Technology has impacted biomedical equipment in the health field. Bio-medical engineering technicians are needed to perform safety checks, preventive maintenance, calibration and repair various bio-medical pieces of equipment. This general bio-medical equipment may involve infusion pumps, ventilators, patient monitors, electrosurgery units, defibrillators and other medical apparatus. Students completing the biomedical program in electrical engineering technology will find jobs in hospitals, medical equipment manufacturers or third-party service organizations associated with hospitals.

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Program Admission Requirements

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • ENG-0995 Applied College Literacies or appropriate score on English Placement Test.
  • MATH-0965 Intermediate Algebra or qualified Math Placement.

Program Learning Outcomes

This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  1. Use organizational skills for time management, scheduling, and resource allocation to meet and satisfy organizational, quality and customer regulatory requirements.
  2. Work independently and as a member of a diverse team while maintaining a high-level of professionalism.
  3. Communicate in a clear, concise written and verbal manner to all levels of clinical and non-clinical staff.
  4. Utilize information gathered through the troubleshooting process and develop and communicate an action plan to correct medical equipment, patient and user issues in a timely and efficient manner.
  5. Perform all aspects of medical equipment support and service, including but not limited to inspection, repair, installation and networking in the healthcare industry.
  6. Prepared to sit for the certified Bio Medical Equipment Technician Exam.

Suggested Semester Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
EET-1161 Direct Current Circuits 3
EET-1180 Surface Mount Soldering 1
MET-1100 Technology Orientation 2
COMM-1000 Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication 3
Select one of the following: 3
College Composition I
Honors College Composition I
 Credit Hours12
Second Semester
BIO-1050 Human Biology 3
BIO-105L Human Biology Laboratory 1
EET-1210 AC Electric Circuits 3
EET-1241 Digital Fundamentals 3
Select one of the following: 3
College Composition II
Technical Writing
Select one of the following: 4
College Algebra
Honors College Algebra
 Credit Hours17
Third Semester
EET-2112 Industrial Electronics 3
EET-2120 Electronics I 3
EET-2170 Signal Analysis 3
EET-2400 Biomedical Instrumentation I 3
Select one of the following: 3
Honors Trigonometry
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Semester
EET-2220 Electronics II 3
EET-2410 Biomedical Instrumentation II 3
EET-2490 Biomedical Design Project 2
PHYS-1210 College Physics I 4
ITNT-2300 Networking Fundamentals 3
Select one of the following: 3
Honors Ethics
 Credit Hours18
Summer Completion
EET-2901 Clinical Internship 3
 Credit Hours3
 Total Credit Hours65

MATH-1140, MATH-1141, MATH-1200, MATH-1270, and MATH-1280 can no longer count towards fulfilling the college-level mathematics requirement.  These courses were re-classified as developmental mathematics by the state of Ohio in 2016.  Tri-C established a 5-year transitioning window for students who had completed these courses prior to 2016 to apply them towards meeting graduation requirements, which expired in Summer 2021. It is highly recommended to see a counselor to determine the appropriate math required for your current major.