NVCC 1998-1999 Catalog
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ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY
Biomedical Electronics 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.

Credits
First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG111College Composition I3
   ETR113D.C. & A.C. Fundamentals I4
   ETR167Logic Circuits and Systems4
   MTH166Precalculus with Trigonometry5
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
   STDElective1
 
   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

Credits
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 
   PHY201 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 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 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).


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