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2000-2001 Catalog

Engineering and Architecture
Biomedical Equipment Engineering Technology (2271)

Associate in Science

The biomedical equipment engineering technology program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions related to biomedical equipment. These technically trained individuals are prepared to assist engineers or scientists or take positions as biomedical equipment technicians or technical sales representatives. Hospitals, equipment manufacturers and service contractors are typical places of employment.

NOTE: This associate in science degree program is intended primarily for students who desire to complete an associate’s degree and become employed. Students who decide to pursue university transfer study must meet certain course and test requirements. For details refer to university transfer requirements.

Requirements and Recommended Course Groupings

The following is a presentation of required courses in recommended course groupings for this program. These groupings are only a suggested guide, and there is no requirement to follow these precisely. The availability of courses, the student’s testing and academic performance and other factors may alter the student’s actual course completion sequence. Students of this program may register for courses in any grouping as long as the student has met any prerequisites for the course.

Course Grouping One

(First term load for full-time students; 2-5 terms for part-time students.)

Course Number and Title
Credits
BSC 2085C Human Anatomy and Physiology I
4
EET 1035 Fundamentals of DC/AC Electricity
3
ENC 1101 English Composition I
3
CET 1461 Computer Applications in Engineering
3
MAC 1105 College Algebra
3
OR
MAC 1140 Precalculus Algebra (4 cr.)
Credit Hours
16

Course Grouping Two
(Second term load for full-time students; 2-5 terms for part-time students.)

Course Number and Title
Credits
EET 1144 Solid-State Devices
3
CET 1114 Digital Fundamentals
3
EST 1412 Biomedical Technology and Techniques
3
MAC 1114 College Trigonometry
3
*Social and Behavioral Sciences Area A
3
Credit Hours
15

Course Grouping Three
(Third term load for full-time students; 2-5 terms for part-time students.)

Course Number and Title
Credits
EET 1037 DC/AC Network Analysis
3
EET 2147 Solid-State Circuit Analysis
3
*Humanities
3
MAC 2253 Calculus for Engineering Technology
3
EST 2436 Biomedical Instrumentation I
3
Credit Hours
15

Course Grouping Four
(Fourth term load for full-time students; 2-5 terms for part-time students.)

Course Number and Title
Credits
EST 2112 Electrical-Electronic Control Systems
3
CET 2123 Microprocessor Fundamentals
3
ENC 2210 Technical Report Writing
3
EST 2438 Biomedical Instrumentation II
3
CHM 1032C Principles of General Chemistry
4
Credit Hours
16

Course Grouping Five
(Fifth term load for full-time students; 2-5 terms for part-time students.)

Course Number and Title
Credits
EET 2940 Biomedical Practicum
3
ETG 2502 Engineering Mechanics
3
OR
PHY 2053C General Physics I (4 credits)
Credit Hours
6
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
68


*Refer to A.S. degree General Education Requirements.