Applied Science and Engineering Technology

Students in this program can choose to specialize in a specific technology, like Biomedical Equipment Technology or Process Technology.

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High-Tech Science in the Modern World

Our Applied Science and Engineering Technology program will teach you how to solve problems, work in a team and use your knowledge in natural science studies such as biology, chemistry and physics. This program leads to an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree and prepares students for employment in a range of scientific technology occupations and also provides a foundation for transfer to four-year technology programs. The flexible design of the program allows students to choose from a range of scientific technology fields, including biomedical equipment technology, engineering technology and process technology, among others.

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Electrical Drafter – est. salary $56,662
Civil Engineering Technician – est. salary $50,456
Electro-Mechanical Technician – est. salary $52,191
Electronics Engineering Technician – est. salary $60,041

 

**EMSI Data, 2017; Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area; a percentage of people in these jobs may have a bachelor's degree or higher.

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Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Applied Science and Engineering Technology degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.

Semester 1

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ENGL 101 - English Composition I 3 credits ENGL 101 A grade of "C" or better is required to register for ENGL 102 ENGL 101
ASET 101 - Science Technology and Public Policy or  
BMET 101 - Biomedical Equipment Technology I
3 or 4 credits For ASET 101, a grade of "C" or better is required for completion of the ASET degree
For BMET 101, A grade of "C" or better is required for completion of the BMET Proficiency Certificate
Technology Competency
FNMT 118 - Intermediate Algebra 3 credits FNMT 118 with a grade of "C" or better, or a higher level MATH class, or placement above FNMT 118 is a prerequisite for ASET 140, ASET 201, ELEC 120, and ELEC 130 Mathematics
CHEM 110 - Introductory Chemistry   or  
BIOL 108 - Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology
 4 credits Both CHEM 110 and BIOL 108 fulfill the natural science requirement. CHEM 110 is a prerequisite for PTEC 103 and a grade of "C" or better is required to register for PTEC 103 and to complete BMET I Proficiency Certificate BIOL 108 is a pre or co-requisite for BMET 101 Students pursuing the BMET I Proficiency Certificate will need to complete CHEM 110 in order to fulfill ASET program requirements Natural Science
  • This program is designed to provide students with the option of entering the workforce or transferring to a bachelor's degree program after earning their associate's degree
  • Follow this course schedule each semester and you’ll earn your associate’s degree in two years
  • Make sure you discuss your first semester schedule and your educational plan with an advisor or counselor when you register.

Semester 2

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ELEC 120 - Direct and Alternating Current Circuits 4 credits

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better is required to register for ELEC 124, and for completion of the BMET I certificate and ASET degree.
FNMT 118 or higher with a grade of "C" or better or placement in MATH 161 or higher

Major Course
CIS 103 - Applied Computer Technology 3 credits CIS 103 Students must earn a grade of "C" or better.
Students will be required to create PowerPoint presentations in subsequent ASET program courses. 
Technological Competency
PTEC 103 - Introduction to Process Technology and Plant Equipment or
BMET 102 - Biomedical Equipment Technology II or
ASET 140 - 3D Printing or 
ASET 201 - Introduction to Nanotechnology 
4 credits PTEC 103 required for PTEC I Proficiency Certificate Required for completion of the ASET degree
A grade of "C" or better is required for completion of the ASET degree.
BMET 102 required for BMET IProficiencyCertificate. A grade of Cor better is required for completion of the BMET I Proficiency Certificate. 
A grade of Cor better is required for completion of the ASET degree
Concentration Elective
ASET 110: Safety, Health and the Environment or  
CIS 105 - Computer Systems Maintenance or
ASET 140 - 3D Printing or 
ASET 201 - Introduction to Nanotechnology 
3 or 4 credits ASET 110 required for PTEC IProficiencyCertificate. A grade of "C" or better is required for completion of the ASET degree. 
CIS 105 required for BMET I ProficiencyCertificate. A grade of "C" or better is required for completion of the BMET I ProficiencyCertificate and ASET degree
Concentration Elective
ENGL 102 - The Research Paper 3 credits   ENGL 102 Information Literacy

Semester 3

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ELEC 124 - Semiconductor Devices or
Directed Elective
3 or 4 credits ELEC 124 required for BMET II Proficiency Certificate.
A grade of "C" or better is required for completion of the BMET I Proficiency Certificate and ASET degree.
ELEC 124 may be applied as directed elective or to fulfill requirement for ASET degree (ELEC 124 or ELEC 130 required).
Concentration/ Directed Elective
BMET 201 - Medical Devices or
ASET 140 - 3D Printing or
ASET 201 - Introduction to Nanotechnology or
Directed Elective
3 or 4 credits BMET 201 is required for the BMET II Proficiency Certificate and fulfills a directed elective requirement for the ASET degree.
A grade of "C" or better is required for completion of the BMET I Proficiency Certificate and ASET degree.
Fulfills directed elective requirement for students not taking the BMET II certificate.
Concentration /Directed Elective
PHYS 105 - Survey of Physics or higher 4 credits Fulfills requirement for ASET degree.
A grade of "C" or better is required for completion of the ASET degree
Major Course
Humanities Course:
Any Foreign Language course (ARAB, CHIN, FREN, HEBR, ITAL, JAPN, SPAN, SWAH) or
Any Humanities course (HUM) or
Any Philosophy course (PHIL)
3 credits   Humanities Elective

Semester 4

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
BMET 202 - Medical Devices in a Networked Environment or
ASET 130 - Quality Control/Quality Assurance or
ASET 140 - 3D Printing or 
ASET 201 - Introduction to Nanotechnology    
3 or 4 credits BMET 202 is required for the BMET II Proficiency Certificate.
BMET 202 is an ASET degree requirement for students not taking ASET 130.
A grade of "C" or better is required for completion of the BMET II Proficiency Certificate and ASET degree.
A grade of "C" or better is required for completion of the ASET degree.
ASET 130 is an ASET degree requirement for students not taking BMET 202.
Concentration Elective
ELEC 130 - Digital Electronics or   
Directed Elective
4 credits ELEC 130 required for BMET II Proficiency Certificate.
Fulfills a directed elective requirement for ASET
degree for students taking the BMET II Proficiency Certificate.
A grade of "C" or better is required for completion of the BMET I certificate and ASET degree.
Fulfills directed elective requirement for ASET degree
Concentration/ Directed Elective
CIS 150 - Network Technology   or   Directed Elective 4 credits Required for BMET II certificate Fulfills a directed elective requirement for students taking the BMET II Proficiency Certificate.
A grade of "C" or better is required for completion of the BMET II Proficiency Certificate and ASET degree.
Fulfills directed elective requirement for ASET degree
Concentration/ Directed Elective
Directed Elective 3 or 4 credits A grade of “C” or better is required. Directed Elective
Social Science courses (choose one)
ANTH 112 - Cultural Anthropology or
HIST 142 - Food History or
HIST 150 - History of American Health Care or
SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology or
SOC 115 - Gender and Society
3 credits   Social Science Elective  
Fulfills all of the Major Academic Approaches (American/Glob al Diversity, Interpretive Studies, and Writing Intensive)
  • Congratulations, this is your final semester! Don’t forget to complete your graduation application.
  • Meet with an advisor when registering for your classes
  • Finalize your transfer plans:
  • Take advantage of our scholarship opportunities for transferring students and apply for a scholarship
  • Visit Career Connections to learn about internships and your future career possibilities

General Education Requirements:

All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College’s general education requirements is also available.

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“I worked at the Franklin Institute during my time at the College. While the job was not directly related to my studies, the benefit was always being around Science.”

Ann Kozempel
program graduate 2015

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