Advanced College

Associate of Science in Surgical Technology

Associate of Science in Surgical Technology

(South Gate, Stockton & Salida)
Delivery Method: Traditional and Hybrid

Degree Program
This program is designed to provide students the knowledge and experience to perform effective Surgical Technology in the current market. This includes assisting in operations under the supervisions of surgeons, prepare and transport patients to surgery, and pass instruments and supplies to the surgeon.

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Program Outcomes

Courses In This Program Include

COURSE NO.

COURSE NAME

LECTURE HOURS

LAB HOURS

WORK-BASED ACTIVITIES

TOTAL HOURS/CREDITS

BIO 110

Anatomy & Physiology

45

45/4.5

PSY 110

Principles of Psychology

45

45/4.5

SOC 110

Introduction to Sociology

45

45/4.5

MAT 110

College Algebra

45

45/4.5

ENG 110

Composition and Rhetoric I

45

45/4.5

BIO 190

Pharmacology

45

45/4.5

BIO 250

Medical Terminology

45

45/4.5

SURG 100

Introduction to Surgical Technology

45

45/4.5

SURG 110

Introduction to Surgical Technology II

45

45

90/6.75

SURG 210

Surgical Procedures I

60

90

150/10.5

SURG 220

Surgical Procedures II

60

90

150/10.5

SURG 310

Pre-Clinical Conference

45

310

355/20

SURG 320

Clinical Practicum

500

500/16.7

Total

570

535

500

1605/100*

*Per COE Policies and Procedures: The policy of the Commission is that the conversion of clock hours to credit hours for individual courses may be calculated to include a fraction or decimal but must not be inflated by rounding up. The sum of the course credit hours for a program must equal a whole number without rounding up.