2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Engineering Degrees

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Offered on Richland Campus in
conjunction with the University of Texas at Dallas

Degree Code: AS.UTD.BIOMED.ENGR

This is an "Articulated" degree with the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD).

Students who complete this degree with no grade below that of "C" and who meet all admissions requirements at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) will be accepted into UTD's Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering program. Students should follow this plan only if they wish to transfer to UTD in Biomedical Engineering. Students wishing to transfer to another university should not assume this entire plan will transfer.

In order to be eligible to receive this A.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering, a student must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 60 credit hours indicated in this degree plan;
  2. Earn a grade of "C" or better in English 1301 and the selected college-level mathematics course;
  3. Receive a GPA (2) of at least 2.00 ("C")
  4. Give permission to Dallas College and UTD to share transcript data in order to evaluate degree program progress and assist in degree completion requirements and reporting;
  5. Meet all Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements and course prerequisites; and
  6. Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

This degree does not include all Core Curriculum course requirements. Students who plan to transfer must work closely with an advisor/counselor.

NOTE: Students completing this degree must submit to UTD a completed Texas Common Application within 12 months of their anticipated enrollment at UTD.

This page includes Coordinating Board (CB) Codes.


Courses Required for the A.S. Degree in Biomedical Engineering
Component Areas
and CB Codes
Courses Semester-Credit Hours Required

Communication
(CB010)
Select EACH of the following:

ENGL 1301 (a grade of "C" or better is required)
ENGL 1302

6
Mathematics
(CB020)
Select the following:

(A grade of "C" or better is required.)
MATH 2413
4
Life and Physical Sciences
(CB030)
Select EACH of the following:

CHEM 1411
PHYS 2425

8
Language, Philosophy and Culture
(CB040)
Select ONE of the following:

ENGL 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2331, 2332, 2333, 2341, 2351

HUMA 1302, 1305, 2319

PHIL 1301, 1304, 2306, 2307, 2316, 2321

3
American History
(CB060)
Select the following:

HIST 1301

and

Select ONE of the following:
HIST 1302, 2301, 2328, 2381

6
Government/Political Science
(CB070)
Select EACH of the following:

GOVT 2305, 2306

6
Social and Behavioral Sciences
(CB080)
Select the following:

ECON 2301

3
CORE CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS A.S. DEGREE 36

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING REQUIRED COURSES

Select EACH of the following:
BIOL 1406 Biology for Science Majors I
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II
ENGR 1201 Introduction to Engineering
ENGR 2300 Applied Linear Algebra
ENGR 2304 Programming for Engineers
MATH 2414 Calculus II
MATH 2415 Calculus III

NOTE: MATH 2413, 2414 and 2415 are required to satisfy the MATH 2417 and 2419. UTD's accelerated two-semester calculus sequence, MATH 2417 and MATH 2419, is equivalent to the three-semester calculus sequence offered at community colleges. Students must take Calculus I, Calculus II, and Calculus III in order to be equivalent.

24
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS A.S. DEGREE 60

Additional courses that may be taken at Richland Campus and accepted for transfer into the UTD Biomedical Engineering Program:

Select EACH of the following:
MATH 2420 Differential Equations
ENGR 2301 Engineering Mechanics - Statics
PHYS 2426 University Physics II

11
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS TRANSFERABLE TO UTD FOR THIS PROGRAM 71