Degrees Offered in Biomedical Engineering
A student majoring in one of the disciplines offered through the Schools of Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, or Social and Behavioral Sciences may select a minor in engineering. Because technology greatly affects most aspects of society, the study of technology in conjunction with the pursuit of a non-engineering major can provide a worthwhile career-oriented educational experience.
Because enrollment in engineering courses is restricted, it is essential that students wishing to minor in engineering receive an approved program of study. These students should visit the School of Engineering Office of Academic Programs to receive relevant information. Students planning to minor in engineering should exercise care in the selection of courses to meet the requirements of their major as well as concurrently satisfy prerequisite requirements for engineering courses. Students should be particularly aware of the mathematics and natural sciences prerequisites.
To satisfy the minor requirements, a minimum grade point average of 3.0 is required for all engineering coursework. Transfer students wishing to earn a minor in engineering must earn a minimum GPA of 3.0 in UAB engineering courses attempted.
A non-engineering major who wishes to minor in engineering may choose one of the following programs of study: