Surgical Technology AAS Degree
The Surgical Technology (SGT) AAS program is a two-year, 60-credit hour curriculum leading to an associate of applied science degree.
- Degree Type: AAS
- Surgical Tech is offered on the Terrell Health Science Center campus.
- TSI: required
- See the current Health Occupations brochure for more information about the program including the selection process, immunization requirements, estimated costs and schedules.
- Students must complete 4 of 5 pre-requisites before starting the SRGT courses: BIOL 2401, BIOL 2402, MDCA 1313, ENGL 1301 and PSYC 2301 or 2314. The remaining course must be completed concurrently with the first semester of SRGT courses.
|BIOL-2401||Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
or Learning Frameworks
|BIOL-2402||Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
|PSYC-2314||Lifespan Growth and Development||3|
|BIOL-2420||Microbiology for Non-Science Majors||4|
|BCIS-1305||Business Computer Applications||3|
|Lang, Phil, Culture/Creative Arts||3|
|SRGT-1405||Introduction to Surgical Technology||4|
|SRGT-1409||Fundamentals of Perioperative Concepts And Techniques||4|
|SRGT-1441||Surgical Procedures I||4|
|SRGT-1442||Surgical Procedures II||4|
Note: PSYC-2301 General Psychology may be used as prerequisite instead of PSYC-2314 Lifespan Growth and Development, but both are required for the AAS degree.
A grade of C or better must be attained in each surgical technology course.