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Surgical Technology

2015 – 2016

Surgical Technology Diploma

Gainful Employment Information for Surgical Technology Diploma


2014 – 2015

Surgical Technology Diploma

Gainful Employment Information for Surgical Technology Diploma


2013 – 2014

Surgical Technology Diploma

Gainful Employment Information for Surgical Technology Diploma


Surgical Technology Diploma (D45740) – Printable Version (pdf)
Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Credit Hours
SUMMER TERM 2015
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
BIO 168 Anatomy & Physiology I 3 3 0 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry* 3 0 0 3
MED 120 Survey of Med Terminology 2 0 0 2
FALL SEMESTER, 2015
SUR 110 Introduction to Surgical Technology 3 0 0 3
SUR 111 Periop Patient Care 3 0 0 3
BIO 169 Anatomy & Physiology II 3 3 0 4
SPRING SEMESTER, 2016
SUR 122 Surgical Procedures I 5 3 0 6
SUR 123 Surgical Clinical Practice I 0 0 21 7
SUMMER TERM, 2016
SUR 134 Surgical Procedures II 5 0 0 5
SUR 135 Surgical Clinical Practice II 0 0 12 4
SUR 137 Professional Success Preparation 1 0 0 1
Total Semester Hours Required for Diploma 47

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

* ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A and RED 070, RED 080, RED 090 or DRE 096, 097, 098; MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070 or DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050 may be required based on placement test results.

Students of Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited programs are required to take the national certification exam administered by the National Board on Certification in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) within a four week period prior to or after graduation.

The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have at least a 2.0 overall grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact Admissions and Enrollment Services to determine if readmission is necessary.