College of Continuing Professional Studies

About the CCPS Associate of Science in Surgical Technology

Drury awards 30 semester hours credit for satisfactory completion of an approved surgical technology program to be used toward the associate of science in surgical technology and bachelor of science in health science or bachelor of general studies programs. Credit also is awarded for military training in this specialty upon completion of national registry certification.

Additional requirements for the surgical technology associate degree are as follows:

Choose one of the following:

ENVR 220: Intro to Environmental Ethics


PHIL 305: Ethical Issues in Healthcare

PSYC 101: Introduction to Psychology
ENGL 207: Expository Writing 
COMM 211: Presentational Speaking 
MATH 100: Intermediate Algebra
BIOL 102: General Biology

Choose one of the following:

MGMT 103: Business Foundations


LDST 101: Foundations of Organizational Leadership

Choose one of the following:

BIOL 207: Anatomy and Physiology

OR (the combination of)

BIOL 205: Human Anatomy


BIOL 206: Human Physiology

General Education Courses

Students must take the following courses as part of general education requirements:

ENGL 150: Composition

Choose one of the following:

GSTU 101: Introduction to Computers and Software
GSTU 210: Desktop Applications for PCs
GSTU 211: Desktop Applications for Macs