PROGRAM CODE: 29509
PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Prof. Tyronne Johnson
DEPARTMENT: ALLIED HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
The Surgical Technology AAS degree prepares students with the professional training and hands-on experience for a career as a Surgical Technologist. The degree provides a balance of general education courses and introduces students to the theory and practice of Surgical Technology and Perioperative practice through classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences. The curriculum prepares students to function as crucial members of the surgical team and demonstrate knowledge of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, aseptic techniques, surgical procedures and instrumentation, and the professional and ethical responsibilities of the surgical technologist. Students are prepared to recognize the variety of a patient’s needs and the impact of personal, physical, emotional, and cultural experiences in patient interaction, care, and treatment. Students are eligible for licensure exam(s) after the successful completion of the course of study presented in this degree program.
The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the major in Fall 2023 or Spring 2024. If you enrolled as a matriculant prior to that, please see the College Catalog for the year you started the major as a matriculant for the curriculum requirements that apply to you.
Consultation with the Program Advisor is required.
Click here for more information about the Admission and Retention Criteria for the Surgical Technology Program
Degree Map for Surgical Technology, A.A.S.
Your Degree Map contains the suggested term-by-term course sequence for your academic path towards graduation.
To ensure successful and timely completion of your degree, it is recommended that you meet with your academic advisor to discuss your unique map.
Please note some courses may only be offered once an academic year.