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Math 171 - Calculus I

5 credits

Calculus I is based on the study of real valued functions of a single variable. The course topics includes limits and continuity, derivatives, antiderivatives, definite integrals and Riemann sums. Applications of differentiation and integration are also covered.

Prerequisites: MATH 108 Pre-Calculus or MATH 104 College Algebra and MATH 106 Trigonometry with grade(s) of C or better or four years of college preparatory mathematics and a satisfactory score on a placement examination.

Math 172 - Calculus II

4 credits

Techniques of integration, improper integrals, elementary differential equations and mathematical modeling, sequences and series, Taylor series, and parametric equations.

Prerequisite: Math 171 Calculus I with a grade of C or better

Math 301 - Statistics

3 credits

Elementary probability models, discrete and continuous random variables, sampling and sampling distributions, estimation, and hypothesis testing.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 171 with a grade of C or better

Math 371 - Differential Equations

3 credits

An introductory course treating ordinary differential equations of the first and second order; linear equations with constant coefficients; solutions using series, the Laplace transform, and numerical methods.

Prerequisite: Math 172 Calculus II with a grade of C or better

Bio 105- Bio Concepts

4 Credits

An introduction to the biological sciences. Addresses phenomena common to a diversity of life forms. Biological organization, cell biology, processing energy, genetics, evolution.

Phys 191 - General Physics I and II

10 credits

PHYS 191 I: A survey of mechanics, sound, and heat providing a background for advanced work in these fields. Recommended for students in pre-engineering and majors in physics, chemistry, or mathematics.

PHYS 191 II Prerequisite: Concurrent registration in or prior completion of MATH 171 Calculus I

Chem 105- General Chemistry

5 credits

This is the first semester of the 1-year Chemistry 105/106 course sequence, which is specifically designed to meet the needs of science majors and preprofessional students. Topics covered include: atomic theory, atomic and electronic structure, chemical bonding, mole concept, stoichiometry, state of matter, formulas and equations, solutions and colloids.

Prerequisite: Credit for or concurrent enrollment in Math 104, or completion/placement of any higher math course. Recommended: A previous course in High School or College Chemistry.

Chem 106 General Chemistry II

5 Credits

This is the second semester of the 1-year Chemistry 105/106 course sequence, which is specifically designed to meet the needs of science majors and preprofessional students.  Topics covered in Chemistry 106 include: molecular structure, chemistry of metals and selected nonmetals, intermolecular forces, chemical equilibrium.

Prerequisite: Chemistry 105 with a grade of (C) or better and either completion of Math 104 with a grade of C or better, completion/placement of any higher math course.

Bio 211- Human Anatomy

4 credits

A study of the fundamental structure and organization of the organs and systems of the human body.

Prerequisite: “C” or better in Biology 105 or equivalent..

Fundamentals Group

Egr 105 - Engineering Fundamentals

3 credits

This course is designed to equip students with the necessary tools and background information to prepare them to be successful engineering students as well as a successful practicing engineer. Topics covered in this course include project management, team work, technical writing, working with data and using spreadsheets, creating presentations, engineering design, and a survey of the engineering profession.

Prerequisites: Math 103. Special fees may apply

Egr 106 - Biomedical Engineering

1 credit


Egr 242 - Programming for Engineers

3 credits

This is an introductory course in computer programming using the Matlab programing language. Topics covered include data types, operators, expressions, flow controls, functions, data visualization, data import & export, symbolic computation, and debugging. An introduction to Simulink is also provided. Examples of computational problem solving, numerical simulation and modeling from different engineering and technology areas are presented.

Prerequisites: Math 104.

Egrt 130 - Basic Electrical Circuits I

4 credits

This course uses theory, laboratory investigation, and circuit simulation software to introduce basic electrical and circuit analysis principles. Emphasis is placed on direct current (DC) circuits containing voltage and current sources and resistor networks in series, parallel, and series-parallel configurations. This course also introduces the concepts of electric and magnetic fields in the context of capacitors and inductors and their transient responses in DC circuits. A unit on basic alternating current (AC) resistive circuits with sinusoidal voltage and currant sources is included.

Prerequisites: MATH 106 Trigonometry

Bio 212 - Human Physiology

4 credits

Structure/function relationships of the healthy human body, on the molecular, cellular, tissue, and organ-system levels.

Prerequisite: Biology 211 or 323 with a grade of C or better.

Bio 323 - Molecular & Cell Biology

3 credits

This course covers the fundamental elements of molecular and cellular biology, including some current research techniques. Molecular biology covers structure, function and biosynthesis of DNA, RNA and proteins as well as regulation of gene expression. Cell biology examines cellular structures and how they accomplish replication, metabolism and response to the environment.

Prerequisite: Prerequisites: Biology 105 (or equivalent); Chemistry 105 (or equivalent)


Egrt 131 - Basic Electrical Circuits II

4 credits

This course uses theory, laboratory investigation, and circuit simulation software to introduce basic electrical and circuit analysis principles. Emphasis is placed on the steady state characteristics of sinusoidal alternating current (AC) circuits with resistive and reactive (capacitors and inductors) elements in series, parallel, and series-parallel configurations. Transformers, three-phase power, frequency response analysis, and selected direct current (DC) topics will also be introduced.

Prerequisite: EGRT 130 Basic Electrical Circuits I

Advanced Study Group

Kin 410 - Applied Biomechanical Principles & Techniques

3 credits

The course will look in depth at the application of biomechanical principles to real world problems in exercise and sport science and rehabilitation. The theory and hands-on application of force measurement and three dimensional motion analysis techniques will be explored. This class is recommended for students who wish to pursue graduate study in fields related to human movement analysis or rehabilitation. 

Prerequisite: Kinesiology 340 and Math 106 (Trigonometry) or higher.

Egr 310 - Biomedical Materials

3 credits


Egr 326 - Signals and Systems

3 credits

An introduction to analysis techniques for continuous time and discrete time signals and typical model systems. Topics include system definitions and properties such as linearity, causality, time invariance and stability. Signal representations including Fourier and Laplace transforms will be used in convolution calculations, transfer functions and determinations of system responses. Applications to circuit analysis will be made. Software packages such as MATLAB will be used in laboratory and course work. 

Prerequisite: EGRT 232 Semiconductor Devices and MATH 162 Technical Calculus I or MATH 172 Calculus II

Egr 336 - Biomedical DevicesMechatronics

3 credits


Egrt 354 - Medical Imaging

3 credits


Egrt 392 - Biomedical Design Project

3 credits


Prerequisite:  TBD

Egrt 400 - Internship or Egrt 410 - Capstone Project

1-3 credits

EGR 400: Students will participate in a structured experience to gain professional skills and experiences that integrate their course work with real-world applications. These experiences can be obtained through employment, volunteer activities, or project-based opportunities. A description and timeline documenting the scope of the internship is developed by the student, the sponsoring agency, and the faculty coordinator. Evaluation of outcomes will be assessed through written reports, oral presentations, and interviews.

EGR 410: This course will provide the student with a culminating experience in their chosen area of engineering technology. This project will apply principals of engineering technology into practice during an off campus experience.

EGR 410 Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of instructor

Egrt 284 - Professional Skills in Engineering

1 credit This course is required as you prepare for professional co-ops, internships, and/or full-time job opportunities. This course will expose students to the expectations of a professional work environment and help you learn to balance field and office responsibilities. The exploration of engineering-related professions will help students identify both personally and professionally satisfying opportunities. The course will also explore interviewing, social media, presentation, and personal conduct at the work place.

Electives (3 cr minimum)

Egr 282 - Engineering Economics

3 credits

A study of the economic and financial factors in the engineering environment to be considered in managerial decision making. Topics include the time value of money, present worth analysis, uniform series, rate of return, benefit cost ratios, depreciation, income taxes, and inflation.

Prerequisites: MATH 104 College Algebra and EGR 105 Engineering Fundamentals

Egrt 318 - Fluid Mechanics

3 credits

The theory of fluid dynamics including hydrostatic forces, buoyancy, viscosity, and stability. Applications include Bernoulli’s equation, pipe flow, open-channel flow, drag and lift.

Prerequisite: EGRT 118 Fluid Control and MATH 162 Technical Calculus II or MATH 172 Calculus II

Egr 446 - Independent Study

1-3 credits

See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites and proper contract form requirements.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

Egrt 308 - Finite Element Analysis

3 credits

Introduces the finite element analysis (FEA) method and its application to stress analysis and structural mechanics. Topics include standard FEA techniques in one, two, and three dimensional systems, design optimization using FEA, incorporation of failure criteria and other constraints, and the interpretation of FEA results to ensure correctness.

Prerequisite: EGRT 207 Parametric Modeling, EGR 203 Mechanics of Materials and MATH 162 Technical Calculus II or  MATH 172 Calculus II

Egrt 365 - Special Topics

1-3 credits

An Engineering Technology course on a topic not covered in the program’s curriculum. This course may be repeated with different content. Each time it is offered, the topic will be announced in the class schedule.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

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