Surgical Technology - A.A.S. Degree (Career)
APPLICATION CODE 154
For curriculum information, contact the Health Sciences Division—Room HS-236—443-518-1560.
Mid-Maryland Allied Healthcare Education Consortium
Frederick Community College Degree
The surgical technology area of study is designed for students who wish not only to fulfill the certification requirements to be able to apply to sit for the national certification examination in surgical technology but also desire to build on this significant achievement by adding general education courses to satisfy the requirements of the A.A.S. degree. The student may plan to apply these additional skills in seeking employment in a more diversified role or transfer to a four-year college program that has a medical or business emphasis. This area of study is offered to Howard Community College students through the Mid-Maryland Allied Healthcare Education Consortium. Students will typically complete most of the general education core at Howard and then matriculate to Frederick Community College to complete the Surgical Technology courses. Students participating in Consortium programs pay in-county rates at the institution(s) to which they matriculate.
Suggested Summer Term
Suggested Semester 1
Suggested Semester 2
Courses offered at Frederick Community College
|ST 100||Fundamentals of Surgical Technology I||
|ST 101||Introduction to Surgical Technology||
|ST 105||Clinical Practicum||
|ST 200||Fundamentals of Surgical Technology II||
Total Credit Hours: 66
A grade of “C” or better is required in all science and surgical technology courses.
Students interested in pursuing a degree at HCC in addition to preparing for this area of study should see "Allied Health Programs" or "Mid-Maryland Allied Health Care Consortium" and also meet with an allied health advisor in the office of admissions and advising.
A graduate should be able to
- Demonstrate ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate information pertinent to the practice of surgical technology (cognitive domain).
- Perform, independently, skills required for employment as an entry-level practitioner (psychomotor domain).
- Exhibit professional behaviors consistent with college and employer standards for a surgical technologist (affective domain).