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University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BSc in Electrical Engineering - Biomedical Engineering Option

Engineering Disciplines

To find descriptions of the various disciplines of Engineering, visit Explore our Programs on the Faculty of Engineering website.

Program Requirements

Year 1

Requirements for Year 1 can be found in BSc in Engineering - Qualifying Year .

Information regarding admission to a specialized program from the Qualifying Year Program can be found in Faculty of Engineering Regulations .

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4


See Program and Technical Electives below for restrictions on the program electives and information for students interested in applying for admission into the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry MD program

Complementary Studies and Impact of Technology on Society (ITS) Electives

See Complementary Studies and Impact of Technology on Society (ITS) Electives  for a list of approved electives.

Program and Technical Electives

Group I (Interdisciplinary) Electives

Group II Electives


Admission requirements for the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree program include a specific number of course units in various core subjects. This information can be found in Academic Requirements . Students in the Biomedical Option who plan to apply to the MD degree program must select their electives carefully to obtain the necessary credit for required subjects. It may also be necessary to take courses over and above those included in the Biomedical Option to meet the course unit requirements in all of the core subjects required for Medicine. Students in the Biomedical Option who plan to apply for admission to the MD degree program should contact their program advisor in the Fall term of second year for guidance on the selection of appropriate electives and any specific courses which would be in addition to those required for the engineering degree.