Surgical Technology Degree Plan

​2021-2022 Central Ohio Technical College

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Pre-Admission Course Requirements

The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Surgical Technology is a selection-based program, meaning a student must APPLY to the program and then be SELECTED into the program before being able to meet graduation requirements. 

A grade of C (2.00) or better is required for all Surgical Technology, Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, and Medical Terminology courses in order to continue in and graduate from the Surgical Technology program.

Policies of the Surgical Technology program which are unique in regard to admission, re-admission, grading, and promotion are available in the Surgical Technology Student Handbook, Division of Health Technologies.

All Surgical Technology core courses (Didactics Only) are offered online.

Autumn Semester

BIO-130

* Anatomy & Physiology I

4

HLT-110

​Medical Terminology

2

MATH-130 or MATH-140

* Introduction to Statistics or College Algebra

3

SURG-191

* Basic Surgical Technology

5

SURG-190

* Basic Surgical Technology Lab

3

 

Total

17

Spring Semester

BIO-131

* Anatomy & Physiology II

4

ENGL-112

* Composition I

3

SURG-135

* Pharmacology for Surgical Assisting

1

SURG-193

* Surgical Procedures I

4

SURG-192

* Surgical Procedures I Clinical

3

 

Total

15

Summer Semester

BIO-200

* Microbiology

4

ENGL-113

* Composition II

3

SURG-195

* Surgical Procedures II

4

SURG-194

* Surgical Procedures II Clinical

3

 

Total

14

Autumn Semester

PHIL-105

​* Critical Thinking

3

PSY-100

* Introduction to Psychology

3

SPCH-210

Small Group Communications

3

SURG-231

* Advanced Surgical & Specialty  Surgical Practice

3

SURG-233

* Basic Surgical Technology Professional Trends & Issues in Surgical Practice Seminar 

3

SURG-284

* Professional Trends & Issues in Surgical Practice Clinical

3

 

Total

18

Total Hours Required

  • Total Hours Required For Degree:  64.00

Helpful Information

Courses may have prerequisites. Please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements.

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice
Published date – February 2021
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