Surgical Technology AS Curriculum

Degree > Surgical Technology AS 

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students with an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements.  Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

Prerequisite Courses Required for Admission

†BSC 2085 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3 cr.
†BSC 2085L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory 1 cr.
†BSC 2086 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3 cr.
†BSC 2086L Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory 1 cr.
†ENC 1101 English Composition I 3 cr.
†MAC 1105 College Algebra or †STA 2023, Elementary Statistics, or any higher math course 3 cr.
PSY 2012 General Psychology or SYG 2000, Introduction to Sociology 3 cr.

YEAR I – First Semester
HSC 2006 Orientation to Perioperative Services 3 cr.
HSC 2006L Orientation to Perioperative Services Laboratory 1 cr.
HSC 2520 Microbiology for Perioperative Services 3 cr.
STS 1300C Surgical Anatomy and Pathophysiology 4 cr.
Humanities General Education 3 cr.

YEAR I – Second Semester
STS 1310 Surgical Techniques and Procedures 6 cr.
STS 1310L Surgical Techniques and Procedures Laboratory 2 cr.
STS 1340C Pharmacology and Anesthesia 3 cr.
STS 1940C Introduction to Surgery Clinical 2 cr.

YEAR I – Third Semester
STS 2323 Surgical Procedures I 4 cr.
STS 2323L Surgical Procedures Simulation Laboratory I 1 cr.
STS 2944C Surgical Clinical I 3 cr.

YEAR II – First Semester
STS 2324 Surgical Procedures II 4 cr.
STS 2324L Surgical Procedures Simulation II Laboratory 1 cr.
STS 2365 Professional Skills for the OR Team 1 cr.
STS 2936 Surgical Certification Symposium 2 cr.
STS 2945C Surgical Clinical II 3 cr.
STS 2954 Surgical Technologist Portfolio 1 cr.

†Courses symbolized by a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery method. Online availability may vary by academic term.

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