CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Biomedical Engineering (formerly Bioengineering) (8467/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8467
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:None

The biomedical engineering course focuses on the design of biomedical devices and their contributions to human health. Students engage in the design of a variety of biomedical engineering solutions such as artificial limbs, replacement organs, assistive devices, and clinical instruments. Students explore career and postsecondary education opportunities related to the field.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
    • Animal Systems
    • Food Products and Processing Systems
    • Natural Resources Systems
    • Plant Systems
    • Power, Structural, and Technical Systems
  • Health Science
    • Biotechnology Research and Development
    • Health Informatics
    • Support Services
    • Therapeutic Services
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Science and Mathematics

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.