Health Science Career Cluster

Total Credit Hours: 61 to 65

Courses

GENERAL COURSES

TITLES

Credit Hours

ENGL 110 **

COMPOSITION I

3

COMM 110 **

INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY

3

PSY 110 **

INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

3

BIOL 140 **

or

BIOL 205 **

and

BIOL 206 **

HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

or

PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I

and

PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II

4

or

4

and

4

BIOL 210 **

MICROBIOLOGY

4

HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *

*see Applied Science Degree Options

3

PROGRAM COURSES

TITLES

Credit Hours

HEOCC 200 **

DISEASE PROCESSES IN MAN

3

HLTH 110 **

FUNDAMENTALS OF STERILE PROCESSING

2

HLTH 121 **

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

2

SURTK 100

ORIENTATION TO SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY

0.5

SURTK 105

PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF SURGICAL SERVICES

3

SURTK 120

INTRODUCTION TO SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY

4

SURTK 121

FUNDAMENTALS OF SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY I

6

SURTK 122

FUNDAMENTALS OF SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY II

4

SURTK 130

PHARMACOLOGY FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST

1

SURTK 141

SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE I

3

SURTK 142

SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE II

1

SURTK 210

FUNDAMENTALS OF SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY III

7

SURTK 240

SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE III

3

SURTK 250

SYNTHESIS OF SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY

1.5

* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** Underlined courses may be taken prior to admission into the program.

Recommended Course Sequence

SEMESTER

COURSES

Previous Semester

SURTK 100, SURTK 105, HLTH 110

1st Semester

BIOL 140 or BIOL 205; ENGL 110; HLTH 121; SURTK 120; SURTK 130

2nd Semester

BIOL 206 (if 205 is taken); BIOL 210; HEOCC 200; SURTK 121; SURTK 141

Summer Semester

SURTK 122; COMM 110; SURTK 142

3rd Semester

SURTK 210; SURTK 240; SURTK 250; Humanities/Fine Arts; PSY 110

Department Contact Information

Health Careers
Peoria Campus, Cedar, Room 105
(309) 690-7530