Courses

Begin your career at Central Piedmont Community College.  The Surgical Technology program consists of 69 credit hours that a full-time student can complete in just four semesters.  Get started today on a career in health care.

Surgical Technology Courses         (First Semester – Fall 2015)

BIO 163

Anatomy & Physiology

(or BIO 168 and/or BIO 169)

MED 121

Medical Terminology I

SUR 110

Introduction to Surgical Technology

SUR 111

Perioperative Patient Care

Surgical Technology Courses         (Second Semester – Spring 2016)

SUR 122

Surgical Procedures I

SUR 123

Clinical Practice I

Surgical Technology Courses         (Third Semester – Summer 2016)

ENG 111

Expository Writing

SUR 134

Surgical Procedures II

SUR 135

Clinical Practice II

Surgical Technology Courses         (Fourth Semester – Fall 2016)

BIO 175

General Microbiology

(or BIO 275)

ENG 114

Research & Reporting

MAT 110

Math Measurement and Literacy

(or higher level MAT)

SUR 137

Professional Success Prep.

SUR 210

Advanced Clinical Practice

Surgical Technology Courses         (Fifth Semester – Spring 2016)

Humanities

3 semester hours (from approved AAS list)

PSY 150

General Psychology

COM 120 or COM 110 or COM 231

Communications

SUR 211

Advanced Theory

SUR 212

Supplemental Clinical Practice