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    May 24, 2018  
2013-14 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2013-14 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

Biomedical Equipment Technology, A.A.S. (A50100) - Collaborative with Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute


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(Collaborative Program with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute)

Pathway Description: These curriculums are designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes based on these subjects.

Course work includes mathematics, natural sciences, engineering sciences and technology.

Graduates should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, materials and technologies testing services, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, construction technicians and managers, industrial and technology managers, or research technicians.

Biomedical Equipment Technology:  A course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to install, operate, troubleshoot, and repair sophisticated devices and instrumentation used in the health care delivery system. Includes instruction in instrument calibration, design and installation testing, system safety and maintenance procedures, procurement and installation procedures, and report preparation. With an AAS degree and two years' experience, an individual should be able to become a certified Biomedical Equipment Technician.

Special Admission Requirements:

  • Application
  • High School transcript
  • Health form after acceptance
  • Placements tests
  • Adult high school diploma or GED

Required Core Courses


  • BMT 111 Introducction to Biomedical Field (2 Credit Hours)
  • BMT 112 Hospital Safety and Standards (3 Credit Hours)
  • BMT 212 BMET Instrumentation I (6 Credit Hours)
  • BMT 213 BMET Instrumentation II (3 Credit Hours)
  • BMT 223 Imaging Techniques/Laser Fundam. (4 Credit Hours)
  • BMT 225 Biomed Troubleshooting (3 Credit Hours)

Required Subject Areas


  • BMT 120 Biomedical Anatomy & Physiology (3 Credit Hours)

Total Semester Hours Credit available at Gaston College (50-51)


Total Semester Hour Credits: 75-76


Note(s):


*Only these courses are offered at Gaston College.

An additional 25-26 SHC must be completed at CCC&TI for AAS degree.

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