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Academic CredentialCertificate
Total Credit Hours59
Average Time to Complete
Academic PathwayHealth Sciences
ADVISOR FOR LAST NAME A-MShannon E. Smith, M.H.Sc., CDEI, CST, CSFA, FAST
Surgical Services Program Coordinator
850.873.3551
ssmith@gulfcoast.edu

ADVISOR FOR LAST NAME N-ZBrittany Page, AS, CST, CSFA
Assistant Coordinator
850.769.1551, ext. 5881
bpage2@gulfcoast.edu

Academic Program SpecialistAlyssa Evans
850.913.3311
Health SciencesGCSC@gulfcoast.edu
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Surgical First Assistant, Certificate

Prerequisite Courses: All must be completed with a “C” or better.
•+*BSC 2085Human Anat/Phy I3 credit hours
  #*Microbiology for Perioperative Services 3 credit hours
Major Courses
Choose One
Total Degree Hours59


• General Education Core.
+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.
# Applies to A.S. degree and certificate programs.
= Career Certificate course.
* Minimum grade of "C" required.

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