Ⅰ.Program Objective

This program educates undergraduates based on the following objectives: to get balanced development among moral, intelligent and physical abilities; to foster solid grounded in basic theory, wide-ranged knowledge, strong practical ability, high comprehensive quality; to adapt to the demand of the new century development of biomedical engineering industry, including biomedical imaging instruments, biomedical optics, biomaterials and tissue engineering, and biomedical analysis; also aiming at preparing all-rounded, high-quality talents with international competence in biomedical information collecting, processing, development and using. The graduates can be engaged in research on the fundamentals of life science as well as design and development of medical imaging and measurement instruments, medical devices and life science instruments. Meanwhile, the graduates can take the job of management, research and development in the industries and departments of electronics, information and imaging devices.

 

Ⅱ.Learning Outcomes

Students should have command of essential theories and knowledge in electronic technology, photonic technology, computer technology and life sciences, and to be well educated in engineering technology. The graduates are expected to acquire basic abilities and skills in biomedical engineering research and development.

Students of this program will acquire:

  1. Sound grounding in mathematics, physics and life sciences;
  2. Principles and method of electronics and information technology;
  3. Research and problem solving skills;
  4. Strong English language ability;
  5. Ability in document searching, data querying and thesis writing;
  6. Attainment in humanities & art, cooperative and organizational skills;
  7. Sense of creation and innovation.

 

Ⅲ.Program Highlights

This program takes electronics and information engineering including optoelectronics, hylology and life sciences as its foundation; takes the biomedical information acquisition, processing, development and utilization as the core; faces generalized biomedical engineering industry; persists science, engineering and medicine well combined; emphasizes a thorough grounding in the theoretical principles and knowledge, enlarges the specialized field, focuses on student's comprehensive quality, strengthens practical education, enhances innovation ability.

 

Ⅳ.Main Disciplines

Biomedical Engineering

 

Ⅴ.Program Length and Degree

Duration: 4 years

Degrees Conferred: Bachelor of Engineering

 

VI. Credits Hours and Units

Minimum Credits of Curricular (Comprising course system and intensified internship practical training):160 credits. Major-related basic courses and core courses cannot be covered using credits from other courses in the program.Minimum Extracurricular Credits:5credits.

1.Course Credits Hours and Units

Course Type

Required/Elective

Hrs/Crs

Percentage (%)

General Education Core Curriculum

Required

1080/61.8

43.2

Elective

160/10

7.0

General Basic Subdisciplinary

Required

752/42.9

30.0

Major-specific Courses

Core

Required

288/15.8

11.1

Elective

Elective

200/12.5

8.7

Total

2480/143

10

 
2.Practicum Credits

Course Title

Required/Elective

Weeks/Credits

Percentage (%)

Military Training

Required

2/1

5.9

Safety Education

Required

1/0.5

2.9

Perceive Practice

Required

1/0.5

2.9

Mechanical Engineering Training

Required

2/1

5.9

Electrical Engineering Practice

Required

2/1

5.9

Engineering Internship

Required

2/1

5.9

Course Project

Required

4/2

11.8

Scientific Research Training

Required

4/2

11.8

Undergraduate Thesis

Required

16/8

47

Total

34/17

34/17

 
3.Extracurricular Credits

No.

Activities

Requirements

Extracurricular

Credits

1

Community Engagement

Submitting a report and passing the oral defense

1

Individuals awarded “Active Participant” / Teams awarded “Excellent Performance” by HUST or Hubei Youth League Committee

2

2

Examinations in English and Computer

CET-6

Certificate

2

TOEFL

90 Points or Higher

3

IELTS

6.5 Points or Higher

3

GRE

1350 Points or Higher

3

National Computer Rank Examinations

Certificate Grade 2 or Higher

2

Qualifications for Computer and Software Technology Proficiency

Programmer

2

Senior Programmer

3

System Analyst

4

3

Competitions

University Level

First Prize

3

Second Prize

2

Third Prize

1

Provincial Level

First Prize

4

Second Prize

3

Third Prize

2

National Level

First Prize

6

Second Prize

4

Third Prize

3

4

Academic Papers

Published in national-level journals

Each paper

2~3

5

Research Program

Contribution and research capability

Each Program

1~3

6

Experiments

Innovation capacity

Each Experiment

1~3

PS:In HUST Sports Meeting, the first and the second prize, and the sixth prize to eighth prize are deemed respectively the first prize, the second prize and the third prize of university level.

 

Ⅶ.Main Courses

Circuit Theory、Analogue Electronics、Digital Circuit and Logic、Design Fundamental of Applied Photonics、Principle of Microcomputer and Interface、Biomedical Sensing, Testing and Instrumentation、Biomedical Digital Signal Processing、Biomedical Photonics、Medical Imaging System Principle、Medical Image Processing、Biomaterials、Nano-biomedical Analytical Technology、Cellular Biology、Biochemistry and Molecular Biology、Anatomy and Physiology...

 

Ⅷ.Practicum Module(Experiments Included)

Physical Experiment、Experiments in Circuit Measurement、Experiments in Fundamentals of Applied Photonics、Experiments in Electronics、Experiments in Biomedical Sensing, Detection and Instrumentation、 Experiments in Biomedical Digital Signal Processing、Experiments in Anatomy and Physiology、Experiments in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology、Perceive Practice、Industrial Practice、Electrical Engineering Practice、Engineering Internship、Research Training、Course Project、Undergraduate Thesis。

 

Ⅸ.Course Schedule

School(Department): School of Life Science & Technology                             Specialty: Biomedical Engineering

Course type

Required/

Elective

Course code

Course name

hrs

crs

Including

Semester

extra-cur.

exp.

operation

General Education Core Curriculum

Required

0301902

Morals & Ethics & Fundamentals of Law

40

2.5

8

 

 

1

Required

0100721

Survey of Modern Chinese History

32

2

8

 

 

2

Required

0100932

Social Practice of Ideological and Political Theories Course

24

1.5

20

 

 

2

Required

0100733

Basic Theory of Marxism

40

2.5

8

 

 

3

Required

0100322

General Introduction to Mao Zedong Thought and Socialist Theory with Chinese Characteristics

56

3.5

 

 

 

4

Required

0510071

Chinese

32

2

10

 

 

2

Required

0100741

Situation and Policy

32

2

14

 

 

1-6

Required

0508453

Comprehensive English (I)

56

3.5

 

 

 

1

Required

0508463

Comprehensive English (II)

56

3.5

 

 

 

2

Required

0700011

Calculus (Ⅰ) Part I

88

5.5

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

continued table

Course type

 

Required/

Elective

Course code

Course name

hrs

crs

Including

Semester

extra-cur.

exp.

operation

General Education Core Curriculum

Required

0700012

Calculus (Ⅰ) Part II

88

5.5

 

 

 

2

Required

0700048

Physics (Ⅰ)

64

4

 

 

 

2

Required

0700049

Physics (Ⅱ)

64

4

 

 

 

3

Required

0706891

Physics Experiments (Ⅰ)

32

1

 

32

 

2

Required

0706901

Physics Experiments (Ⅱ)

24

0.8

 

24

 

3

Required

0400111

Physical Education(Ⅰ)

32

1

 

 

 

1

Required

0400121

Physical Education (Ⅱ)

32

1

 

 

 

2

Required

0400131

Physical Education(Ⅲ)

32

1

 

 

 

3

Required

0400141

Physical Education(Ⅳ)

32

1

 

 

 

4

Required

1100011

Military Theory

16

1

 

 

 

1

Required

0827781

Fundamental of Computer Programming (C++)

48

3

 

 

8

1

Required

0700054

Linear Algebra

40

2.5

 

 

 

2

Required

0700071

Complex Function

40

2.5

 

 

 

3

Required

0700063

Probability and Statistics (Ⅲ)

40

2.5

 

 

 

3

Required

0700081

Equations in Physics and Special Function

40

2.5

 

 

 

4

 

 

Electives in Humanities and Social Science

160

10

 

 

 

 

Discipline- related General Courses

Required

0801665

Engineering Graphics (Ⅰ)

40

2.5

 

 

 

1

Required

0700894

Cellular Biology

48

3

 

 

 

4

Required

0714101

Basic Chemistry

32

2

 

 

 

1

Required

0704511

Organic Chemistry (Including Experiments)

96

6

 

32

 

2

Required

0800114

Circuit Theory (Ⅳ)

72

4.5

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

continued table

Course type

Required/

Elective

Course code

Course name

hrs

crs

Including

Semester

extra-cur.

exp.

operation

Discipline-related General Courses

Required

0811462

Experiments in Circuit Measurement

32

1

 

32

 

3

Required

0800124

Analogue Electronics(Ⅱ)

56

3.5

 

 

 

3

Required

0800152

Signals and Linear System

64

4

 

 

8

4

Required

0800775

Digital Circuit and Logic Design

56

3.5

 

 

 

4

Required

1002761

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Ⅰ

56

3.5

 

 

 

3

Required

1002771

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Ⅱ

32

2

 

 

 

4

Required

1002782

Experiments in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Ⅰ

24

0.8

 

24

 

3

Required

1002792

Experiments in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Ⅱ

24

0.8

 

24

 

4

Required

1003881

Introduction to Biomedical Engineering

16

1

 

 

 

1

Required

0802405

Experiments in Electronics(Ⅰ)

56

1.8

 

56

 

5

Required

0811031

Principle of Microcomputer and Interface

48

3

 

16

 

5

Major-specific Core Courses

Required

0703522

Fundamentals of Applied Photonics

56

3.5

 

 

 

4

Required

0703532

Experiments in Fundamentals of Applied Photonics

8

0.5

 

8

 

4

Required

0702761

Anatomy and Physiology

64

4

 

 

 

5

Required

0702772

Experiments in Anatomy and Physiology

32

1

 

32

 

5

Required

0714112

Biomedical Sensor, testing and Instrumentation

40

2.5

 

 

 

6

Required

0714122

Experiments in Biomedical Sensing, Detection and Instrumentation

24

0.8

 

24

 

6

Required

0716872

Biomedical Digital Signal Processing

48

3

 

 

 

5

Required

0716883

Experiments in Biomedical Digital Signal Processing

16

0.5

 

16

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

continued table

Course type

Required/

Elective

Course code

Course name

hrs

crs

Including

Semester

extra-cur.

exp.

operation

Major-specific Electives

 

 

 

200

12.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group A (Biomedical Information Engineering )

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Elective

0700952

Biomedical Photonics

32

2

 

 

 

5

  Elective

0706003

Experimental of  Biomedical Photons

16

0.5

 

16

 

5

  Elective

0800822

Design of microcomputer- Based Medical Instrumentation

40

2.5

 

 

 

6

  Elective

0811182

Design of Microcomputer Based Medical Instrumentation Experiments

16

0.5

 

16

 

6

  Elective

0701001

Medical Statistics

16

1

 

 

 

7

  Elective

0700972

Medical Image Processing

32

2

 

 

 

6

  Elective

0714252

Medical Image Processing Experiments

24

0.8

 

24

 

6

  Elective

0705991

Fundamentals of PET

32

2

 

 

 

6

  Elective

0702632

Introduction to Psychology

16

1

 

 

 

7

  Elective

0827971

Introduction to ultrasound

32

2

 

 

 

6

  Elective

0700932

Principles of Medical Imaging Systems

32

2

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Elective

0816472

Biomaterials

48

3

 

 

 

5

  Elective

0706201

Chemistry and Biomedical Sensor

32

2

 

 

 

6

  Elective

0704663

Experiments for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

24

0.8

 

24

 

6

Elective

0801561

Introduction to Advanced Materials

32

2

 

 

 

5

Elective

0704691

Nano-biomedical Analytical Technology

32

2

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

continued table

Course type

Required/

Elective

Course code

Course name

hrs

crs

Including

Semester

extra-cur.

exp.

operation

Major-specific Electives

  Elective

0811261

Introduction to Tissue Engineering

32

2

 

 

 

6

  Elective

0704671

Introduction to Artificial Organs

16

1

 

 

 

6

Elective

0700691

Instrumental Analysis

32

2

 

 

 

6

  Elective

0706181

Compatibility Evaluation of Biomaterials

16

1

 

 

 

6

  Elective

0701001

Medical Statistics

16

1

 

 

 

7

Practical Training Items

Required

1300013

Military Training

2w

1

 

 

 

1

Required

1306051

Safety Education

1w

0.5

 

 

 

1

Required

1300536

Perceive Practice

1w

0.5

 

 

 

1

Required

1302331

Industrial Practice

2w

1

 

 

 

3

Required

1304411

Electrical Engineering Practice

2w

1

 

 

 

4

Required

130044b

Research Training

2w

1

 

 

 

5

Required

1327694

Engineering Internship

4w

2

 

 

 

6

Required

130042b

Course Project

4w

2

 

 

 

7

Required

130004a

Undergraduate Thesis

16w

8

 

 

 

8