2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Dec 01, 2022  
2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Healthcare Science: Pre-Surgical Certificate


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HS21/PST1

Program Description

The healthcare science pre-surgical technology certificate provides students with general education 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.

Curriculum


Essential General Education Core Courses (15 Credits)


Area 1 - Language/Arts/Communication


Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences


Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics


(Choose ONE of the following)

Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts


(Choose ONE of the following)

Essential Technical and Occupational Courses:


Pre-Associate Degree Surgical Concentration (21 Credits)


PST1

Total Hours: 36


Elective(s):


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