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The Biomedical Engineering Technology degree prepares students for careers as biomedical equipment technicians, (also known as biomedical engineering technicians) in hospitals, health agencies, businesses and industries that manufacture and maintain electronic and biomedical instrumentation equipment. This program prepares students to test, install, and maintain healthcare components such as rehabilitation and therapeutic products, medical imaging systems, and computer-based systems used in the biomedical technology field. This degree program requires 64 credits in program requirements, program electives and general education in the courses listed below.

For more information about Electronics Technology, please visit the program page.

Degree Requirements

Field of Study Code: ELECT.AAS.BIOMED

Program Requirements
ELECT 1100Electricity and Electronics Fundamentals3
ELECT 1101Circuits I3
ELECT 1102Circuits II4
ELECT 1141Digital Fundamentals3
ELECT 1151Electronic Devices and Applications4
ELECT 1221Introduction to Biomedical Instrumentation Technology3
ELECT 2221Biomedical Instrumentation Technology and Applications3
ANAT 1500Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology4
ELMEC 2510Process and Automation Controls3
HLTHS 1110Biomedical Terminology3
Program Electives
Select 13 credits from the following (in addition to the courses listed above):13
Electronic Documentation and Fabrication
Modern Communications
Renewable Energy Fundamentals
Survey of Automation
Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Intro to Programmable Logic Controllers
General Education
Select 18 credits (in addition to the courses listed above)18
Total Credits64

General Education Requirements

For general education requirements for the A.A.S. degree, please visit the A.A.S. degree catalog page.

Suggested Semester Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
ELECT 1100 Electricity and Electronics Fundamentals 3
ELECT 1141 Digital Fundamentals 3
ENGLI 1101
English Composition I
or Workplace Writing
Gen EdMathematics 3
Select one of the following: 3
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Small-Group Communication
Introduction to Business Communication
Second Semester
ELECT 1101 Circuits I 3
ELECT 1221 Introduction to Biomedical Instrumentation Technology 3
ELECT 2221 Biomedical Instrumentation Technology and Applications 3
ELECT 1151 Electronic Devices and Applications 4
Gen EdHumanities and Fine Arts 3
Summer Semester
ElectiveProgram Elective 3
ElectiveProgram Elective 3
Third Semester
ANAT 1500 Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
HLTHS 1110 Biomedical Terminology 3
ELECT 1102 Circuits II 4
Gen EdSocial and Behavioral Sciences 3
Fourth Semester
ELMEC 2510 Process and Automation Controls 3
Gen EdPhysical and Life Sciences 3-5
ElectiveProgram Elective 7
 Total Credits64-66

Program Electives

ELECT 1120Electronic Documentation and Fabrication2
ELECT 1161Modern Communications3
ELECT 1201Renewable Energy Fundamentals2
ELMEC 1101Survey of Automation3
ELMEC 1141Hydraulics and Pneumatics3
ELMEC 1190Intro to Programmable Logic Controllers3

Program Milestones

First Semester

  • Consider joining or visiting with a professional, cultural or interest-based Student Club.

Second Semester

  • If you have not done so yet this semester, it is important to make an appointment with a Faculty or Program Advisor to discuss your future academic progress.