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  Feb 24, 2018
2012-2013 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Technology - Biomedical Equipment Technology

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The Biomedical Equipment Technology concentration under the Engineering Technology degree program prepares individuals to fill an important role in today’s specialized medical industry. Biomedical equipment, which is vital to human life, is found in clinics, hospitals, and many doctors’ offices. The complex and highly specialized equipment in these facilities is valued in millions of dollars. The Biomedical Equipment Technology program is designed to prepare the student to meet the demands of this exacting profession by teaching them the electronics skills needed to inspect, calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair medical equipment. Computer Networking courses are also part of the curriculum, as technicians are often responsible for the transmission of data from biomedical equipment to computer stations through local and wide area networks. Select courses are also transferable to select four-year colleges and universities with similar programs.

This program is designed for the student who does not intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Emphasis: Engineering Technology

Concentration: Biomedical Equipment Technology

General Education Requirements (16 hours)

Humanities and/or Fine Arts

Approved Humanities/Fine Arts General Education elective1 3 credits

Behavioral/Social Sciences

Approved Behavioral/Social Science elective1 3 credits

Total Credit Hours 60

1 General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program 

2 Students should consult a faculty advisor to determine appropriate course selections.


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