Jan 31, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog

Surgical Technology AAS Program Map


This degree map provides the semester-by-semester course sequencing a full-time student will follow to complete this degree. To earn the Associate in Applied Science degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework required for the degree. Note the Milestones below each semester. Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

Prerequisites (required for admission to the program)


Must be awarded a “C” or better in the following classes

Total Credit Hours: 14


Milestones


  • All Surgical Technology courses must be completed with a 70% or better to progress in the program.
  • All laboratory skill exams must be completed with 100% accuracy in a maximum of three attempts.
  • All risk management requirements must be completed in preparation for the clinical practicums (American Heart Association BLS, vaccinations, TB test, etc.) to include a national backround check and a negative drug screen.
  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Total Credit Hours: 13


Milestones


  • All Surgical Technology courses must be completed with a 70% or better to progress in the program.
  • All laboratory skill exams must be completed with 100% accuracy in a maximum of three attempts.
  • All risk management requirements must be completed in preparation for the clinical practicums (American Heart Association BLS, vaccinations, TB test, etc.) to include a national backround check and a negative drug screen.
  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • Visit Career Services by your 20th credit hour to explore career opportunities associated with this degree.

Third Semester (Summer)


Total Credit Hours: 2


Milestones



  • All Surgical Technology courses must be completed with a 70% or better to progress in the program.
  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.

Total Credit Hours: 13


Milestones


  • All Surgical Technology courses must be completed with a 70% or better to progress in the program.
  • All laboratory skill exams must be completed with 100% accuracy in a maximum of three attempts.
  • A minimum of 320 clinical hours must be completed successfully to complete the program.
  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check

Total Credit Hours: 13


Milestones


  • All Surgical Technology courses must be completed with a 70% or better to progress in the program.
  • Visit Career Services to finish your resume.
  • A minimum of 320 clinical hours must be completed successfully to complete the program and meet the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology Surgical Rotation Case Requirements.
  • Take the NBSTSA - CST Examination
  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.

Total Credit Hours: 62