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2021-2022 General Catalog 
2021-2022 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Surgical Technology, A.A.S.

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Campus Offered: Council Bluffs

The Surgical Technology program of study is designed to prepare students to become skilled operating room technicians. The program prepares students to practice under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse and to function as a member of the surgical team. Sterile techniques, operative procedures, anatomy and physiology, and microbiology, as applied to surgery, are studied. Graduates of this program are awarded an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree.

Students must complete the curriculum described below:

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Total: 15.0 Credits

Semester Total: 15.0 Credits

Semester Total: 13.0 Credits

Third Semester

Semester Total: 16.0 Credits

Fourth Semester

Semester Total: 7.0 Credits

Total Semester Hours Required: 66.0


Program specific courses (HSC and SUR) must be taken in the order listed.

Students must earn a “C” or higher in all SUR, BIO, and HSC courses in order to graduate.

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