Surgical Technology - Course Planning
The Surgical Technology program at Seattle Central College is a 4–quarter, full–time course of study, which begins in the Summer Quarter. Students who complete this program will gain the skills and experience needed to excel as a surgical technologist, and will be eligible to take the National Certification Exam for Surgical Technology and to apply for Washington state registration.
AHE 168: Medical Terminology
BIOL 128: Survey of Human Anatomy & Physiology
ENGL& 101: English Composition
PSYC& 100 or PSYC& 200: Lifespan Psychology
Complete MATH 098, MATH 088, or MATH 092 (Statway path) or a higher level math course; OR test into a higher level math course.
Please note that for the AAS-T you will need to complete either of the statistic courses—MATH&146 or MATH 136. MATH 136 as part of the Statway pathway requires completion of MATH 092 with a grade of 2.0 or higher. MATH&146 requires completion of MATH 098 or MATH 088 with a grade of 2.5 or higher OR testing into a higher level math course. You will also need to complete HUM 105 for the AAS-T.
AHE 140: Central Supply/Instrument Technician
AHE 126: Essential Skills for the Healthcare Professional
SURG 111: Surgical Lab
SURG 113: Surgical Theory I
SURG 115: Clinical Observation
SURG 121: Surgical Specialty/Professional Prep
SURG 123: Surgical Theory II
SURG 125: Clinical Practice I
SURG 133: Surgical Theory II
SURG 135: Clinical Practice II
Total Credits for Certificate = 86
Total Credits for Associate of Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T) Degree = 96