Biomedical Engineering

Home Program Overview Careers Design Student Profile

Academic Program Overview

First Year

Your first year courses in Biomedical Engineering are chosen to introduce you to engineering design and to build the foundation of fundamental science and math skills needed in all fields of engineering. These foundational courses are essential to your education as an engineer.

Fall Semester Winter Semester
  • General Chemistry I
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Engineering and Design I
  • Calculus I
  • Science and Society since 1500
  • General Chemistry II
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Physics with Applications
  • Calculus II
  • Engineering Mechanics I

Beyond First Year

Biomedical Engineering provides students with a common base of knowledge essential to engineering, and then allows them to select from a menu of electives to attain a degree of specialization in one of three areas, or to choose electives which broaden their general knowledge base.  Elective concentrations are available in the areas of biomechanics; biosignal processing; and pharmaceuticals.  For an overview of all courses available in Biomedical Engineering, please consult the current Undergraduate Calendar.

Areas of Interest

  • Biomechanics
  • Biosignal Processing
  • Pharmaceuticals



University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1