The curriculum is designed to comply with the requirements of ABET accreditation. It includes courses in basic sciences and mathematics, engineering sciences, engineering design, communications skills, and humanities and social sciences. Lab hands-on experience and emphasis on design are important elements that are integrated throughout the curriculum.

The requirements of the BME include:

• 30 credit hours of mathematics and basic sciences,
• 67 credit hours of engineering sciences and engineering design, and
• 15 credit hours of social sciences and humanities, excluding language and technical writing

The curriculum is designed to allow students to receive the Bachelor of Engineering degree upon the successful completion of the four-year program. The first common year with other engineering majors allows students to switch between the engineering majors at the start of the second year of their study.