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BE MEng Program The 5 th year. The Process For Graduation with BS ▫S▫Semester 10 (Fall Semester Senior) AApply for degree online MMust apply by February.

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1 BE MEng Program The 5 th year

2 The Process For Graduation with BS ▫S▫Semester 10 (Fall Semester Senior) AApply for degree online MMust apply by February 3, 2011 ▫U▫ULink DDegree checks with Ms. Murphy and Ms. Hansford WWill receive s ▫I▫If there are any deficiencies in regard to your degree application, you will be contacted by . ▫I▫If everything is ok, you will probably not receive any confirming correspondence. However, please feel free to contact Ms. Hansford if you have any questions as to the status of your degree application. IIf you are missing 1 or 2 non-BE courses, you may still walk at graduation, but you will not receive your diploma until all degree requirements have been met.

3 REMEMBER Apply for your DEGREE February 3 rd, 2011

4 MEng Program Apply for the MEng Program ▫You can apply if you are within 6 credit hours of completing your BS degree

5 MEng Application Requirements Completion of a program of studies equivalent to that obtained through the Division of Pre- Engineering and Basic Studies for the field of Bioengineering ▫This includes one calendar year of cooperative education, or the equivalent in full-time employment, within the biomedical or bioengineering device or process industries.

6 MEng Application Requirements A cumulative baccalaureate program grade-point average of 2.75/4.00 for unconditional acceptance. ▫However, those students with cumulative baccalaureate GPAs of may be admitted on a provisional basis by submitting a formal petition to the faculty of the Bioengineering Department.  Provisional means – must maintain a GPA of 2.8 during all semesters of MEng Program

7 MEng Application Requirements Applications for admission to the M.Eng. BE degree program should be submitted directly to the Admissions Office of the JB Speed School of Engineering rather than the Graduate School. ▫Michael Harris, Speed Building Room #216   Instructions Link: ▫http://louisville.edu/speed/academics/forms/advising/gradStudiesA pplicationInstruction.pdfhttp://louisville.edu/speed/academics/forms/advising/gradStudiesA pplicationInstruction.pdf  Application Link: ▫http://louisville.edu/speed/academics/forms/advising/graduateStud iesApplication.pdfhttp://louisville.edu/speed/academics/forms/advising/graduateStud iesApplication.pdf ▫Deadline for Application is March 14, 2011

8 MEng Application Requirements Recommendations by the faculty and chair of the Department of Bioengineering for admission or readmission to the Division of Higher Studies. ▫After the BE Department receives the applications Nancy Hansford presents the list of applicants to the BE Department faculty who determine whether to recommend for the MEng program. ▫Unconditionally accepted students will be recommended. ▫Probationary students will be evaluated on a case- by-case basis. ▫Ms. Hansford will send you an response.

9 MEng Acceptance If Accepted you will receive a letter/ ▫If the student does not meet requirements for admissions, but does meet guidelines for provisional admittance, the OAP will send a letter to the student advising him or her of that, and will tell the student they need to submit the petition. MENG year starts in the summer ▫Must decide if thesis or non-thesis option BEFORE you start the MENG program  In order to determine which courses to take

10 MEng Objectives To acquire the advanced level academic expertise and practical engineering experience necessary to function as bioengineering professionals in a modern, ever-changing world. (Advanced Knowledge and Life-long Learning) To demonstrate competence by being selected for employment by industrial, academic or government entities or pursue further professional/graduate studies. (Career Opportunities) To understand the broad, social, ethical and professional issues of contemporary engineering practice. (Awareness and Responsibility)

11 DISCLAIMER Information to be discussed below will have changes in the schedule, but NOT the content During the Spring semester, Ms. Hansford will send out general s to notify all admitted students of those changes

12 MEng Program Requires 31 credits hours to graduateTHESISOrNON-THESISOption

13 Thesis Option ▫Structured research project  Thesis committee – 3 members  Advisor (must be BE FT or associated with Dept)  BE faculty  Outside Engineering faculty must be member of SIGS (School of Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies) ▫Check with Ms. Hansford  Thesis  Forms – Committee Membership – ASAP ▫Submit to Ms. Hansford  Guidelines ▫http://louisville.edu/speed/academics/thesisAndDissertation Guidelines.htmlhttp://louisville.edu/speed/academics/thesisAndDissertation Guidelines.html

14 Overall Requirements: Thesis Option Course Number Course TitleCredit Hours BE 621Bioinstrumentation4 *BE 654Advanced Physiology3 *IE 563Design of Experiments/Biostatistics3 BE 697MEng Thesis6 XXXBE Electives (5)15 31 * Current changes, not yet finalized

15 Curriculum Schedule: Thesis Option SummerFallSpring DoE/ Biostatistics 3Bioinstrumentation4Elective3 3Physiology3Elective3 3BE Thesis3Elective3 BE Thesis DoE/Biostatistics is also offered in the Spring semester

16 Non-Thesis Option ▫Certificate program; or, ▫Courses demonstrating mastery/specialization within BE ▫Advisor: Dr. Keynton  If needed:  Secondary advisor ▫Help in advising on courses to fulfill the specialization ▫Identify early

17 Overall Requirements: Non-Thesis Option Course Number Course TitleCredit Hours BE 621Bioinstrumentation4 *BE 654Physiology for Engineers3 *IE 563Design of Experiments/Biostatistics3 BE 691Biomed Rotation3 XXXBE Electives (6)18 $ 31 * Current changes, not yet finalized $ At least one course must be a BE designated course

18 Overall Curriculum: Non-Thesis Option SummerFallSpring DoE/ Biostatistics 3Bioinstrumentation4Elective3 Biomed Rot3Physiology3Elective DoE/Biostatistics is also offered in the Spring semester

19 MEng ELECTIVES List of BE approved electives can be found at https://louisville.edu/speed/bioengineering/students If a course of interest is not listed, please talk with your advisor ▫Could possibly be added after department vote ▫Early notice is required

20 Last Notes MEng Program starts in Summer ▫Must decide if thesis or non-thesis option Thesis Option ▫Please let Ms. Hansford know who your advisor is ▫Positions are not paid/no stipend Financial Aid ▫UG tuition rate ▫If on scholarship, please verify with program as they may continue coverage for your 5 th year.

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