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Nov 30, 2015: Due to inclement weather, all daytime and evening classes (credit and continuing education) at all campuses will be cancelled today. All offices will be closed.


Diploma Curriculum

Click on the course numbers to view the catalog course descriptions.
Students taking the Diploma Curriculum start in the fall semester.

BIO-163 A & P ELECTIVE (Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology, OR BIO 168 AP I and BIO 173 AP II for AAS degree students) 4
HSC-114 Medical Terminology 3
  Total Credits - Prerequisites 7


Fall Semester 
SUR-129 Surgical Foundations (hybrid) 6
SUR-123 Patient Care Concepts 2
SUR-131 Surgical Foundations Lab 4
SUR-430 Microbiology – Surgical Tech (or Microbiology BIO-186) 2
COM-725 Workplace Communications 2
  Total Credits - Fall 16


Spring Semester 
ADM-220 Career Development 1
SUR-223 Surgical Procedures (hybrid) 6
SUR-227 Surgical Procedures Lab 2
SUR-420 Pharmacology for Surgical Tech (hybrid) 2
SUR-517 Surgical Technology Practicum I 3
  Total Credits - Spring 14


Summer Semester 
SUR-519 Surgical Technology Practicum II 4
BUS-161 Human Relations (or 3 credit elective if student has previously taken BUS-161) 3
  Total Credits - Summer 7


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