SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY A.A.S. (TP/SS): 590
Total Credits: 68
Catalog Edition 10-11
Name: Date: ID#
GENERAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION & DISTRIBUTION COURSES
FOUNDATION COURSES
COURSE
HRS
GRADE
English 101 (if needed for EN102 or EN109/Substitute if not)
EN101
3
 
English Foundation (EN102 or EN109)  
3
 
Math Foundation (MA110 or higher)  
3
 
Speech Foundation (SP108 or 112)  
3
 
         
DISTRIBUTION COURSES
COURSE
HRS
GRADE
Arts or Humanities Distribution (ARTD or HUMD)  
3
 
Behavioral / Social Science Distribution (BSSD)
PY102
3
 
Natural Sciences Lab Distribution (NSLD)
BI204*
4
 
Natural Sciences Lab Distribution (NSLD)
BI205*
4
 
         
CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS
COURSE
HRS
GRADE
(if needed for BI203/BI204/BI205)
BI107
(4)
 
 
BI203
4
 
 
HI125
2
 
 
HI126
2
 
SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY COURSES (TP ONLY)
SG100
4
 
 
SG101
6
 
 
SG102
6
 
 
SG201
6
 
 
SG202
3
 
 
SG211
6
 
 
SG212
3
 
       
  Note: Overall GPA of 2.0 is required AND a grade of C or better in each surgical technology course must be achieved.
      Total Credits:  
* Students should check the prerequisite.  

This curriculum is designed for those who desire to move into surgical technology careers or who wish to upgrade present surgical skills in this area. The certificate curriculum is designed to accommodate the student to enter the workforce earlier and/or for those who have earned a degree in health science. Certificate can be completed in one or two years. Credits earned in the degree provide transfer options for students who choose to continue studies beyond the A.A.S. admission requirements for A.A.S. and Certificate are the same.

The curriculum, emphasizing both didactic and clinical experience, offers a broad base of surgical skills needed by those who function as integral members of the surgical team. The program is accredited by he Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will receive the A.A.S./Certificate and will be eligible to apply to take the certification examination given by the Association of Surgical Technologist. Surgical Technologists are eligible for employment in hospitals, operating rooms, physicians' offices, surgery centers, labor and delivery, and freestanding minor surgery facilities. Each of the surgical technology courses builds upon materials offered in the previous course.

For information regarding the program and admissions, please contact the Office at the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, 240-567-1501, or the program department.

 
This document is for planning purposes ONLY and completion does not guarantee graduation.
See an advisor to submit an Application for Graduation the semester BEFORE you intend to graduate.
Surgical Technology
Website
 
Last modified: October 2010
This degree is a Career Program and may not readily transfer to four-year institutions
(except in special cases). Visit the transfer planning website for transfer information.
Site Contact: Anthony Solano