NVCC 1997-1998 Catalog
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Biomedical Technology Specialization AN

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Purpose: This program is designed for students seeking to enter the field of biomedical electronics technologies. Employment opportunities exist in hospitals and laboratories for electronics personnel who are proficient in servicing and maintaining medical equipment.

Recommended Preparation: Successful completion of high school algebra and geometry.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG111College Composition I3
   ETR113D.C. & A.C. Fundamentals I4
   ETR167Logic Circuits and Systems4
   MTH166Precalculus with Trigonometry5
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
   ENG115Technical Writing 3
   ETR106Basic Programming Applied to 
   Electrical/Electronic Calculations 2
   ETR114D.C. & A.C. Fundamentals II 4
   ETR144Devices & Application 4
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1816

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ETR181Intro to Biomedical Electronics I3
   ETR190Internship in Biomedical Electronics2
   ETR250Intermediate Electronics4
   ETR261Microprocessor Appl. I4
   NAS150Human Biology4
   ETR182Intro to Biomedical Electronics II 3
   ETR290Internship in Biomedical Electronics 2
   HLT141Intro to Medical Terminology 2
PEDElective 1
   PHY111Technical Physics I or PHY 201 
   College Physics I 4
   SPD127Workshop Interpersonal Skills 1
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1716

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Electronics with a Specialization in Biomedical Technology = 67.

1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 220, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

2 Social science courses may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

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