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

(ENG 112, or ENG 113)

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