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Surgical Technology Diploma Curriculum

Surgical Technology

Students taking the Diploma Curriculum start in the fall semester.

Click on the course numbers to view the catalog course descriptions.

Course No Course Title Credits
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
Course No Course Title Credits
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 Essentials 2
  Total Credits - Fall 16
Spring Semester
Course No Course Title Credits
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
Course No Course Title Credits
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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