Anesthesia Technology (ATC) Associate Degree
PATHWAY TO ADMISSION
The following General Requirements must be completed
prior to admissions to the ATC program unless specifically
noted.
General Requirements
Attend an ATC Information Session (required)
Submit a Durham Tech enrollment application
Submit official transcript(s) (high school a
nd college)
Apply for Financial Aid
Attend a ConnectSession (Student Orientation)
Prospective students with 12 or more college credit hours
are not required to attend a ConnectSession but it is
recommended.
Submit the following forms to the ATC admissions
counselor: (
download forms)
Clinical Training For
m
Essential Skills Form
E
nglish Language Requirement Form
*
*Students who meet the definition of a non-native
s
peaker will be required to meet the languag
e
t
esting requirements, regardless of previous EN
G
coursewor
k
Meet Course Placement Requirements*
The ATC program requires that students demonstrate
readiness for college-level reading and math. Students
can demonstrate that readiness in the following ways:
Provide proof of an unweighted US high school GPA of
2
.8 or higher within the last ten year
s
Transfer college credit for English and math (algebra)
Provide proof of completion of an associate’s or
b
achelor’s degre
e
Provide proof of satisfactory scores on ACT, SAT, GED,
Hi
SET, NCDAP, COMPASS, ASSET, or ACCUPLACE
R
wi
thin the last ten year
s
Demonstrate mastery on RISE English placement test 2
a
nd RISE Math placement test 2; OR successfu
lly
c
omplete ENG 002 through Tier 2 (grade of P2) an
d
M
AT 003 through Tier 2 (grade of P2
)
Advising & Planning Checklist
Meet Prerequisites for BIO 168
Required prior to course; highly recommended prior to
adm
issions
CHM 094 Basic Biological Chemistry**
**
OR biology and chemistry in high school not older tha
n
1
0 years or college biology and chemistry with a lab wit
h
a g
rade of C (70%) or above in both the lecture and la
b
(
no time limit)
.
Ge
neral Education
May be completed prior to admittance to the ATC program.
(1) ACA 122 College Transfer Success
(4) BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I
(4) BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II
(4) BIO 275 Microbiology
(3) ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
(3) ENG 112 Writing/Research in Disciplines
(3) MED 120 Survey of Medical Terminology
(3) PSY150 Intro to Psychology
(3) Humanities/Fine Arts elective
§
§
Select courses from a list on the plan of study
AFTER ADMISSION IN THE PROGRAM
Core Courses can only be taken following admission into the
program
Fall I
(3) ATC110 Intro to Anesthesia Technology
(3) ATC112 Anesthesia Pharmacology
Spr
ing
I
(4) ATC115 The Anesthesia Machine
(4) ATC210 Anesthesia Monitoring Equipment
Su
mme
r
(1) ATC125 Special Practice Lab
(3) ATC150 ATC Clinical Practice I
(5) ATC215 Anesthesia Airway Equipment
Fall II
(4) ATC Clinical Practice II
Spr
ing
II
(4) ATC240 Clinical Practice III
(4) ATC245 Clinical Practice IV
(3) ATC280 ATC Professional Practice
Revised 12/2018
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