Preparation

General Undergraduate Preparation for Masters and Doctoral Degrees

Students entering the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Group are expected to have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and the following courses (or equivalents). It is expected that students receive a letter grade when completing these courses.

 

Course Description UCD Equivalent Quarter Units
Cellular Biology BIS 2A 5
Chemistry CHE 2A 5
Engineering (programming) ENG 6 4
Statistics STA 130A 4
Total Units 18

Applicants without Bachelor’s degree in Engineering may become eligible for admission by completing the following courses (or equivalents). It is expected that students receive a letter grade when completing these courses.

Course Description UCD Equivalent Quarter Units
Physics PHY 9A-9C 15
Mathematics (Calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations) MAT 21A-21D, 22A, 22B 22
Cellular Biology BIS 2A 5
Chemistry CHE 2A 5
Engineering (programming) ENG 6 4
Engineering (circuits) ENG 17 4
Engineering (electrical systems) ENG 100 3
Statistics STA 130A 4
Total Units 61

Descriptions of the courses listed above can be found in the UC Davis General Catalog. Course equivalence will be verified by a Graduate Advisor following admission.

Note that Quarter Units = 1.5 x Semester Units.

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