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Curriculum

SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY

LONG CERTIFICATE = 44 SEMESTER HOURS

PROGRAM OUTLINE

SEMESTER 1

ENG 101 English Composition I:  3 credits
EMS 106 Medical Terminology:  2 credits
Math Elective (MTH 100, 110 or 112):  3 credits
Total: 8 credits


SEMESTER 2   (Currently offered Fall Semester)
Application and Selection Required to enter SUR courses.

SUR 100 Principles of Surgical Technology:  5 credits
SUR 102 Applied Surgical Technology: 4 credits
SUR 107 Surgical Anatomy and Pathophysiology:  3 credits
SUR 108 Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist:  2 credits
Total: 14 credits


SEMESTER 3  (Currently Spring Semester)

SPH 107 Public Speaking or ENG 102:  3 credits
SUR 103 Surgical Procedures: 5 credits
SUR 104 Surgical Practicum I:  4 credits
Total: 12 credits


SEMESTER 4  (Currently offered Summer Semester)

SUR 105 Surgical Practicum II:  5 credits
SUR 106 Role Transition for the Surgical Technologist:  1 credit 
SUR 204 Surgical Practicum III:  4 credits
Total:  10 credits


SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE = 62 SEMESTER HOURS

PROGRAM OUTLINE

SEMESTER 1

ORI 101 Orientation to College:  1 credit
ENG 101 English Composition I:   3 credits
EMS 106 Medical Terminology:  2 credits
BIO 201 A&P 1:  4 credits
Math Elective (MTH 100, 110 or 112):  3 credits
Total:  13 credits


SEMESTER 2

BIO 202 A&P 2:  4 credits
PSY 200 Intro to Psychology:  3 credits
SPH 107 Public Speaking (or ENG 102):  3 credits 
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective:  3 credits
Total:  13 credits


SEMESTER 3 (Currently offered Fall Semester)
Application and Selection Required to enter SUR courses.

SUR 100 Principles of Surgical Technology:  5 credits
SUR 102 Applied Surgical Technology:  4 credits
SUR 107 Surgical Anatomy and Pathophysiology:  3 credits
SUR 108 Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist:  2 credits
Total:  14 credits


SEMESTER 4 (Currently Spring Semester)

PSY 210 Human Growth and Development:  3 credits
SUR 103 Surgical Procedures:  5 credits
SUR 104 Surgical Practicum I:  4 credits
Total:  12 credits


SEMESTER 5 (Currently offered Summer Semester)

SUR 105 Surgical Practicum II:  5 credits
SUR 106 Role Transition for the Surgical Technologist:  1 credit 
SUR 204 Surgical Practicum III:  4 credits
Total: 10 credits