Surgical Technology Curriculum Information

Upon admission into CWI Surgical Technology Program you can anticipate taking the following courses. There may be courses offered during a semester that you have already completed.

Course Title Course Number TC AAS Credits Semester Sequence
• Human Anatomy and Physiology w/lab BIOL 227 X X 4 Prerequisite
• Human Anatomy and Physiology w/lab BIOL 228 X X 4 Prerequisite
• Medical Terminology ALLH 101 X X 2 Prerequisite
Prerequisites  
† Fundamentals of Oral Communication Or English Composition I COMM 101 or ENGL 101 X X

3 (TC) (AAS) 6

Summer - Co-requisites
† General Education Math Course (MATH 123 or above) GE MATH X X 3 Summer - Co-requisites
† General Education Social Science Course Or Psychology (PSYCH 101) GE SOCS X X 3 Summer - Co-requisites
† Fundamentals of Oral Communication Or English Composition I COMM 101 or ENGL 101 X X 3 (TC) (AAS) 6 Summer - Co-requisites
† Any Additional General Education Elective from approved list GE ELEC   X 4 Summer - Co-requisites
Co-requisites  
Introduction & Basic Sciences SURG 100 X X 3 Fall - 1st Semester
Operating Room Techniques SURG 101 X X 5 Fall - 1st Semester
Sterilization & Disinfection SURG 102 X X 1 Fall - 1st Semester
Surgical Technology Sciences SURG 103 X X 3 Fall - 1st Semester
Preparation of the Surgical Patient SURG 110 X X 3 Fall - 1st Semester
Job-Seeking Skills SURG 150 X X 1 Fall - 1st Semester
Total / 1st Semester   16 Cr.
Surgical Procedures SURG 111 X X 6 Spring - 2nd Semester
Peri Operative Care of Surgical Patient SURG 116 X X 1 Spring - 2nd Semester
Surgery Clinical Practice SURG 132 X X 8 Spring - 2nd Semester
Total / 2nd Semester   15 Cr.
Advanced Practicum SURG 200   X 7 Fall - 3rd Semester
Total / 3rd Semester   7 Cr.
TOTAL CREDITS   50 64   Total 70 Cr.

 

Prerequisites: Must be completed prior to the start of the Surgical Technology Program. However, you can be enrolled in BIOL 228 and Medical Terminology in the Spring, but must have completed BIOL 227 prior to the Spring.
Co-requisites: Strongly encouraged to complete as many as possible prior to applying to the Surgical Technology Program.