Admission Info

Interested in applying? Attend a Cockrell School Information Session followed by a BME sub-session. Questions can be directed to the Office of Admissions, which makes all undergraduate admissions decisions. Applicants can communicate with counselors about application status, decision, campus visit event registration, academics, financial aid, and housing.

Avi Wolfson, B.S. '08

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Avi Wolfson graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2008 with a B.S. degree in biomedical engineering and a B.A. in Plan II Honors. He then completed an M.S. in Technology Policy from MIT in 2010. He currently works as a Global Marketing Manager at GE Healthcare in London. Read more...

 

 

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Curriculum Overview

The University of Texas at Austin’s biomedical engineering (BME) undergraduate curriculum requires 133 semester hours for degree completion, and synthesizes engineering and quantitative molecular and cellular biology into a single undergraduate engineering degree. It incorporates principles of vertical integration, emphasizing hands-on design experience each year, and cumulates to a team capstone design experience.

2016-2018 Biomedical Engineering Curriculum

 BME General Curriculum

In years 3 and 4, students identify one of four technical areas in which focus 12 hours of technical elective coursework (at least 6 of the 12 hours must be engineering courses). A detailed description of degree requirements is published in the University Catalog.

Advising Materials

All curriculum requirements and degree planning resources listed below can be accessed here.

2016-2018 Catalog

BME General Curriculum, 2016-2018
BME Degree Planning Worksheet, 2016-2018
Required Course Flags, 2016-2018
Technical Area 1: Biomedical Imaging and Instrumentation
Technical Area 2: Cellular and Biomolecular Engineering
Technical Area 3: Computational Biomedical Engineering
Technical Area 4: Biomechanics

2014-2016 Catalog

BME General Curriculum, 2014-2016
BME Degree Planning Worksheet, 2014-2016
Core Curriculum Requirements, 2014-2016
Required Course Flags, 2014-2016
Technical Area 1: Biomedical Imaging and Instrumentation
Technical Area 2: Cellular and Biomolecular Engineering
Technical Area 3: Computational Biomedical Engineering
Technical Area 4: Biomechanics

2012-2014 Catalog

BME General Curriculum, 2012-2014
BME Degree Planning Worksheet, 2012-2014
Core Curriculum Requirements, 2012-2014
Required Course Flags, 2012-2014
Technical Area 1: Biomedical Imaging and Instrumentation
Technical Area 2: Cellular and Biomolecular Engineering
Technical Area 3: Computational Biomedical Engineering

 

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