Academic Calendar - 2020

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Engineering - Biomedical Engineering, School of

Admission Requirements

Students entering the Biomedical Engineering program must have completed the entire first year program in Engineering, with no outstanding credits to be taken, and have a Year Weighted Average (YWA) of at least 75%. First consideration will be given to applicants with a minimum grade of 60% in each course of the first-year engineering program.

Engineering Common First Year Program

Full-year courses: Applied Mathematics 1413, Engineering Science 1050, Business Administration 1299E.
Full-year half course: Engineering Science 1022A/B/Y
Half-year courses: Applied Mathematics 1411A/B, Chemistry 1302A/B, Engineering Science 1021A/B, Engineering Science 1036A/B, Physics 1401A/B and Physics 1402A/B.
(Three of the half courses are taken in each term as scheduled)

Module/Program Information

Second Year Program
Applied Mathematics 2270A/B, Applied Mathematics 2276A/B, Biology 1202B, BME 2201A/B, Computer Science 1037A/B, ECE 2205A/B, ECE 2231A/B, ECE 2233A/B, ECE 2236A/B, ECE 2240A/B, ECE 2241A/B, ECE 2277A/B, Writing 2130F/G.

Third Year Program
Applied Mathematics 3415A/B, Biochemistry 2280A, ECE 3330A/B, ECE 3331A/B, ECE 3332A/B, ECE 3336A/B, ECE 3337A/B, ECE 3370A/B, ECE 3375A/B, Physiology 2130, Statistical Sciences 2141A/B or Statistical Sciences 2143A/B, 0.5 non-technical elective,*** BME co-operative research project (summer term).

Fourth Year Program
BME 3301A/B, BME 3302A/B, BME 3303A/B, BME 3355A/B, BME 4400, BME 4501A/B, ES 4498F/G, 1.0 courses medical sciences electives,* 0.5 course technical elective,** 1.0 courses non-technical electives.***

*Medical sciences electives (electives not chosen from this list require special permission):
Anatomy and Cell Biology 3309, Biochemistry 3385A, Biochemistry 3386B, Biology 2382A/B, Biology 2581A/B, Chemistry 2213A/B, Chemistry 2283G, Communication Sciences and Disorders 4417A/B, Epidemiology 2200A/B, Health Sciences 2300A/B, Microbiology and Immunology 2500A/B, Neuroscience 2000, Physiology 3140A, the former Anatomy and Cell Biology 3319, the former Communication Sciences and Disorders 4497A/B.

**Biomedical Engineering technical electives (electives not chosen from this list require special permission):
CBE 4421A/B, CBE 4423A/B, ECE 4438A/B, ECE 4445A/B, MME 4469A/B, MME 4470A/B.

***Selection of the non-technical elective must be approved by the Department Counsellor to satisfy the CEAB requirements of subject matter that deals with central issues, methodologies, and thought processes of the humanities and social sciences. In addition, the courses must focus on topics related to health care and the health-care system and its effects on individuals and society. An approved list can be found on the Engineering website.

Approved healthcare non-technical electives:
Anthropology 2290F/G, Economics 2169F/G, Geography 2430A/B, History 2195A/B (King's), History of Science 2200E, Philosophy 2072F/G (King's), Philosophy 2715F/G, Political Science 2276F/G (Brescia), Religious Studies 2239F/G (King's), Sociology 2179A/B, Sociology 2180A/B, Sociology 2247A/B, Women's Studies 2244, Writing 3222F/G, the former Philosophy 2071E.