Biomedical Electronics Technology Online Program - AAS

Online Program (Select courses also available on both campus locations.)

Curriculum Sequence

Fall Semester I Course Title Credit
ELT-800 BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS 4
ELT-801 MEDICAL DOCUMENTATION AND COMPLIANCE 3
NET-142 NETWORK ESSENTIALS 3
NET-442 LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM 3
ELT-355 ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS I 5
TOTAL 18
Spring Semester I Course Title Credit
ELT-357 ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS II 5
BIO-163 ESSENTIALS OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 4
NET-637 NETWORK INTRUSION INVESTIGATION 3
ELT-435 TELECOMMUNICATIONS 5
TOTAL 17
Fall Semester II Course Title Credit
PSY-102 HUMAN AND WORK RELATIONS 3
CAD-101 INTRODUCTION TO CAD 3
ELT-630 MICROPROCESSOR/INTERFACING 5
NET-627 SYSTEM SECURITY 2
CSC-116 INFORMATION COMPUTING 3
TOTAL 16
Spring Semester II Course Title Credit
ELT-932 INTERNSHIP 4
ELT-329 DIGITAL ELECTRONICS FOR ET 4
ENG-105 COMPOSITION I 3
SPC-112 PUBLIC SPEAKING 3
MAT-702 INTRODUCTION TO MATH APPLICATIONS 3
TOTAL 17

ELT-800 - BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

Lecture: 3

Lab: 2

Credit: 4

This course examines the use of electronics in health sciences and related fields by bringing together the student's understanding of anatomy and physiology, chemistry and electronics to study the measurement of the body's electrical signals and other physiological measurements, to include cardiovascular, pulmonary, temperature, flow and pressures. This will include a hands-on study of medical equipment used in the hospital and other medical environments to diagnose and treat patients. Issues associated with patient and technician safety will be emphasized. This course will also explore applicable NFPA99, JCAHO, CLIA, FDA, and other regulatory agencies and their regulations governing medical equipment in the clinical environment. Prerequisites: ELT-119, ELT-357, ELT-630, BIO-163.

ELT-801 - MEDICAL DOCUMENTATION AND COMPLIANCE

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course will teach the biomedical students to properly document their work when in the medical environment. This course will cover topics including HIPAA rights, NFPA99, AAMI, JC compliance, work order documentation, the use of SOP's and infection control. This course will also teach the students how to properly research these topics as regulations change frequently. Prerequisite: ELT-119.

NET-142 - NETWORK ESSENTIALS

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course is designed to provide students with the background necessary to understand the local area networking information in Microsoft courses on workstations and networking. This course provides students with the information needed to build a foundation in current networking technology for local area networks, wide area networks and the Internet.

NET-442 - LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM

Lecture: 2

Lab: 2

Credit: 3

This course will cover the essentials of installing, configuring, maintaining, administering and troubleshooting the Linux operating system.

ELT-355 - ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS I

Lecture: 3

Lab: 4

Credit: 5

Introduction to semiconductor circuit analysis. The operational characteristics and applications of diodes, bipolar and field-effect transistors, and linear integrated circuits will be examined. Troubleshooting methods and techniques will be discussed and applied in the laboratory. Prerequisite: ELT-116.

ELT-357 - ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS II

Lecture: 3

Lab: 4

Credit: 5

An expansion on the material presented in Electronic Circuits I. This course will examine the op-amp further in its many linear and non-linear applications. Other related linear integrated circuits will be investigated and applied. Basic modulation and demodulation processes will be included. Prerequisite: ELT-355.

BIO-163 - ESSENTIALS OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

Lecture: 3

Lab: 2

Credit: 4

This introductory course is designed for the student needing a one-semester combined anatomy and physiology course with laboratory. All systems will be covered with greater emphasis on the cardiovascular, respiratory, immune and urinary systems.  This course also provides background for the more advanced courses BIO-168 and BIO-173

NET-637 - NETWORK INTRUSION INVESTIGATION

Lecture: 2

Lab: 2

Credit: 3

This course enables students to use penetration-testing tools and techniques that ethical hackers and security testers utilize to protect computer networks. Skills and techniques include footprinting, social engineering, port scanning, enumeration and cryptography. This course incorporates a lab component in which students practice skills designed to secure network connections and prevent attacks. Prerequisites: NET-142, NET-314, and NET-442.

ELT-435 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Lecture: 4

Lab: 2

Credit: 5

Examines electronic communications topics such as noise, frequency domain analysis, analog and digital modulation methods, transmitters, receivers, multiplexing, digital communications, telephony, transmission lines and wave guides, antennas, wave propagation, microwave and video. Prerequisite: ELT-355.

PSY-102 - HUMAN AND WORK RELATIONS

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This is a course that includes the understanding of the applications of psychological principles, theory, and research related to the work setting.

CAD-101 - INTRODUCTION TO CAD

Lecture: 1

Lab: 4

Credit: 3

An introduction to computer aided design and drafting. Actual hands-on experience in designing, drawing, and dimensioning using CAD micro-based CAD software. The course presents logical step-by-step instruction about the CAD commands, mode settings, drawing aids, shortcuts and other valuable characteristics of CAD. Finished copies of the students’ work will be made on a printer or plotter.

ELT-630 - MICROPROCESSOR/INTERFACING

Lecture: 3

Lab: 4

Credit: 5

This course is an introduction to techniques and equipment used for a variety of data acquisition requirements. The use of computers, test equipment, sensors and software for data acquisition in an industrial environment will be the main focus. Prerequisites: ELT-355 and ELT-329.

NET-627 - SYSTEM SECURITY

Lecture: 2

Credit: 2

This course will provide students with practical knowledge needed for strong information security for an organization's daily operations.  Students will have hands-on learning on handling day-to-day operations to secure an organization's data. Prerequisite: NET-142, NET-314, and NET-442; Co-requisite: NET-637

CSC-116 - INFORMATION COMPUTING

Lecture: 2

Lab: 2

Credit: 3

This course presents the basic concepts of information systems and computer literacy. The course incorporates theory as well as hands-on practice which focuses on spreadsheets and database management systems (DBMS).

ELT-932 - INTERNSHIP

OJT: 16

Credit: 4

This internship is intended to be the clinical experience portion of the Biomedical Electronics Seminar. Students in this course will be assigned to a selected setting to apply principles and skills learned in previous course. Graded on a Credit (P)/No Credit (Q) basis. Prerequisite: ELT-800.

ELT-329 - DIGITAL ELECTRONICS FOR ET

Lecture: 3

Lab: 2

Credit: 4

An introduction to fundamental digital circuits and systems is presented by study of integrated circuit logic modules. Number systems, coding and elemental Boolean principles are also covered. Emphasis is placed on troubleshooting techniques and tools.

ENG-105 - COMPOSITION I

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

A study of the principles of writing. Emphasis on rhetoric, mechanics, and development of expository patterns: narration, description illustration, comparison/contrast, classification, process, and cause/effect. Required for AA and AS Degrees. Prerequisites: Meet minimum placement test score requirement.

SPC-112 - PUBLIC SPEAKING

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course examines both the theoretical and practical basis of speech communication, particularly public speaking. Emphasis is on speech preparation, organization, support, delivery, and audience analysis.

MAT-702 - INTRODUCTION TO MATH APPLICATIONS

Lecture: 2

Lab: 2

Credit: 3

This course is offered to students who can profit from an applied course in mathematics and will prepare students who need to develop skills for MAT-704. It is designed as an introductory level algebra course recommended for students with one year of high school algebra. Emphasis is on the building of basic algebra skills and the application of these mathematical techniques. The course studies the relationship of geometry and algebra as they apply to various fields. This course will also cover whole numbers/decimals, integers, fractions/percents, direct measurement, basic geometric concepts/relationships, linear equations, and right-triangle trigonometry. Prerequisite:MAT-052 or meet minimum placement test requirement.

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