Degree Plans - Diagnostic Echocardiography

Record details

The twenty-four-month Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is designed to prepare skilled professionals to perform diagnostic examinations, as requested by a physician, using equipment that produces high-frequency sound waves to visualize the heart.

Catalog Year
2022-2023
Degree Type
AAS
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan

Recommended Course Sequence:

Prerequisites Credit Hours
BIOL 2404 Anatomy and Physiology 4
PHYS 1405 Elementary Physics I 4
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR
1414 College Algebra
3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
First Semester Credit Hours
DSAE 1264 Practicum I - Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 2
DMSO 1302 Basic Ultrasound Physics 3
DSAE 1203 Introduction to Echocardiography Techniques 2
DSAE 1415 Principles of Adult Echocardiography 4
xxxx x3xx LANG, PHIL, CULT, or Creative Arts Core 3
Second Semester Credit Hours
DMSO 1342 Intermediate Ultrasound Physics 3
DSAE 2303 Cardiovascular Concepts 3
DSAE 1265 Practicum II (or Field Experience) - Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 2
DSAE 1440 Diagnostic Electrocardiography 4
Third Semester Credit Hours
DSAE 2335 Advanced Echocardiography 3
DSAE 2404 Echocardiographic Evaluation of Pathology I 4
DSAE 2366 Practicum III - Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology OR
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth & Development
3
Fourth Semester Credit Hours
DSAE 2355 Echocardiography Professionalism and Registry Review 3
DSAE 2437 Echocardiographic Evaluation of Pathology II 4
DSAE 2367 Practicum IV - Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technnician 3
Total Semester Hours 63