Surgical Technology Requirements

Admission Criteria   Technology Requirements   Additional PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS  

Curriculum 

FALL SEMESTER 
  • SSS 100 - Student Success Seminar - 2 Credit Hours
  • COMM REQ - Communications Requirement - 3 Credit Hours
  • HC 117 - Medical Language - 1 Credit Hour
  • HC 118 - Applied Anatomy/Physiology - 4 Credit Hours
  • HC 118L - Applied Anatomy/Physiology Lab 
  • ST 110 - Surgical Asepsis Lab - 2 Credit Hours
  • ST 121 - Surgical Asepsis - 3 Credit Hours
SPRING SEMESTER 
  • MATH 100 - College Math 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 105 - Introduction to Computers 3 Credit Hours
  • HC 121 - Patient Care Techniques I - 3 Credit Hours
  • HC 121L - Patient Care Techniques I Lab 
  • ST 100 - Surgical Techniques - 3 Credit Hours
  • ST 120 - Principles & Practice of Surgical Tech - 2 Credit Hours
  • ST 120L - Principles & Practice of Surgical Tech Lab - 1 Credit Hour
FALL SEMESTER 
  • SS REQ - Social Sciences Requirement - 3 Credit Hours
  • HC 114 - Health Care/Human Relations - 3 Credit Hours
  • ST 112 - Surgical Procedures l - 3 Credit Hours
  • ST 122L - Surgical Procedures Lab - 2 Credit Hours
  • ST 125L - Paraprofessional Experience - 2 Credit Hours
SPRING SEMESTER 
  • ST 114S - Clinical Practice I - 2 Credit Hours
  • ST 123 - Surgical Pharmacology - 2 Credit Hours
  • ST 201 - Microbiology for the Surgical Technologist - 3 Credit Hours
  • ST 212 - Surgical Procedures II - 3 Credit Hours
SUMMER SEMESTER
  • ST 124 - Clinical Practice II - 10 Credit Hours  

See Additional Details in Catalog 

Admission Criteria

Two of the following:  
  • HS GPA: 2.5 GPA 
  • HS Rank: Upper Half 
  • GED: 500 
  • ACT: 18 
  • SAT: 960
  • College GPA: 2.0 GPA - Based on 12+ credits 
If students do not meet two of the above requirements, they are required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER: 
  • Writing: 255 
  • Arithmetic: 217
All students must also meet the TEAS Requirement Scores: 
  • TEAS Math: 55 
  • TEAS Reading: 65

TEAS Information

Additional Program Requirements   

Additional Immunizations
This program requires additional immunizations. Please refer to the Health & Human Services Academic Handbook for additional details. 

Background Check and Drug Screen
Completion of a background check and drug screen are required before program classes start. 
 

Background Check    Drug Screen

Job Shadow Experience
Applicants who have submitted a high school transcript and passed the TEAS test must complete a shadow experience.  

Technical Standards
Read the Technical Standards form and review physical requirements. If you apply online, this is part of the application process.  

Surgical Technology Technical Standards

Uniforms
Uniforms are required for this program and are available from the Southeast Tech Bookstore.

 

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical Institute's Surgical Technology program requires the use of a third-generation or newer iPad with a keyboard and stylus, which you’ll need to purchase on your own.

VIEW iPad Requirement DETAILS

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