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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Science, Engineering, and Technology - Programs of Study

Biomedical Engineering
A.A.S. Degree (Career)
Application Code 06
For curriculum information, contact the Science, Engineering, and Technology Division—Room ST-248—443-518-1600.
This area of study prepares students to enter the important career of the biomedical engineering technologist working in hospitals or for equipment manufacturers in field service. High demand for graduates worldwide offers exciting opportunities to become a vital member of the health care delivery system. Graduates are qualified to maintain the technical equipment necessary in modern health care, to evaluate new equipment, and to instruct in proper and safe use of the equipment. Theory in electrical, mechanical, fluidic, electronic, and biomedical circuits and systems with hands-on laboratory experience is stressed along with knowledge of the modern health care delivery environment.
GENERAL EDUCATION CORECredits
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts &
 LiteratureHumanities, Arts, or Literature
Core Course (see pp. 61-63) 3
SPCH-105 Fundamentals of Public
Speaking
OR
SPCH-110 Interpersonal Communication3
Social SciencesSocial and Behavioral Sciences Core
Course (see p. 63) 3
SciencePHYS-101 Technical Physical Science4
MathematicsMATH-141 College Algebra or higher3-5
InterdisciplinaryInterdisciplinary and Emerging Issues
Core Course (see p. 64)1-3
REQUIRED COURSES RELATED TO MAJOR
BIOL-106Basic Anatomy and Physiology4
BMET-112Electro-Mechanical-Fluidic Devices I3
BMET-211Biomedical Instrumentation I5
BMET-212Biomedical Instrumentation II5
CMSY-105Personal Computer Systems Repair I3
CMSY-106Personal Computer Systems Repair II3
ELEC-107Introduction to Electronic Circuits4
ELEC-117Linear Electronics4
ELEC-140Network Cabling Systems3
ELEC-213Digital Circuits4
HEAL-110The Health Care Professional2
HEED-216Health Care in the US3
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hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomechanical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial PLanning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG 
Geology - GEOL 
German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Photonics - PHOT
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Telecommunications - TELE
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Wireless Communications - WCOM
Women's Studies - WMST