1700 | Biomedical Equipment Technician – AS

The Associate in Science (AS) degree program in Biomedical Equipment Technician prepares you for entry level positions related to biomedical equipment repair and support. As a Biomedical Equipment Technician, you are responsible for inspection, installation, maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting and repair of a wide variety of sophisticated devices and instrumentation used in the health care delivery system. You must also be able to communicate effectively with other healthcare professionals as the position frequently requires training others in the proper use of equipment and correcting operator errors.

Length: Two (2) years (60 credit hours)


First Term
^ ENC 1101 Freshman English 1 (G.E.) 3
^ MAC 1105 College Algebra (G.E.) 3
 * EET 1015C Electronics I   4
  BSC 1085C Human Anatomy and Physiology I (G.E.) 4
  SLS 1106 First-Year Experience Seminar   1
Second Term
* EET 1025C Electronics II   4
  SPC 2608 Fundamentals of Speech Communication (G.E.) 3
#   Biomedical Engineering Elective   3
**   Humanities Elective (G.E.) 3
Summer Term
* EET 1141C Introduction to Solid State Devices   4
* CET 2114C Digital Electronics I   4

First Term
 * EET 1142C Electronics III   4
* CET 2123C Introduction to Microprocessors   3
  HSC 1532 Medical Terminology   3
  PSY 2012 Introduction to Psychology (G.E.) 3
Second Term
  EET 2915 Internship in Bio-medical Electronic Engineering Systems   12-13

Biomedical Engineering Electives:
^* MAC 1114 Plane Trigonometry   3
  EER 2930 Selected Topics in Electronics Engineering Technology   1-4
  ETD 1614C Applied Electronics Drawing   3
  CET 1178C PC Support A+ Core Hardware   3-4
  CET 1179C PC Support A+ OS Technologies   3
  CET 1588C LAN Support Network+   3
  EET 1605C Electronic Fabrication Techniques   3
# It is your responsibility to meet with your instructor and/or counselor to select the Biomedical Engineering Elective from the prescribed list.
^ It may be necessary to first enroll in a lower level English, math, or reading course depending on college placement test scores.
** It is your responsibility to meet with the instructional supervisor or counselor to select the proper course to fulfill this requirement.
* Check the course descriptions for prerequisites.
NOTE: Computer competency required prior to graduation. You may demonstrate computer competency via test score or previous course. Other courses may be considered as appropriate electives per instructor’s approval.