Surgical Technologist Degree

AAS Surgical Technologist Degree (63 - 64 Credits)

Fall Start

Prerequisite Courses

  • BIO:168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 credits
  • BIO:173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 credits
  • BIO:186 Microbiology, 4 credits
  • CSC:110 Introduction to Computers, 3 credits
  • ENG:105 Composition I, 3 credits
  • HSC:113 Medical Terminology, 2 credits
  • MAT:110 Math for Liberal Arts OR
  • HIT:139 Math for Health Care Professionals, 3 credits
  • PSY:111 Introduction to Psychology, 3 credits

Term 1 (14 - 15 Credits)

  • BUS:161 Human Relations, 3 credits
  • CSP:110 Infection Control and Health Regulations, 2 credits
  • FLS:141 Elementary Spanish I, 4 credits, OR
  • HUM:110 Changes and Choices, 3 credits, OR
  • HUM:183 Living with Space, Time and Technology, 3 credits
  • SUR:110 Introduction to Surgical Technology, 5 credits
  • SUR:421 Surgical Technology Pharmacology, 1 credit

Term 2 (12.5 Credits)

  • SPC:112 Public Speaking, 3 credits
  • SUR:225 Surgical Technology II, 4 credits
  • SUR:330 Surgical Technology Specialties, 3 credits
  • SUR:518 Clinical I, 2.5 credits

Term 3 (10.5 Credits)

  • SUR:450 Advanced Concepts in Surgical Technology, 4 credits
  • SUR:524 Clinical II, 6.5 credits

 

 

Spring Start

Prerequisite Courses

  • BIO:168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 credits
  • BIO:173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 credits
  • BIO:186 Microbiology, 4 credits
  • CSC:110 Introduction to Computers, 3 credits
  • ENG:105 Composition I, 3 credits
  • HSC:113 Medical Terminology, 2 credits
  • MAT:110 Math for Liberal Arts OR
  • HIT:139 Math for Health Care Professionals, 3 credits
  • PSY:111 Introduction to Psychology, 3 credits

Term 1 (14 - 15 Credits)

  • BUS:161 Human Relations, 3 credits
  • CSP:110 Infection Control and Health Regulations, 2 credits
  • FLS:141 Elementary Spanish I, 4 credits, OR
  • HUM:110 Changes and Choices, 3 credits, OR
  • HUM:183 Living with Space, Time and Technology, 3 credits
  • SUR:110 Introduction to Surgical Technology, 5 credits
  • SUR:421 Surgical Technology Pharmacology, 1 credit

Term 2 (10 Credits)

  • SPC:112 Public Speaking, 3 credits
  • SUR:225 Surgical Technology II, 4 credits
  • SUR:330 Surgical Technology Specialties, 3 credits

Term 3 (13 Credits)

  • SUR:450 Advanced Concepts in Surgical Technology, 4 credits
  • SUR:528 Clinical, 9 credits

 

Students must complete the following clinical case requirements in order to graduate from the Surgical Technology Program:

  • The total minimum number of clinical cases each student will complete is 120.
  • Students are required to complete a minimum of thirty (30) cases in General Surgery. Twenty (20) of those cases should be in the First Scrub Role (as defined on page 175 of the CCST6e).
  • Students are required to complete a minimum of ninety (90) cases in various surgical specialties. Sixty (60) of those cases should be in the first scrub role and evenly, but not
    necessarily equally distributed between a minimum of four (4) surgical specialties.
  • Students are also required to have a total of 450 hours of clinical time logged, 128 for spring and 322 for summer, in order to graduate.