General Technology - Surgical Technology (A.A.S.)

Graduates of the Surgical Technology program must complete the following courses to earn an Associate in Applied Science with a major in General Technology. The minimum total credit hours required is 76.

Required Courses

 

GENERAL EDUCATION Credit Hours
Minimum 18 credit hours  
CPT 101 Introduction to Computers 3.0
ENG 101 English Composition I 3.0
MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics 3.0
PSY 201 General Psychology 3.0
  Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3.0
  Elective Natural Science/Math 3.0
     
PRIMARY SPECIALTY Credit Hours
AHS 102 Medical Terminology 3.0
BIO 210 Anatomy and Physiology I 4.0
BIO 211 Anatomy and Physiology II 4.0
SUR 101 Introduction to Surgical Technology 5.0
SUR 102 Applied Surgical Technology 5.0
SUR 116 Basic Surgical Procedure 3.0
SUR 103 Surgical Procedures I 4.0
SUR 104 Surgical Procedures II 4.0
SUR 110 Introduction to Surgical Practicum 5.0
SUR 114 Surgical Specialty Practicum 7.0
SUR 120 Surgical Seminar 2.0
     
SECONDARY SPECIALTY Credit Hours
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 3.0
MGT 150 Fundamentals of Supervision 3.0
MGT 201 Human Resource Management 3.0
MKT 135 Customer Service Techniques 3.0
     
OTHER COURSES REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION Credit Hours
AHS 205 Ethics and Law for Allied Health Professions 3.0
PSY 203 Human Growth and Development 3.0
     
Total Credit Hours: 76.0

Updated 5/6/2017

Advising Information

Program notes

  • Students who are pursuing or have earned a diploma in Surgical Technology may complete additional general education courses and classes in a secondary technical specialty, as outlined above, to earn an Associate of Applied Science in General Technology.
  • Click here for information about the Surgical Technology Diploma.

Notes about individual classes

  • The English required for this program is ENG 101.  Students will follow this progression, with their starting point being determined by their placement test scores:  ENG 032/012 and/or RDG 032/012 (or RWR 032/012) > ENG 100 and/or RDG 100 (or RWR 100) > ENG 101.
  • The math required for this program is MAT 155.  Students will follow this progression, with their starting point being determined by their placement test scores:  MAT 032/012 > MAT 155.
  • CPT 101 is required.  CPT 101 will use Office 2016.  CPT 101 students must purchase an access code for My IT Lab, a learning management system.  The CPT 101 access code is good for six months.  RDG 100 or RWR 100 is a prerequisite for CPT 101.
  • Developmental and transitional classes, if needed, should be taken first.

Contacts

  • You can find the name of your assigned academic advisor by reviewing Degree Works, your Class Schedule, or by visiting the Advising webpage.
  • Susan Kinney is the Program Director of the Surgical Technology Technology.
  • You may also contact Lenette Thompson for information about this program
  • Please email advising@ptc.edu if this Advising Guide needs to be corrected or updated.

Advisement Information updated 9/2017.