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Therapeutics Engineering Track

Total Track Hours must equal 15 hours from the College of Engineering

Therapeutics Engineering builds understanding of bodily responses to implantable materials and drug delivery devices. The focus is on biomaterial selection and synthesis as well as an in depth study of drug design, manufacturing, and delivery. You will be trained in nano-materials, material properties, transport phenomena, biochemical engineering, and metabolic engineering. Application areas include individualized therapeutics, biomimetics, and drug delivery systems.

To view the Therapeutics Engineering Curriculum Map, click here.

To view the Course Catalog for course offerings and prerequisites, click here.

Students following this track select from:

CHBE 472 Techniques in Biomolecular Engineering (3 hr)
MSE 474 Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (3 hr)
MSE 470 Design and Use of Biomaterials (3 hr)
MSE 450 Polymer Science and Engr (3 hr)
ABE 446 Biological Nanoengineering (3 hr)
MSE 403 Synthesis of Materials (3 hr)
MSE 404 Lab Studies in MatSE (1.5 hr)
(Registration restricted; contact the MatSE department – Biomaterials, polymer science/characterization lab options are approved for tracks)
BIOE 306 Biofabrication Lab (3 hr)
BIOE 424 Systems Bioengineering (4 hr)
MSE 473 Biomolecular Materials Science (3 hr)
BIOE 479 Cancer Nanotechnology (3 hr)
ECE 481 Nanotechnology (3 hr)
BIOE 430 Intro Synthetic Biology (3 hr)
BIOE 477 Imaging and Therapeutic Agents (3 hr)
BIOE 498 WD Preclinical Molecular Imaging (3 hr)
BIOE 460 Gene Editing Lab (3 hr)

Bioengineering

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