Associate of Applied Science degree upon completion of additional courses.**
Entry time: Spring start (Cedar Rapids site)
Fall start (Distance Education program available at Indian Hills Community College and Northeast Iowa Community College.)
| BIO-161 ||Basic Anatomy and Physiology*||3|
| BIO-182 ||Basic Microbiology*||1.5|
| HSC-107 ||Professionals in Health*||2|
| HSC-115 ||Medical Terminology*||4|
| HSC-210 ||Health Skills I*||1|
| SUR-126 ||Surgical Technology I||4.5|
| SUR-128 ||Surgical Technology I Lab||2|
| MAT-731 ||Introduction to Math*x||2|
| SUR-322 ||Surgical Technology II||3|
| SUR-323 ||Surgical Technology II Lab||1|
| SUR-440 ||Biomedical Sciences for Surgical Technology||2|
| SUR-420 ||Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist||2|
| SUR-340 ||Surgical Specialties I||1|
| SUR-341 ||Surgical Specialties II||3|
| SUR-520 ||Surgical Technology Practicum I||2|
| SUR-523 ||Surgical Technology Practicum II||9|
| SPC-101 ||Fundamentals of Oral Communication||3|
| COM-222 ||Communication for the Healthcare Professionals||3|
|Associate of Applied Science Degree Courses|
| BIO-181 ||Homeostatic Physiology*||3|
| ENG-105 ||Composition I*||3|
| MGT-101 ||Principles of Management*||3|
| PSY-111 ||Introduction to Psychology*||3|
| - - - - - - - ||Humanities elective||3|
| - - - - - - - ||Electives||5|
Total Program Hours 66
Total credit hours for the diploma program is 43.5. Total credit hours for the degree program is 63.5.
*Courses may be taken before beginning the program.
x or MAT-700 Basic Math, 3 credits, or any college-level math course.
Surgical Technology students will apply to take the Certified Surgical Technologist test.
Students must recieve a C in all technical courses in the Surgical Technology program and a C- or better in Basic Anatomy and Physiology.
**This curriculum is for the Cedar Rapids based program or the spring start. Curriculum for the Distance Education program, or fall start, is slightly different. Contact Allied Health for information.