Surgical Technology Degree Plan

Surgical Technology Degree Plan



The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Surgical Technology is a selection-based program, meaning a student must APPLY to the program and then be SELECTED into the program before being able to meet graduation requirements. 

A grade of C (2.00) or better is required for all Surgical Technology, Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, and Medical Terminology courses in order to continue in and graduate from the Surgical Technology program.

Policies of the Surgical Technology program which are unique in regard to admission, re-admission, grading, and promotion are available in the Surgical Technology Student Handbook, Division of Health Technologies.

All Surgical Technology core courses (Didactics Only) are offered online.

Autumn Semester

BIO-130* Anatomy & Physiology I4
HLT-110 Medical Terminology 2
MATH-130 or MATH-140
* Introduction to Statistics or College Algebra
SURG-191* Basic Surgical Technology5
SURG-190 * Basic Surgical Technology Lab3

Spring Semester

BIO-131* Anatomy & Physiology II4
* Composition I3
SURG-135* Pharmacology for Surgical Assisting1
SURG-193* Surgical Procedures I4
SURG-192 * Surgical Procedures I Clinical3
​​ Total15

Summer Semester

BIO-200* Microbiology 4
ENGL-113* Composition II3
SURG-195 * Surgical Procedures II4
SURG- 194 * Surgical Procedures II Clinical 3
​​ Total14

Autumn Semester

PHIL-100* Critical Thinking3
PSY-100* Introduction to Psychology3
SPCH-210Small Group Communications3
SURG-231* Advanced Surgical & Specialty  Surgical Practice3
SURG-233* Basic Surgical Technology Professional Trends & Issues in Surgical Practice Seminar 3
SURG-284* Professional Trends & Issues in Surgical Practice Clinical3

Total Hours Required For Degree


   Courses may have prerequisites. Please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements.

   The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice

   Published date – January 2020  

   Office of Academic Affairs