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Surgical Technology Course Sequence

This program requires a minimum of 66 credit hours. Completion of the program results in the award of an Associate of Applied Science degree. All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

PREREQUISITES

BIO 231-BIO 232 Human Biology 1,2
OR BIO 233-BIO 234 Anatomy and Phyisology 1,2 (8)
(BIO 101 is a prerequisite for BIO 233-BIO 234) 
             Total Prerequisite Credit Hours 8

REQUIREMENTS

First Year -- Term 1
BIO 223
General Microbiology (4)
English (
3)
      
ENG 111 Composition and Introduction to Literature 1
OR  ENG 115 Composition and Introduction to Literature for Non-native Speakers 1
OR  ENG 121 Composition and Literature
    Successful completion of ENG 121 fully satisfies the college English composition general education requirement.  Students who take ENG 121 and not ENG 111-112 may need to take an additional elective course to ensure that they complete a minimum of 60 credits, which are required for the award of an associate degree.  These credit hours must be chosen with the approval of the department chair or program coordinator.
Mathematics (general education requirement) (3-4)
MDA 113 
Medical Terminology (3)
CSI 112
Computing and Information Technology
OR CSI 113 Theories and Applications of Digital Technology (4)
            Total credit hours                17-18

First Year -- Term 2

English (0-3)
      
ENG 112 Composition and Introduction to Literature 2
OR  ENG 116 Composition and Introduction to Literature  for Non-native Speakers 2
OR  ENG 121 Composition and Literature
    Successful completion of ENG 121 fully satisfies the college English composition general education requirement.  Students who take ENG 121 and not ENG 111-112 or ENG 115/116 may need to take an additional elective course to ensure that they complete a minimum of 60 credits, which are required for the award of an associate degree.  These credit hours must be chosen with the approval of the department chair or program coordinator.
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology (3)
SGT 100
Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Surgical Technologists (3) 
SGT 102
Principles of Surgical Technology (6) 
                Total credit hours              12-15

             
Second Year -- Term 1
Arts and Humanities
(general education requirement) (3)
SGT 108
Surgical Procedures 1 (4) 
SGT 200 Surgical Technology Practicum 1 (7) 
              Total credit hours                 14

Second Year -- Term 2
SGT 202 Surgical Procedures 2 (4) 
SGT 204
Surgical Technology Practicum 2 (7)
SGT 208
Surgical Specialty Practicum 3 (3) 
SGT 209
Surgical Technology Perspectives (1) 
               Total credit hours                  15