachelor of Science degrees. Consult with your advisor and refer to the major requirements below for specific general education courses required.

Major Course Requirements for BME (BS) Degree

The Biomedical Engineering program is comprised of three components: (1) Pre-professional Program, (2) Professional Program, and (3) Required Support Courses.

2. Professional Program

Professional Program Admission Requirements:

After completion of the pre-professional program, students are required to apply for admittance to the professional program. A minimum GPA of 2.8 in the Pre-Professional Required Courses listed above is required for application to the Professional Program.