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Last approved: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 09:02:13 GMT

Last edit: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 19:22:56 GMT

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Major
BME (Biomedical Engineering)
295
032529
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Research in Biomedical Engineering for Undergraduates
Research in BME for UG
College of Engineering
Biomedical Engineering (14BME)
Term Offering
Fall and Spring
Offered Every Year
Fall 2018
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

Grading Method
Graded with S/U option
1-3
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Research3
Course Attribute(s)


If your course includes any of the following competencies, check all that apply.
University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Lianne Cartee
Teaching Associate Professor

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Research1010YesN/A
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
R: BME Majors, Departmental Approval Required

Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
No
Opportunity for faculty mentored research in biomedical engineering. Approved plan of work required with significant independent research culminating in a final paper. Students must identify an advisor or co-advisor from within the BME faculty with whom to work on a regular basis. The advisor and BME Undergraduate Affairs Committee must approve the student project prior to the student registering for the course.

To recognize and evaluate the efforts of biomedical engineering students who are doing undergraduate research.


No

Is this a GEP Course?
No
GEP Categories

Humanities Open when gep_category = HUM
Each course in the Humanities category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Mathematical Sciences Open when gep_category = MATH
Each course in the Mathematial Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Natural Sciences Open when gep_category = NATSCI
Each course in the Natural Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Social Sciences Open when gep_category = SOCSCI
Each course in the Social Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Interdisciplinary Perspectives Open when gep_category = INTERDISC
Each course in the Interdisciplinary Perspectives category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Visual & Performing Arts Open when gep_category = VPA
Each course in the Visual and Performing Arts category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Health and Exercise Studies Open when gep_category = HES
Each course in the Health and Exercise Studies category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
&
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Global Knowledge Open when gep_category = GLOBAL
Each course in the Global Knowledge category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve objective #1 plus at least one of objectives 2, 3, and 4:
 
 

 
 

 
Please complete at least 1 of the following student objectives.
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

US Diversity Open when gep_category = USDIV
Each course in the US Diversity category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve at least 2 of the following objectives:
Please complete at least 2 of the following student objectives.
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Requisites and Scheduling
 
a. If seats are restricted, describe the restrictions being applied.
 

 
b. Is this restriction listed in the course catalog description for the course?
 

 
List all course pre-requisites, co-requisites, and restrictive statements (ex: Jr standing; Chemistry majors only). If none, state none.
 

 
List any discipline specific background or skills that a student is expected to have prior to taking this course. If none, state none. (ex: ability to analyze historical text; prepare a lesson plan)
 

Additional Information
Complete the following 3 questions or attach a syllabus that includes this information. If a 400-level or dual level course, a syllabus is required.
 
Title and author of any required text or publications.
 

 
Major topics to be covered and required readings including laboratory and studio topics.
 

 
List any required field trips, out of class activities, and/or guest speakers.
 

No new resources are required

A significant number of biomedical engineering students are interested in undergraduate research for various career options. The goal of this course is to formalize their efforts with a contract so that it can be part of their transcript.


Student Learning Outcomes

1. Develop a research plan and carry out research in a manner consistent with the discipline as determined by the instructor,


2. Critically analyze data and draw substantive conclusions from the analysis,


3. Write a paper in journal format.


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
presentation30%Written Report
Lab Report30%Data Analysis
Project40%Development of Research Plan 15%
Execution of Research Plan 25%
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
N/A

lacartee (Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:07:46 GMT): Rollback: Please add multiple sections and variable credit hours
lamarcus (Tue, 29 Aug 2017 16:38:50 GMT): Rollback: Rollback at instructor request via e-mail 8/29/17.
lacartee (Tue, 05 Sep 2017 19:06:10 GMT): Please remove presentation
lamarcus (Tue, 05 Sep 2017 19:27:54 GMT): Rollback: Rollback per instructor request 9/5/17
dwparish (Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:22:40 GMT): Rollback: Needs corrections as per CCC
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