Biomedical engineers often develop tools that interact with human anatomical structures. They also develop tools that image anatomical structures. Having a solid foundational knowledge of anatomy is of considerable importance to individuals looking to enter the medical device industry.
A graduate student may take BME 258. However, as a graduate student you will only receive 3 credits for taking it. BME 459 differs from BME 258 in that it has additional practical material that relates medical technology to anatomical structure and function.