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Surgical Technology - AAS

Offered at: Ashland Community and Technical College, Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Hazard Community and Technical College, Hopkinsville Community College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Madisonville Community College, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Somerset Community College, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 5109097059

Curriculum Effective Spring Semester

Course Title Credits
Select the appropriate Anatomy courses for each Pathway4-8
Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Laboratory
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Laboratory
Basic Anatomy and Physiology with Laboratory (Only available for Pathway 2 students.)
ENG 101Writing I3
Select one of the following options3
Applied Mathematics
Higher Level Quantitative Reasoning Course
Social/Behavioral Sciences3
Heritage/Humanities Course3
Subtotal16-20

Students must complete one of the pathways listed below to complete the AAS requirements. 

Surgical Technology- Pathway # 1

Offered at: Ashland Community and Technical College, Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Hazard Community and Technical College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Somerset Community College, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 510909710

Course Title Credits
General Education Subtotal20
Technical Courses
Digital Literacy 10-3
Select one of the following three options:3
Medical Terminology
Medical Terminology from Greek and Latin
Medical Office Terminology
Select one of the following three options:3-4
Microbes and Society
Medical Microbiology with Laboratory
Principles of Microbiology
SUR 100Surgical Technology Fundamentals Theory12
SUR 102Surgical Technology Fundamentals Lab3
SUR 202Surgical Technology Advanced Theory11
Practicum Courses
A total of 10 hours must be completed from the following practicum courses:10
Surgical Technology Skills Practicum I
Surgical Technology Skills Practicum II
Surgical Skills I
and Surgical Skills II
Surgical Technology Advanced Practicum
Total Credits62-66

Surgical Technology- Pathway # 2

Offered at: Hopkinsville Community College, Madisonville Community College, Owensboro Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 510909711

Course Title Credits
General Education Subtotal16-20
Technical Courses
Digital Literacy3
Select one of the following three options:3
Medical Terminology
Medical Terminology from Greek and Latin
Medical Office Terminology
Select one of the following two options:12
Surgical Technology Fundamentals Theory
Introduction to Surgical Technology
and Surgical Technology Fundamentals
SUR 117Pathophysiology for Surgical Technologist3
SUR 102Surgical Technology Fundamentals Lab3
SUR 202Surgical Technology Advanced Theory11
Practicum Courses
A total of 10 hours must be completed from the following practicum courses:10
Surgical Technology Skills Practicum I
Surgical Technology Skills Practicum II
Surgical Technology Advanced Practicum
Total Credits61-65