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Minor requirements

Students are eligible to enroll in the biomedical engineering minor program of study once they've met all of the program's initial requirements. Once enrolled, a student must take six hours of required coursework, six hours of approved elective courses, and six hours of approved biomedical engineering research for a total of 18 credits.

Enrollment requirements

In order to be eligible for the biomedical engineering minor, students must be enrolled in one of the degree-granting programs offered by the Virginia Tech College of Engineering. Students must also have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0.

How to enroll

Interested students should complete the minor application, which is part of the College's change of major application process. Students can apply for the biomedical engineering minor only, or for another engineering major and the biomedical engineering minor at the same time. 

Course offerings

Explore the offered courses in the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

Undergraduate research

Students have the opportunity to get involved in a number of research and design projects.

Successful completion

For successful completion of the minor, students must maintain a 3.0 in-minor GPA with a minimum grade of C- or better in all courses that the student counts toward the minor.

BME minor checksheets

Requirements for graduation are referred to via university publications as checksheets. Students must satisfactorily complete all requirements and university obligations for degree completion.
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Additional forms

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