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Courses You Will Take

PROGRAM CODE: 23077 // TOTAL CREDITS: 64

Major Course Requirements

First Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ENC 1101 English Composition 1 3.0 credits
SPC 1017 OR
SPC 2608
Fundamentals of Speech Communication OR
Introduction to Public Speaking
3.0 credits
BSC 2085 Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 (Co-requisite BSC 2085L) 3.0 Credits
BSC 2085L Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 Lab (Co-requisite BSC 2085L) 1.0 Credit
Second Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
BSC 2086 Human Anatomy & Physiology 2
(Co-requisite BSC 2085; Co-requisite; BSC 2086L)
3.0 Credits
BSC 2086L Human Anatomy & Physiology 2
(Co-requisite BSC 2085L; Co-requisite; BSC 2086)
4.0 credits
CLP 1006 The Psychology of Personal Effectiveness 3.0credits
PHI 2604 Critical Thinking and Ethics
Pre-requisite ENC 1101
3.0 credits
Third Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HIM 2472 Medical Terminology 3.0 credits
STS 1302 Introduction to Surgical technology 2.0 credits
STS 1303 Fundamentals of Surgical Technology 3.0 credits
STS 1307 Surgical Equipment and Instrumentation 3.0 credits
Fourth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
STS 1308 Perioperative Patient Care Concepts 2.0 credits
STS 1323 Surgical Procedures I 3.0 credits
STS 1327L Principles and Practices of Surgical Technology Laboratory 2.0 credits
STS 2179 Surgical Biomedical Fundamentals 3.0 credits
STS 2944 Surgical Clinical I 3.0 credits
Fifth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
STS 1304L Operating Room Techniques Laboratory 3.0 credits
STS 2324 Surgical Procedures II 3.0 credits
STS 2340 Surgical Pharmacology 3.0 credits
STS 2945 Surgical Clinical II 3.0 credits
Sixth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
STS 1931 Surgical Technology Special Topics Seminar 3.0 credits
STS 2360 Professional Skills for the Surgical Technologist 2.0 credits
STS 2946 Surgical Clinical III 3.0 credits

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