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 Area / Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 30
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
  • College Algebra (MAT-121) or above
  • Higher Level Mathematics above College Algebra
  • Computer Concepts (CIS-107) or above
B. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 11
  • Psychology or Sociology
  • Physics I
  • Physics II
C. General Education Electives 4
II. Area of Study: Biomedical Electronics 24
A. Electric Circuits 6
B. Electronic Devices
  • Semiconductor Devices
  • Solid State Electronics
C. Digital Electronics
  • Microprocessors
  • Digital Logic
D. Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Medical Instrumentation
  • Physiological Equipment
  • X-ray Equipment
  • Biomedical Electronics
  • Internship - up to three (3) credits
E. Anatomy and Physiology 3
F. Associate Capstone (APS-295) 3
III. Free Electives 6
Total 60

  • Required Courses: DC Circuits, AC Circuits, Electronic Devices, Digital Electronics, Biomedical Instrumentation (three courses) Anatomy and Physiology
  • Corollary Requirements: College Algebra, Physics I and II, Computer Concepts
  • 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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