Surgical Technology Associate Degree Course Requirements

Associate in Applied Science Course Hours Per Week Semester
Class
Lab
Clinical
Credit
FIRST SEMESTER (Fall)
ACA-115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 0 1
BIO-163 Basic Anat & Physiology or 0
   BIO-165    Anatomy & Physiology I *** *** 0 4-5
SUR-110 Intro to Surg Technology 3 0 0 3
SUR-111 Periop Patient Care 5 6 0 7
*** PSY/SOC Elective 3 0 0 3
*** *** 0 18-19
SECOND SEMESTER (Spring)
BIO-166 Anatomy & Physiology II
   (If BIO-165 taken in Fall) *** *** 0 0-4
BIO-275 Microbiology or
   BIO-175    General Microbiology *** *** 0 3-4
SUR-122 Surgical Procedures I 5 3 0 6
SUR-123 Clinical Practice I 0 0 21 7
*** *** 21 16-21
THIRD SEMESTER (Summer)
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
SUR-134 Surgical Procedures II 5 0 0 5
SUR-135 Clinical Practice II 0 0 12 4
SUR-137 Professional Success Prep 1 0 0 1
9 12 10
FOURTH SEMESTER (Fall)
ENG-112 Writing/Research in the Disc or
   ENG-114    Prof Research & Reporting 3 0 3
COM-231 Public Speaking 3 0 3
*** Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
*** Natural Sciences/Math Elective 3 0 3
12 0 12
FIFTH SEMESTER (Spring)
BUS-137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
BUS-255 Org Behavior in Business or
  BUS-230   Small Business Management 3 0 0 3
SUR-210 Adv. SUR Clinical Practice 0 0 6 2
SUR-211 Adv. Theoretical Concepts 2 0 0 2
8 0 6 10
Total Required Minimum Semester Hours Credit
70