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Curriculum

This curriculum applies to students applying for the surgical technology class beginning in fall 2013. Students who are currently enrolled in the surgical technology program use this curriculum.

Material on this page reflects the most recent college catalog. The college reserves the right to make changes in catalog information when necessary and to correct errors.

Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology

Please see the college catalog for more detailed information.

PREREQUISITE COURSES
HLTK 1200 – Medical Terminology
EITHER:*
 ZOO 2010 – Anatomy and Physiology I -AND-
 ZOO 2020 – Anatomy and Physiology II
OR:
 ZOO 2015 – Human Anatomy -AND-
 ZOO 2025 – Human Physiology
MICR 2240 – Medical Microbiology
ENGL 1010 – English I: Composition
POLS 1000 – American and Wyoming Government
-OR- choose one of the following:
     HIST 1211 – U.S. to 1865
     HIST 1221 – U.S. from 1865
     HIST 1251 – Wyoming History
     ECON 1200 – Economics, Law, and Government
MATH 1000 – Problem Solving
CO/M 1030 – Interpersonal Communication
Social Science/Humanities Elective
Physical Education Activity
Computer Literacy Elective
HLTK 2510 – Pathophysiology
HLTK 2300 – Health Care Ethics
 
Total prerequisite credits 37-41
 * Students must complete one 8-credit sequence. Taking one course from each sequence will NOT fulfill this requirement.
 
SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY CORE COURSES
Fall Semester
SURG 1600 – Introduction to Surgical Technology
SURG 1610 – Surgical Technology Theory
SURG 1620 – Surgical Technology Skills Lab I
SURG 1685 – Surgical Pharmacology
Spring Semester
SURG 1630 – Surgical Technology Skills Lab II
SURG 1750 – Surgical Procedures I (first 8 weeks)
SURG 2750 – Surgical Procedures II (second 8 weeks)
SURG 1850 – Surgical Technology Clinical I
SURG 2810 – Surgical Technology Clinical Synthesis I
Summer Semester
SURG 2850 – Surgical Technology Clinical II
SURG 2895 – Surgical Technology Clinical Synthesis II
 
Total credit hours required 72-76
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