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Medical Sonography Degree

The Medical Sonography curriculum provides knowledge and clinical skills in the application of high frequency sound waves to image internal body structures.

Course work includes physics, cross-sectional anatomy, abdominal, introductory vascular, and obstetrical/gynecological sonography. Competencies are attained in identification of normal anatomy and pathological processes, use of equipment, fetal growth and development, integration of related imaging, and patient interaction skills.

Graduates of accredited programs may be eligible to take examinations in ultrasound physics and instrumentation and specialty examinations administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and find employment in clinics, physicians? offices, mobile services, hospitals, and educational institutions.

A45440
Day/Evening/Online/Full-Time

Pre-Requisite Courses

Course Credits
BIO-163 - Basic Anatomy & Physiology 5
COM-231 - Public Speaking 3
MAT-152 - Statistical Methods I 4
PHY-110 - Conceptual Physics 3
PHY-110A - Conceptual Physics Lab 1
Total Credit Hours 16

Please note:

  • BIO 163 OR BIO 169 AND BIO 169
  • MAT 152 OR College Level Statistics OR College Level Algebra
  • PHY 110A OR College Level Physics

Fall Semester 1

Course Credits
MAT-143 - Quantitative Literacy 3
-OR- MAT-171 - Precalculus Algebra 4
SON-110 - Intro to Sonography 3
SON-130 - Abdominal Sonography I 3
SON-222 - Selected Sonographic Clinical Education 2
SON-271 - Doppler Sonography Topics 2
Total Credit Hours 13/14

Spring Semester 1

Course Credits
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SON-111 - Sonographic Physics 4
SON-120 - SON Clinical Ed I 5
SON-131 - Abdominal Sonography II 2
SON-140 - Gynecological Sonography 2
SON-241 - Obstetrical Sonography I 2
Total Credit Hours 15

Summer Semester

Course Credits
SON-121 - SON Clinical Ed II 5
Total Credit Hours 5

Fall Semester 2

Course Credits
PHI-240 - Introduction to Ethics 3
SON-220 - Son Clinical Ed III 8
SON-242 - Obstetrical Sonography II 2
SON-250 - Vascular Sonography 2
SON-274 - Neurosonology 2
Total Credit Hours 17

Spring Semester 2

Course Credits
ENG-112 - Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3
PSY-150 - General Psychology 3
SON-221 - SON Clinical Ed IV 8
SON-225 - Case Studies 1
SON-289 - Sonographic Topics 2
Total Credit Hours 17

* BIO-163 must be taken prior to program application deadline date.