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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biomedical Engineering, B.S., in partnership with UMKC

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Biomedical engineers combine engineering principles with sciences to design and create equipment, devices, computer systems, and software. Biomedical engineers work in manufacturing, in research facilities, and for a variety of other employers. 

Representing one of the fastest growing engineering disciplines, the biomedical engineering degree offered at Rockhurst University is an effective way to enter a lucrative, essential industry.

Year 1

Fall Semester

Year 2

Spring Semester

Year 3

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Year 4

Fall Semester

  • (3) (IAS)
  • ME 335 Biomedical Transport Phenomena (3) (UMKC)
  • ME 406 Intro to Biomaterials (3) (UMKC)
  • ME 415 Bioelectromagnetics & Bioelectricity (3) (UMKC)
  • ME 492 Mechanical Design Synthesis I (3) (UMKC)
  • Computer Programming (3)
  • Total hours: 18

Spring Semester

  • (3)
  • ME 4XX Engineering Elective (3) (UMKC) 
  • ME 495 Biomedical Engineering Capstone (3) (UMKC)
  • Rockhurst Core (3) (History & Culture)
  • Rockhurst Core (3) (Individuals & Society)
  • Rockhurst Core (3) (Modern Language or GC)
  • Total hours: 18

Total Degree Hours Required: 139


Graduation Requirements Summary:

Total Hours: 139                              
Total Minimum Hours at Rockhurst:  69
Major GPA: 2.0
Rockhurst GPA: 2.0

Minimum grade in each Mathematics, Physics,

Chemistry, Biology, or Engineering course:

C or above

ACT scores

1A math ACT score of 25 or above is required for this course. If you do not meet this requirement, instructor approval is necessary.

2A verbal ACT score of 24 or above is required for this course. If you do not meet this requirement, discuss this with your advisor.

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