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University of Pittsburgh    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
 
  Jun 15, 2024
 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Bioengineering Minor


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Undergraduates in other departments can obtain a Minor in Bioengineering by satisfactorily completing (grade of C or better) one BioE seminar and five courses for a total of 16 credits (effective Fall 2022, 15 credits for Swanson School of Engineering students).  Students interested in a Bioengineering Minor are required to submit a completed BioE Minor Checklist to the Bioengineering Undergraduate Administrator for course approvals prior to enrolling in BIOENG courses in order to ensure that the requirements for the minor are fulfilled.  Approval to use substitute courses to meet minor requirements must be obtained in advance from the Bioengineering Undergraduate Program Director.

Requirements for the Bioengineering Minor are:

Bioengineering Seminar - 0 Credits


Course in Statistics - 4 Credits


Note: Students who have a major in the Swanson School of Engineering seeking a minor should take ENGR 0021  while students who do not have a major in the Swanson School of Engineering should take STAT 1000 .

Three BIOENG Elective Courses - 9 Credits


Note: Students must meet prerequisites (or equivalent) to enroll in BIOENG courses.

Additional Information


Note: BIOENG 1070 - INTRODUCTORY CELL BIOLOGY 1  and BIOENG 1071 - INTRODUCTION TO CELL BIOLOGY 2  are considered Basic Life Science Courses. Neither can be used to satisfy a BIOENG elective course requirement.

Note: BIOENG 1241 - SOCIETAL, POLITICAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN BIOENGINEERING  is a humanities/social science course that is restricted to Department of Bioengineering students only. The course cannot be used to satisfy a BIOENG elective course requirement.

Note: BIOENG 1095 - SPECIAL PROJECTS  cannot be used to satisfy a BIOENG elective course requirement

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