Academics

    SUR

    SUR 101  Introduction to Surgical Technology  (4-3-5)
    Offered Fall Semester
    Prerequisites:  BIO 112, BIO 115 (for Surgical Technology)
    Co-requisites:  SUR 102, SUR 123 (for Sterile Processing); SUR 102, SUR 123, MAT 155 (for Surgical Technology)
    This course includes a study of the surgical environment, team concepts, aseptic technique, hospital organization, basic instrumentation and supplies, sterilization, principles of infection control, and wound healing.

    SUR 102  Applied Surgical Technology  (4-3-5)
    Offered Fall Semester
    Prerequisite:  SUR 101
    Co-requisite:  SUR 123 (for Sterile Processing); MAT 155, SUR 123 (for Surgical Technology)
    This course covers the study of principles and applications of aseptic techniques, the perioperative role, and the medical/legal aspects.

    SUR 103  Surgical Procedures I  (3-3-4)
    Offered Spring Semester
    Prerequisites:  SUR 102, SUR 123, MAT 155 or higher
    Co-requisites:  ENG 101, SUR 104, SUR 110
    This course is a study of a system-to-system approach to surgical procedures and relates regional anatomy, pathology, specialty equipment, and team responsibility. Patient safety, medical/legal aspects, and drugs used in surgery are emphasized.

    SUR 104  Surgical Procedures II  (3-3-4)
    Offered Spring Semester
    Prerequisite:  SUR 103
    Co-requisites:  SUR 110, ENG 101
    This course is the study of various specialties of surgical procedures.

    SUR 110  Introduction to Surgical Practicum  (0-15-5)
    Offered Spring Semester
    Prerequisites:  SUR 102, SUR 123, MAT 155 or higher
    Co-requisites:  SUR 103, SUR 104, ENG 101
    This course is an introduction to the application of surgical technique by assisting in the perioperative roles in various clinical affiliations.

    SUR 111  Basic Surgical Practicum  (0-21-7)
    Offered Summer Semester
    Prerequisite:  SUR 110
    Co-requisites:  SUR 120, PSY 103
    This course involves the application of theory under supervision in the perioperative role in various clinical affiliations.

    SUR 120  Surgical Seminar  (2-0-2)
    Offered Summer Semester
    Prerequisites:  SUR 104, SUR 110
    Co-requisites:  SUR 111, PSY 103
    This course includes the comprehensive correlation of theory and practice in the perioperative role. 

    SUR 123  Sterile Processing Technology  (1-6-3)
    Offered Fall Semester
    Prerequisites:  Placement into RDG 100 and MAT 032
    Co-requisites:  SUR 101 and SUR 102
    This course provides detailed study of the preparation and processing procedures of surgical instruments.