Jun 17, 2024  
2013-2014 Catalog-EXPIRED 

Surgical Technology Partnership

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(Students should initially enroll in Code 380.)

Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) and Lansing Community College (LCC) offer a partnership for students interested in the field of Surgical Technology. Students may take general education requirements at GRCC before transferring to LCC to complete the Surgical Technology program requirements (upon completion of all course requirements including course GPA of 2.5 and acceptance into the Surgical Technology program). Clinical course work may be completed in Grand Rapids. For more information, contact either Joseph Long at LCC at (517) 483-1432 or e-mail: longj9@lcc.edu; or Paula Naujalis at GRCC at (616) 234-4348 or e-mail: pnaujali@grcc.edu.

Tuition varies between GRCC and LCC. Please confirm tuition costs at each.

How to Enroll

First, apply through the Enrollment Center at GRCC and be admitted to the College. The Enrollment Center may be reached at (616) 234-4000 or visit the Web site at www.grcc.edu. Admissions procedures are outlined in the GRCC College Catalog and on the Web. Students will be able to take their first-year course work at GRCC combined with online LCC courses. SURG 103* must be taken during Second Semester. Specific questions about the Surgical Technology program may be answered by calling or e-mailing Joseph Long at LCC: (517) 483-1432/longj9@lcc.edu. GRCC students may contact Paula Naujalis at (616) 234-4348 or by e-mail at pnaujali@grcc.edu. Enrollment is limited. Students are advised to contact the Financial Aid office at LCC to determine financial aid eligibility.

Upon satisfactory completion of all prerequisites, students will apply to LCC’s Surgical Technology program. Admission procedures are coordinated through the LCC Enrollment Services office. They are responsible for distributing, receiving and dating application forms. Therefore, any student desiring admission into this program should contact Enrollment Services, GVT Building-Suite 2200; (517) 483-1200; or e-mail selectiveadmission@lcc.edu to receive an application. The student may then contact the program advisor, Joseph Long, for further information by calling (517) 483-1432 or e-mailing longj9@lcc.edu.

First Year

 Courses to be taken at GRCC and through LCC

Total Credits: 29

Second Year

Courses to be taken at LCC

  • SURG 100 Fundamentals of Surgical Technology 3
  • SURG 101 Surgical Patient 2
  • SURG 108 Surgical Pharmacology 2
  • SURG 109 Basic Operative Procedures 2
  • SURG 121 Applied O.R. Techniques I 2
  • SURG 122 Applied O.R. Techniques II 3
  • SURG 110 Advanced Operative Procedures 6
  • SURG 111 Surgical Specialty Components and Professional Prep 2
  • SURG 123 Applied O.R. Techniques III 8
  • SURG 124 Applied O.R. Techniques IV 3

Total Credits: 33

Total Credits: 62

* Online through LCC.

Transfer Opportunities:

The Transfer Guide for many bachelor’s degree majors offered at Michigan colleges and universities is available at the Counseling and Career Center and online at www.grcc.edu.

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