San Juan College Surgical Technology Program

The San Juan College Surgical Technology program is a collaborative effort to offer the Surgical Technologist program of study to students in Southern New Mexico. Prerequisites can be completed at NMSU-A.  After admission to the SJC Surgical Technology program, surgical technologist courses will be completed online at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center and at our employer partners who have agreed to provide their healthcare organizations as a clinical site.

For more information contact:

Becky Ross
New Mexico State University Alamogordo, Director of Allied Health
575-439-3878
bross@nmsu.edu

Maxine Chapman
San Juan College Surgical Technology Director
505-566-3492
chapmanm@sanjuancollege.edu

Coursework to be completed at NMSU Alamogordo:

AHS 120Medical Terminology3
BIOL 101GHuman Biology3
BIOL 101GLHuman Biology Laboratory1
BIOL 221Introductory Microbiology3
BIOL 221 LIntroductory Microbiology Laboratory1
BIOL 225Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIOL 226Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
CHEM 110GPrinciples and Applications of Chemistry4
COMM 253GPublic Speaking3
or COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
ENGL 211GWriting in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
or ENGL 218G Technical and Scientific Communication
MATH 120Intermediate Algebra3
or MATH 121G College Algebra
or AHS 116 Math for Health Occupations
OEEM 101CPR for the Health Care Professional1
PSY 201GIntroduction to Psychology3
Total Credits40


 

NMSU- A Course Work MAP for AAS in Surgical Technology from San Juan College

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
SpringCredits
BIOL 101G
101GL
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
CHEM 110G Principles and Applications of Chemistry 4
COMM 253G
Public Speaking
or Principles of Human Communication
3
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
 Credits15
Second Year
Spring
AHS 120 Medical Terminology 3
BIOL 226 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
MATH 120
Intermediate Algebra
or College Algebra
or Math for Health Occupations
3
OEEM 101 CPR for the Health Care Professional 1
 Credits11
Fall
BIOL 221
221 L
Introductory Microbiology
and Introductory Microbiology Laboratory
4
BIOL 225 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
ENGL 211G
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences
or Technical and Scientific Communication
3
PSY 201G Introduction to Psychology 3
 Credits14
 Total Credits40