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2018-2019 College Catalog

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Biomedical Engineering Technology - A.A.S. Degree (Career)

Application Code 06

For curriculum information, contact the Science, Engineering, and Technology Division—Room SET-430—443-518-1600.

This program prepares students to enter the important career of the biomedical engineering technologist working in hospitals, health care delivery centers, or for equipment manufacturers in field service. High demand for graduates worldwide offers exciting opportunities to become a vital member of the health care delivery system. Graduates are qualified to maintain the technical equipment necessary in modern health care, to evaluate new equipment, and to instruct in proper and safe use of the equipment. Theory in electrical, mechanical, fluidic, electronic, and biomedical circuits and systems with hands-on laboratory experience is stressed along with knowledge of the modern health care delivery environment.

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 121College Composition

3

ELEC 107Introduction to Electronic Circuits

4

MATH 141College Algebra

3

PHYS 101Technical Physical Science

4

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL 106Basic Anatomy and Physiology

4

BMET 112Electro-Mechanical-Fluidic Devices I

3

ELEC 117Linear Electronics

4

HEAL 110The Health Care Professional

2

SPCH 105Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3

OR

SPCH 110Interpersonal Communication

3

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
BMET 211Biomedical Instrumentation I

5

CMSY 105Managing and Maintaining PCs and Mobile Devices I

3

ELEC 213Digital Circuits

4

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

3

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
BMET 212Biomedical Instrumentation II

5

CMSY 106Managing and Maintaining PCs and Mobile Devices II

3

ELEC 140Network Cabling Systems

3

Core Elective Any General Education Core Course

4

Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

  1. Demonstrate foundational knowledge and understanding of biomedical instrumentation, effective preventative maintenance, testing, and safe operation.
  2. Describe the clinical applications of biomedical equipment in various hospital and health care delivery settings.
  3. Document and report data regarding the operation of medical instrumentation to appropriate regulatory agencies.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of ethical and professional responsibilities in the health care setting.