BME 264 Auditory Science and Technology (2017-2018)

BME 264 Auditory Science and Technology

(Not required for any major.)
Catalog Data:

BME 264 Auditory Science and Technology (Credit Units: 2) Advanced topics in auditory science and technology from cochlear implants. May be repeated for credit as topics vary. Graduate students only. (Design units: 0)

Required Textbook:
Recommended Textbook:

Lecture material as provided on the class website.

Jered Haun
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:

1. This course is designed for incoming and first year graduate students in Biomedical Engineering, aims to develop scientific reasoning and critical thinking skills and apply those skills to writing a clear, well-argued scientific research proposal.

2. Rad and understand scientific papers both in their field and more broadly.

3. Write a research proposal (i.e. NSF graduate research fellowship proposal).

Prerequisites by Topic

Basic Statistics, Basic anatomy and physiology.

Lecture Topics:
  • Seminars in digital sound processing, hearing aids and cochlear implants
  • Journal club
  • Data analysis
Class Schedule:

Meets for 2 hours of lecture each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:

Literature search, review and presentation.

Laboratory Projects:


Professional Component
Design Content Description
Laboratory Portion:
Grading Criteria:
  • Participation: 50%
  • Final Presentation: 50%
  • Total: 100%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 0.0 credit units

February 22, 2017
Senate Approved:
April 25, 2014
Approved Effective:
2014 Fall Qtr