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Associate in Applied Science
Major Code - SRGT.AAS
Prepares students for a degree in addition to completing the classroom, laboratory, and clinical requirements for the certificate of completion in Surgical Technology. The academic preparation is intended not only to provide a sound basis for expanding requirements of the health care field, but also act as a bridge to other health professions.
Those students desiring the associate degree option must complete the entire certificate curriculum of 36 semester hours in sequential order. Students will be given two years to complete the certificate curriculum. Students who fail to do so will be required to reapply for acceptance into the program and repeat all courses. The additional 24 semester hours for the AAS degree may be taken before, during or after the certificate requirements.
A grade of C or higher is required for satisfactory completion of all courses in the curriculum.
A student seeking entry into Surgical Technology must file a specific program application form and complete additional procedures as required. Information is available on the Surgical Technology website.
*All Associate (AA, AS) degrees and Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees have a 1 credit hour institutional requirement of EDUC 1100: First Year Seminar.