2017-2018 College Catalog

Biomedical Equipment Technology (A50100)

Associate Degree Program

Career Information

The curriculum is designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes based on these subjects.  Course work includes mathematics, natural sciences, engineering sciences, and technology. Graduates should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, materials, and technologies testing services, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, construction technicians, and managers, industrial and technology managers, or research technicians.  Biomedical Equipment Technology is a course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to install, operate, troubleshoot, and repair sophisticated devices and instrumentation used in the health care delivery system. Includes instruction in instrument calibration, design and installation testing, system safety and maintenance procedures, procurement and installation procedures, and report preparation. With an AAS degree and two years’ experience, an individual should be able to become a certified Biomedical Equipment Technician.

Special Admission Requirements

  • Application
  • High school transcript
  • Health form after acceptance
  • Placement tests
  • Adult high school diploma or high school equivalency

Fall Semester I

ClassLabCredit
BMT 111Introduction to Biomedical Field20

2

ELC 131Circuit Analysis I33

4

ELC 131ACircuit Analysis I Lab03

1

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry30

3

MAT 121Algebra/Trigonometry I22

3

or

MAT 171Precalculus Algebra32

4

NET 125Introduction to Networks14

3

Semester Total:11-121216-17

Spring Semester I

ClassLabCredit
ELN 131Analog Electronics I33

4

ELN 133Digital Electronics33

4

ENG 112Writing/Research in the Disc30

3

or

ENG 114Professional Research & Reporting30

3

NET 126Routing Basics14

3

PHY 110Conceptual Physics30

3

PHY 110AConceptual Physics Lab02

1

or

PHY 131Physics-Mechanics32

4

or

PHY 151College Physics I32

4

Semester Total:131218

Summer Semester I

ClassLabCredit
BMT 112Hospital Safety Standards22

3

BMT 120Biomedical Anatomy & Physiology22

3

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (3,0,3)30

3

Social Science Elective30

3

Semester Total:10412

Fall Semester II

ClassLabCredit
BMT 212BMET Instrumentation I36

6

BMT 223Imaging Techniques/Laser Fundamentals32

4

COM 120Intro to Interpersonal Communication30

3

or

COM 231Public Speaking30

3

NET 175Wireless Technology22

3

SEC 110Security Concepts22

3

Semester Total:131219

Spring Semester II

ClassLabCredit
BMT 213BMET Instrumentation II23

3

BMT 225Biomedical Trouble Shooting14

3

WBL 112Work-Based Learning I020

2

WBL 115Work-Based Learning Seminar I10

1

Semester Total:4279
Total Hours: 51-526774-75