• Degree: Bachelor
  • Campus: Debbieh
  • Faculty: Engineering
  • Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering

Program Description

Mission

The educational mission of Biomedical Engineering (BME) Program is to deliver high quality undergraduate education which combines balanced theoretical and practical topics in Biological, Medical and Electrical systems. Graduates of the program will have a mastery of fundamental knowledge in a variety of Biomedical Engineering fields, management, and entrepreneurial skills. Graduates will be qualified to pursue successful careers in their profession or graduate studies in different areas.

Objectives

The educational objectives of the program are determined to support career advancement of the graduates as they pursue their career goals. The graduates will:

1. Design, optimize and maintain biomedical systems in tune with community needs and environmental concerns

2. Be able to develop and integrate new technologies as they emerge

3. Engage in a technical/managerial role in diverse teams

4. Pursue entrepreneurial initiatives and launch startup companies

5. Communicate effectively and use resources skillfully in projects development

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program graduates shall be able to:

a. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

b. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

c. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability

d. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams

e. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

f. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

g. An ability to communicate effectively

h. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context

i. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

j. A knowledge of contemporary issues

k. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Degree Requirements

The undergraduate curriculum for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering consists of 150 credit-hours of course work + ICDL, where the standard duration of study is 10 semesters.

Career opportunities

Biomedical engineers are responsible for the creation of artificial organs, automated patient monitoring, blood chemistry sensors, advanced therapeutic and surgical devices, application of expert systems and artificial intelligence to clinical decision making, design of optimal clinical laboratories, medical imaging systems, computer modeling of physiological systems, biomaterials design, and biomechanics for injury and wound healing, among many others.

Program Overview

The Student’s Study Plan is given to every BME student upon his/her enrollment. The BIME curriculum consists of the following components:

Common Requirements Credits
General University Requirements 20
Basic Sciences and Mathematics 26
General Engineering topics 9
BME Program-Specific Requirements Credits
Engineering Topics from Outside the Major 5
Basic Electrical, Computer and Communications Engineering 38
BME Core 35
BME Technical Electives 12
Final Year Project 4
Internship 1

Program Catalog

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Laboratories


Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
ENGR002 Introduction To Engineering 2 (2Crs.: 2Lec,0Lab) GEC
MATH281 Linear Algebra 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab) BSMC
MATH282 Calculus 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab) BSMC
MCHE213 Dynamics 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab) GE
PHYS281 Electricity And Magnetism 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec, 0Lab) BSMC
ARAB001 Arabic Language 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) CUR
BLAW001 Human Rights 1 1 Lec. CUR
Second Semester
COMP208 Programming I 3 (3Crs.: 2Lec,2Lab) GE
COMP225 Digital Systems I 3 (3Crs.: 2Lec, 2Lab) ETOS
MATH283 Differential Equations 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab) BSMC
PHYS282 Material Properties And Heat 3 (3Crs.: 2Lec,2Lab) BSMC
POWE212 Electric Circuits I 3 (3 Crs.: 3Lec, 0Lab) ETOS
ENGL001 ENGLISH LANGUAGE 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) CUR
Summer I
CHEM241 Principles of Chemistry 3 (3Cr.:3 Lec) BSMC
ENGL211 Advanced Writing 2 (2Crs.: 2Lec,0Lab) GEC
------- General Electives 4 (4) E
Third Semester
BIOL231 Biology I 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) BEPC
COME212L Electric Circuits Lab 1 (1Cr.:0Lec,2Lab) CEECC
COME214 Electric Circuits II 3 (3 Crs.: 3Lec, 0Lab) CEECC
COME221 Electronic Circuits I 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CEECC
COMP226 Digital Systems II 3 (3Crs.: 2Lec, 2Lab) CECC
POWE271 Electromagnetic Fundamentals 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) EPMECC
Fourth Semester
COME222 Electronic Circuits II 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CEECC
COME222L Electronic Circuits Lab 1 (1Cr.:0Lec,2Lab) CEECC
ENGL300 Speech Communications 2 (2Crs.: 2Lec,0Lab) GEC
INME221 Engineering Economy 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab) GE
MATH284 Numerical Analysis 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec, 0Lab) BSMC
MATH381 Probability And Statistics 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec, 0Lab) BSMC
Summer II
CHEM405 Solid State Chemistry 2 (2Crs.: 2Lec,0Lab) BSMC
ENGR001 Engineering Ethics 1 (1Crs.: 1Lec, 0Lab) GEC
MGMT002 Entrepreneurship I 2 (2Crs.: 2Lec, 0Lab) GEC
------- General Electives 4 (4) E
Fifth Semester
BIME441 Biomedical Sensors 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,2Lab) BEPC
BIMExxx Technical Electives 1 3 (3) E
COME381 Signals And Systems 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CEECC
COMP335 Microprocessors for Biomedical Engineering 3 (3Crs.: 2Lec, 2Lab) ETOS
HESC201 Human Anatomy & Physiology 3 (3Cr:2Lec,2Lab,0Tut) BEPC
INME423 Project Planning & Management 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Tut) ETOS
Sixth Semester
BIME310 Biomedical Instrumentation I 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) BEPC
CHEM234 Organic Chemistry 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) BEPC
COME384 Digital Signal Processing 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,2Lab) CEECC
COMP534 Pattern Recognition 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec, 0Tut) ETOS
HESC202 Health Care Profession & Bio Ethics 1 (1Cr:1Lec,0Lab,0Tut) BEPC
PHYS352 Biophysics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) BEPC
Seventh Semester
BIME411 Biomedical Instrumentation II 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) BEPC
BIME411L Biomedical Instrumentation Lab 1 (1Cr: 3 Lab) BEPC
BIME421 Biomedical Imaging I 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) BEPC
BIME499 Internship 1 (1Cr) BEPC
BIME500 Research Methodology 2 (2Crs.:2Lec, 0Lab) BEPC
BIME501 Final Year Project I 1 (1Cr.) BEPC
BIMExxx Technical Electives 2 3 (3) E
COMP535 Digital Image Processing 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec, 0Lab) ETOS
Eighth Semester
BIME422 Biomedical Imaging II 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) BEPC
BIME422L Biomedical Imaging Lab 1 (1Cr, 3Lab) BEPC
BIME432 Biologiocal Materials 3 (3Crs.:2Lec, 2Lab) BEPC
BIME502 Final Year Project II 3 (3Crs.) BEPC
BIMExxx Technical Electives 3 6 (6) E