ASAST in Biomedical Electronics

The Associate in Science in Applied Science and Technology (ASAST) degree program in Biomedical Electronics is designed for technicians who design and maintain hospital and other health-oriented electronics equipment. The degree is a 60-credit program.

ASAST in Biomedical Electronics Credit Distribution

Subject/Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 38
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Literacy
  • Information Literacy
B. Civic and Global Learning 9
  • Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Civic Engagement
C. Knowledge of Human Cultures 6
D. Understanding the Physical and Natural World 8
II. Area of Study: Biomedical Electronics 21

A. DC Circuits


B. AC Circuits

C. Electronic Devices
  • Semiconductor Devices
  • Solid State Electronics
D. Digital Electronics
  • Microprocessors
  • Digital Logic
E. Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Medical Instrumentation
  • Physiological Equipment
  • X-ray Equipment
  • Biomedical Electronics
  • Internship - up to three (3) credits
F. Anatomy and Physiology 3
G. Associate Capstone (APS-295) 3
III. Electives 1
Total 60
Degree Requirements Credits
The following courses are required for the ASAST Degree in Biomedical Electronics and can be fulfilled in either the General Education or Electives sections of the degree chart. 11
  • College Algebra
  • Physics I with Lab
  • Physics II with Lab

  • How Students Earn Credit in the Option: Students whose options are not complete at the time of enrollment either use Prior Learning Assessment or course work to complete their options

Note: Courses listed in the Area of Study are offered as a guide. Other courses may also be considered appropriate for the program. The inclusion of similar courses must be reviewed by the Evaluation team. Students must submit their program plan for review to ensure that course selection is appropriate for the degree.


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