2017-2018 Semester Catalog

Adult Echocardiography (EC33) Associate of Applied Science Degree

Campus Availability and Advisement:

Program Description:

The Echocardiography program is a technical program designed to prepare students for work in the allied health field as Echocardiographers. The program offers both clinical and didactic instruction. Upon completion of the Echocardiography program, the stu­dent is eligible to apply to take a national certification examination. Program graduates receive an Echocardiography associate degree which qualifies them to apply to take the examinations to become a Registered Sonographer. Accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAA­HEP).

Entrance Dates:

Beginning of any semester for core courses. Occupational courses start every fall semester.

Entrance Requirements:

Age: 17 years old for entrance into Health Technology pre-occupational curriculum
18 years old for entrance into Health Technology programs

Pre-Occupational Curriculum (27 Credit Hours)

BIOL 2113Anatomy and Physiology I

3

BIOL 2113LAnatomy and Physiology Lab I

1

BIOL 2114Anatomy and Physiology II

3

BIOL 2114LAnatomy and Physiology Lab II

1

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

MATH 1127Introduction to Statistics

3

PHYS 1110Conceptual Physics

3

PHYS 1110LConceptual Physics Lab

1

PSYC 1101Introductory Psychology

3

XXXX xxxxHumanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

Occupational Curriculum (45 Credit Hours)

CAVT 1030Electrophysiology and Cardiac Anatomy

3

DMSO 1040Sonographic Physics and Instrumentation

3

DMSO 1080Sonographic Physics and Instrumentation Registry Review

1

DMSO 1090Introduction to Vascular Sonography

1

ECHO 1100Echocardiography Fundamentals

3

ECHO 1310Echocardiography I

3

ECHO 1320Echocardiography II

3

ECHO 1370Echocardiography Clinical I

7

ECHO 2310Pediatric Echocardiography

3

ECHO 2360Echocardiography Clinical II

7

ECHO 2370Echocardiography Clinical III

10

ECHO 2400Comprehensive Registry Review

1

Total Credit Hours: 72 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation