Biomedical engineering is a broad, interdisciplinary field in which engineering principles are integrated with the study of biology. At Widener, faculty members are pursuing research in a wide range of topics within biomedical engineering, such as cardiovascular mechanics, kidney dialysis, tissue engineering, and biomechanics.
Students enrolling in the biomedical engineering minor can expect to gain:
An understanding of basic physiology and the application of engineering principles to biomedical problems.
Practical application of their engineering skills to a bioengineering problem through the senior project.
An appropriate background to enter the workforce as a traditional engineer (e.g., mechanical or electrical engineer) in a biomedical engineering setting or to excel in a bioengineering or biomedical engineering graduate program.
Interested students should contact the biomedical engineering department chair early in their sophomore year.
The program of study that appears here applies to students who were admitted for the summer session of this catalog year and later. Students admitted prior to that term should select the appropriate catalog year of their admission. Choose previous catalogs from the Home, Graduate, or Undergraduate Catalog Page at http://Catalog.widener.edu.