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Current Graduate Students: Required Coursework

Prior to commencing coursework at Tulane, an entering graduate student will prepare a proposed curriculum in conjunction with his/her advisor. Prior to receiving the Master's degree, the student must present evidence of having completed the following courses, either at Tulane or at his/her undergraduate institution:

Graduate Degree Requirements - with 5th Year

(numbers in parentheses are Tulane courses satisfying each requirement)
  Master's
Description of Requirement PhD 5th-Year Thesis Non-Thesis

Anatomy and Physiology with Lab
(BMEN 6030/6035)

3 + 1 from BSE 3 + 1 3 + 1

Quantitative Physiology with Lab
(BMEN 6070/6075)

3 + 1 from BSE 3 + 1 3 + 1

Advanced Mathematics *

3 3 3 3

Domain Distribution

(see Table below)
One course each in 3 of 4 domains
Maximum of 1, 3xxx-6xxx cross-listed domain courses

3 3 3 3

Total credits required to petition to take PhD qualifying exam:

21 n/a n/a n/a

Elective course 1

3 3 3 3

Elective course 2

3 3 optional 3

Elective course 3

3 optional optional 3

Minimum of elective course credits required:

9 6 3 9

Research Seminar (BMEN 6710 – register every fall)

Maximum Credits Allowed

4 1 1 1

Remaining 15 credits may be satisfied by BMEN 7310-7320 Research in BME (graded), Directed Readings, or didactic courses

15 n/a n/a n/a

Total graduate course credits required for graduation:

48 18 24 30
*Introductory Biostatistics (BIOS 6030) will not count towards the Advanced Mathematics requirement
BMEN 3xxx Domain Courses with BMEN 6xxx Professional Electives
Biomedical Design Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Biomechanics and Biotransport Biosignals and Bioimaging
BMEN 3xxx Courses
3932
Elements of BMEN Design
3400
Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering
3650
Biomechanics & Biotransport
3730
Biomedical signals and systems
BMEN 6xxx Courses
6070
Tech Invention & Commercialization
6220
Neural Micro-engineering
6310
Continuum Models in Biomedical Engineering
6060
Biomedical Acoustics
6790
Design Studio
6260
Molecular Principles of Functional Biomaterials
6330
Advanced Biofluid Mechanics
6170
Biomedical Optics
6930
TRIZ Theory Invent Design
6430
Vascular Bioengineering
6340
Soft Tissue Mechanics
6830
Intro to Biomedical Imaging and Image Processing
SCEN6000
Entrepreneurship in Eng and Bioscience
6680
Orthopedic Bioengineering
6600
Comp. Modeling of Biomedical Systems
6840
Medical Imaging Physics

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