Healthcare Science: Pre-Surgical

Certificate Program
HS21/PST1

Program Description
The healthcare science pre-surgical technology certificate provides students with general core courses that serve as a foundation for further study in a degree level surgical technology program. This is a degree level certificate.  (Program Length: 3 Semesters Minimum)

Employment Opportunities
Hospitals and other institutions that have operating room, delivery room, and/or emergency room facilities; government agencies such as Veterans Administration Medical Centers and the Armed Forces; Instrument and Equipment Sales.

1st SEMESTER
10 Hours

ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric

MATH 1101 Mathematical Modeling

BIOL 2113/L Anatomy and Physiology I/ Lab

2nd SEMESTER
12 Hours

ENGL 1102 Literature and Composition

PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology

FYES 1000 First Year Experience

BIOL 2114/L Anatomy and Physiology II/ Lab


3rd SEMESTER
12 Hours

General Education Area IV *

BIOL 2117/L Introductory Microbiology/ Lab

PSYC 2103 Human Development

ALHS 1090 MedTerm/Allied Health Sciences


34 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

For the general educational courses noted with an (*), students can select from classes listed on pages 89-90. All associate's degree students are required to take a minimum of 15 general educational course credits. A minimum of one course must be selected from course Area I, Area II, Area III and Area IV.

Gainful Employment