Curriculum

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Associate of Applied Science

First Year Prerequisites

  Course Title Credits
  HLTK 1200 Medical Terminology 2
  ZOO 2015^  Human Anatomy 4
GenEd: CS  COLS 1000^  Introduction to College Success: First-Year Seminar 3
GenEd: CW ENGL 1010*+  English I: Composition 3
GenEd: QR MATH 1010+^ -OR HIGHER- Problem Solving 3
      Semester Credits 15
  Course Title Credits
  HLTK 2510* Pathophysiology 2
  MICR 2240* Medical Microbiology 4
  ZOO 2025*^ Human Physiology 4
GenEd: WY    Choose from approved U.S./Wyoming Constitution courses. 
GenEd: CV CO/M 2010*+^ -OR- Public Speaking 3
GenEd: CV CO/M 1015*+^ -OR- Foundations of Communication 3
  CO/M 1030*^ Interpersonal Communication 3
      Semester Credits 16

Second Year

  Course Title Credits
  SURG 1600* Introduction to Surgical Technology 3
  SURG 1610* Surgical Technology Theory 4
  SURG 1620*  Surgical Technology Skills Lab I 3
  SURG 1685*  Surgical Pharmacology 2
  HLTK 2300* Health Care Ethics 3
      Semester Credits 15
  Course Title Credits
  SURG 1630* Surgical Technology Skills Lab II 1
  SURG 1750*^ Surgical Procedures I  4
  SURG 2750*^ Surgical Procedures II  4
  SURG 1850*  Surgical Technology Clinical I 5
  SURG 2810*  Surgical Technology Clinical Synthesis I 1
      Semester Credits 15
  Course Title Credits
  SURG 2850* Surgical Technology Clinical II 7
  SURG 2895*  Surgical Technology Clinical Synthesis II 1
      Semester Credits 8

Total Credits: 69

*This course has at least one prerequisite. Check the Course Descriptions section of the catalog to see the course prerequisites.

+If the placement test score is not adequate for course enrollment, students must complete the appropriate developmental course(s) before enrolling. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement with their advisor before planning out their full program schedules.

^Program Comments
Students should take ZOO 2015 and ZOO 2025. Completion of ZOO 2010 and ZOO 2020 may be accepted however additional prerequisites apply for this option.

CO/M 1030 completed prior to the 2016-2017 academic year will satisfy the CV requirement for AAS degrees only for programs started during the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 academic years. Beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year (catalog), CO/M 1030 will no longer satisfy the CV requirement for any degree.

SURG 1750 is offered in the first 8 weeks.

SURG 2750 is offered in the second 8 weeks.