Surgical Technology (D45740)

Diploma

Students may be required to take developmental courses in Math and/or English as a result of high school GPA or pre-enrollment placement tests.  Therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Consult a program advisor for more information.

Prerequisite Course (4-5 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

BIO 163 Basic Anat & Physiology
or
BIO 168 Anatomy/Physiology I

4
or
3

2
or
3

0

0

5
or
4

Fall Semester  (14 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

ACA 115 Success and Study Skills
or
ACA 122 College Transfer Success

0

2

0

0

1

ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry

3

0

0

0

3

SUR 110 Introduction to Surgical Tech

3

0

0

0

3

SUR 111 Periop Patient Care

5

6

0

0

7

Spring Semester (16-17 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

BIO 169 Anatomy/Physiology II
or
BIO 175 General Microbiology
or
BIO 275 Microbiology

3
or
2
or
3

3
or
2
or
3

0

0

4
or
3
or
4

SUR 122 Surgical Procedures I

5

3

0

0

6

SUR 123 SUR Clinical Practice I

0

0

21

0

7

 Summer Term (13 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

PSY 150 General Psychology

3

0

0

0

3

SUR 134 Surgical Procedures II

5

0

0

0

5

SUR 135 SUR Clinical Practice II

0

0

12

0

4

SUR 137 Profess Success Preparation

1

0

0

0

1

Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 47-48