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Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering Technology

Lead Faculty: Dr. Peilin Fu

The impact of modern electronics technology in the growing field of medical instrumentation and device area mandates the needs for trained engineering technology professionals, to design, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair medical instruments and devices. This biomedical engineering technology program will cover areas such as electronic circuit design and analysis, digital circuits including microprocessors, medical devices and instrumentation, medical imaging, sensors, safety and compliance in healthcare, as well as such important skills as project management and team building. This program provides the student with knowledge and skills to function as medical instrumentation technologist/engineer. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of human anatomy, sensing and monitoring principles, and instrumentation and device operation. Graduates of this degree program will find opportunities in manufacturing, hospitals, laboratories, government, and many other industrial sectors. This program will prepare students for the entry level jobs as: test engineer, field engineer, production engineer, design engineer, quality engineer, sales engineer.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyze and maintain analog and digital sensors, medical devices and other biomedical systems.
  2. Utilize math, science, engineering, and technology to solve biomedical technology problems.
  3. Apply laboratory skills, including the use of appropriate hardware, software, simulation techniques, and data analysis in support of biomedical systems.
  4. Employ creativity in the design and implementation of components and/or systems relevant to biomedical systems.
  5. Design and manage projects, and function effectively as a member of a technical team.
  6. Demonstrate a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
  7. Communicate through written, verbal, and graphical media.
  8. Demonstrate awareness of professional, ethical and global issues in a diverse society.
  9. Apply professional standards in decision-making.

Requirements

To receive a Bachelor Science in Biomedical Engineering Technology, students must complete at least 187.5 quarter units, 76.5 of which must be completed at the upper-division level and 45 of which must be taken in residence, including the research project classes. All Bachelor degree students must complete the University General Education requirements. In the absence of transfer credit, students may need to take additional general electives to satisfy the total units for the degree. Students should refer to the section on undergraduate admission procedures for specific information on admission and evaluation.

Prerequisites for the Major (23 courses; 88.5 quarter units)
Requirements for the Major (13 courses, 49.5 quarter units)
Core Requisite(s):
Capstone Project (2 courses; 9 quarter units)

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