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Surgical Technology Degree

Graduation Requirements:  A minimum of 60 semester hours is required for graduation with an Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Students who have completed the NCTC Certificate in Surgical Technology may, with completion of the additional 26 required academic hours, apply to NCTC to be awarded an AAS in Surgical Technology. Academic courses may be taken before, during or after the certificate portion of the program. Degree seeking students must pass all sections of the Texas Success Initiative (TSI).

Degree Requirements

First Year First Semester

BIOL 2401HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I

4 credit hours

ENGL 1301COMPOSITION I

3 credit hours

BIOL 1322NUTRITION & DIET THERAPY I

3 credit hours

ANY LANGUAGE,PHILOSOPHY AND CULTURE, OR CREATIVE ARTS ELECTIVE

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:13

First Year Second Semester

BIOL 2402HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II

4 credit hours

ENGL 1302COMPOSITION II

3 credit hours

MATH 1342ELEMENTARY STATISTICAL METHODS

3 credit hours

PSYC 2314LIFESPAN GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:13

Second Year First Semester

HITT 1205MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

2 credit hours

SRGT 1261CLINICAL - SURGICAL/OPERATING ROOM TECHNICIAN (INTRODUCTORY)

2 credit hours

SRGT 1505INTRODUCTION TO SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY

5 credit hours

SRGT 1509FUNDAMENTALS OF PERIOPERATIVE CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES

5 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:14

Second Year Second Semester

SRGT 1441SURGICAL PROCEDURES I

4 credit hours

SRGT 1442SURGICAL PROCEDURES II

4 credit hours

SRGT 1661CLINICAL - SURGICAL/OPERATING ROOM TECHNICIAN (INTERMEDIATE)

6 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:14

Second Year Third Semester

SRGT 1662CLINICAL - SURGICAL/OPERATING ROOM TECHNICIAN (ADVANCED)

6 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:6

Total Credit Hours: 60