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2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog 
  
2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog

Biomedical Engineering Technology (A.S.) (2271)


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Associate in Science

The Biomedical Engineering Technology program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions related to biomedical equipment. These technically trained individuals are prepared to assist engineers or scientists or take positions as biomedical equipment technicians or technical sales representatives. Hospitals, equipment manufacturers and service contractors are typical places of employment.

Note

Due to hospital regulations, criminal background checks, medical examinations and proof of immunizations will be required prior to starting internships at medical facilities

Career Opportunities, Rapid Placement

North Florida has a strong medical industry and the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce is actively seeking more companies for the region. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts the demand for biomedical engineering technicians will grow as much as 34 percent overall in the next several years.

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Curriculum

Total Credit Hours: 61

General Education


Credit Hours: 15

Mathematics Credit Hours: 3
   *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 
Social and Behavioral Science Credit Hours: 3
   *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 
Humanities Credit Hours: 3
   *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 
Communications — Category B Credit Hours: 3
   *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 

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Record of Conviction of a Crime


Companies or agencies used for some clinical, internship or cooperative education classes may require students to undergo drug screening and/or criminal background checks prior to placement at their sites. Students whose drug screening or criminal background checks are unsatisfactory may be denied access to the company or agency. Withdrawal from the program may be necessary if students cannot be placed for clinical, internship or cooperative education classes.

University Transfer


This associate in science degree program is intended primarily for students who desire to complete an associate in science degree and become employed. Students who decide to pursue university transfer study must meet certain course and test requirements. For details refer to the university transfer guide.

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