Major Code
462A

This certificate program prepares individuals for entry- level employment as surgical technologists. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) on recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).

Course Requirements - Fall Semester

15

m BIO250 Microbiology

4

m BIO260 Human Structure and Function

4

m HIT105 Medical Terms for Health Occupations

1

m SUR100 Principles of Surgical Technology

4

m SUR110 Surgical Pharmacology

2

Course Requirements - Spring Semester

12

m COM125 Communication Strategies for Health Care Careers

2

m SUR120 Instrumentation and Practices Common to Surgical Procedures

5

m SUR150 Health Problems and Surgical Procedures I

2

m SUR151 Surgical Tech Externship I

3

Course Requirements - Summer Semester

5.5

m SUR200 Health Problems and Surgical Procedures II

2

m SUR201 Surgical Tech Externship II

3

m SUR220 Seminar in Surgical Technology

0.5

Program Total

32.5