Workforce Development Degree
The Surgical Technology program option provides an opportunity for Certified Surgical Technologists who are graduates of an accredited educational program, to develop additional skills in mathematics, English, humanities, social and biological sciences and to earn an Associate in Applied Science degree. Surgical technologists are integral members of the surgical team who work closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses and other surgical personnel delivering patient care and assuming appropriate responsibilities before, during and after surgery. Students should consult with the Associate Dean of the Nursing Services Division for information and enrollment. Graduates of the Surgical Technology Program are qualified to take the national certifying exam given by: The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting, 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Ste. 100, Littleton, CO 80120, (800) 707-0057
Surgical Technology courses will be taken either at Tulsa Tech Lemley Campus or Central Technology Center, Drumright Campus. General Education courses will be offered by Tulsa Community College.
Degree Awarded: Associate in Applied Science
For More Information Contact:
Nursing Services Division at Metro Campus: (918) 595-7188
Tulsa Tech Career Services Center Department: (918) 828-5250
Central Technology Center Student Services Office: (918) 352-2551 Ext. 206
Students should consult with Tulsa Tech and Central Tech Admissions and Enrollment Staff before enrolling in this program.
Procedures For Application:
1. Apply for admission to Tulsa Tech at www.tulsatech.edu/apply. Selection is based upon career interest and academic preparedness. Contact 918-828-5260 for more information.
2. All prospective Surgical Technology program students must complete an application for enrollment to the college and submit their high school transcripts, GED scores, ACT/SAT scores, college transcripts and any previous training and / or education to the Metro Campus Registration at 909 S. Boston, Tulsa OK, 74119. Incomplete submissions will not be considered for the associate in the applied science degree program.
3. Acceptance to TCC does not guarantee admission to the Surgical Technology Associate in Applied Science program.
Procedures For Application:
Central Technology Center
Obtain an admission packet from Central Technology Center (CT). Packets are available in the CT Student Services Office, Drumright Campus, 3CT Circle, Drumright, OK 74030, (918) 352-2551, Ext. 206.
General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 21
English 6 hours
*ENGL 1113 Composition I
*ENGL 1213 Composition II
Philosophy 3 hours
PHIL 2153 Medical Ethics
Psychology 6 hours
PSYC 1113 Introduction to Psychology
*PSYC 2023 Developmental Psychology
Social Science 6 hours
POLS 1113 American Federal Government
and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present
Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 40-44
Biology 7-8 hours
º^BIOL 1224 Introduction to Biology for Majors
ºBIOL 1314 Human Anatomy and Physiology
ºBIOL 1323 Basic Microbiology
º*^BIOL 2134 Human Anatomy
º*^BIOL 2154 Human Physiology
º*^BIOL 2164 Microbiology
Mathematics 3 hours
*MATH 1513 College Algebra
NURS 2403 Dosage Calculations for Nurses
Surgical Technology 29-33 hours
ºSRGT 1102 Surgical Technology Orientation
º*SRGT 1112 Surgical Technology Introduction
º*SRGT 1124 Surgical Case Management
º*SRGT 1211 Medical Terminology
º*SRGT 1222 Microbiology and Wound Healing
º*+SRGT 1324 Anatomy and Physiology
º*SRGT 1333 Aseptic Technique and Skills
º*SRGT 1341 Surgical Technology Clinical Practicum I
º*SRGT 2221 Surgical Pharmacology
º*SRGT 2312 Surgical Patient Care and Skills
º*SRGT 2323 Surgical Procedures I
º*SRGT 2332 Surgical Technology Clinical Practicum II
º*SRGT 2434 Surgical Procedures II
º*SRGT 2442 Surgical Technology Clinical Practicum III
Total Credit Hours: 60-65
*Course has prerequisite (See course description section of catalog).
ºCourse must be completed with a “C” or above.
^Course recommended for students intending to pursue a degree in Nursing.
+Course not required for students who complete BIOL 1314.