Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

Cardiac Sonography Option

Associate in Science Health Sciences - Medical Imaging

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Admission Requirements Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
Diploma

High School diploma or GED

Session

Attend a mandatory information session

ENG-111 College Writing I
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

Completion of ENG 111, College Writing I

BIO-203 Anatomy and Physiology/Lab I
4

Completion of BIO 203, Anatomy and Physiology I/Lab

Math

Completion of any 3 credit College Algebra or Statistics course

TEAS

Complete the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Allied Health

Total Credits:
Summer Before Starting the Program Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
MIG-111 Imaging Technology I
PHY-201 General Physics/Lab
3-4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Accepted and standby students must complete either the online MIG-111 or PHY-201 with a grade of C or better in the summer prior to the start of the program.  Students will need access to a personal computer with Internet access for MIG-111.

Prerequisite for MIG-111: Acceptance into the program

Prerequisite for PHY-201: MAT-197 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 1 Fall Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
MIG-101 Introduction to Ultrasound
2

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Cardiac Sonography program

MIG-109 Patient Care in Medical Imaging
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Co-requisite of MIG-101

MIG-105 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Cardiac Sonography program

BIO-204 Anatomy and Physiology/Lab II
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: BIO-203

MIG-106 Introduction to Cardiac Scanning
2

Prerequisites: Acceptance to Cardiac Sonography Program; Co-requisite: MIG-101

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Spring Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
MIG-112 Echo 1
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: MIG-101

MIG-115 Interpretation I
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: MIG-109

ENG-112 College Writing II
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

(Formerly Area 1)

Suggested semester course

Prerequisite: ENG-111

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Summer Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
MIG-205 Vascular Ultrasound
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

To be taken during the Summer I Session

Co-requisite of MIG-119

MIG-119 Echo II
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

To be taken during the Summer I Session

Prerequisite: MIG-112

SOC-101 Principles of Sociology
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

(Formerly Areas 2 and 3)

To be taken during Summer Session II

Prerequisites: RDG-095 or ESL-098 or placement

MIG-203 Interpretation II
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

To be taken during Summer Session II

Prerequisite: MIG-115

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Fall Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
MIG-201 Echo III
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: MIG-119

MIG-207 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation for the Cardiac Sonographer
2

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: MIG-105 and MIG-119

MIG-211 Cardiac Sonography Clinical I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Cardiac Sonography Clinical I is three (3) eight hour days/week.

Prerequisite: MIG-119 and co-requisite of MIG-201

Total Credits:
Semester 5 Spring Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
MIG-213 Cardiac Sonography Clinical II
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Cardiac Sonography Clinical II is four (4) eight hour days/week.

Prerequisites: MIG-211 and co-requisite of MIG-215

MIG-215 Echo IV/Interpretation
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: MIG-203

MIG-216 Advanced Interpretation Seminar
2

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: MIG-211 and MIG-203 and co-requisite of MIG-215

CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
3

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 6 Summer Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
MIG-217 Cardiac Sonography Clinical III
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Cardiac Sonography Clinical III is 40 hours per week or five (5) eight hour days per week.

Prerequisite: MIG-213

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 22, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate general knowledge and technical skills required to perform cardiac echo examinations as an entry-level cardiac sonographer.
  • Demonstrate sufficient knowledge of cardiac sonography to pursue registry status through The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.
  • Understand the importance of lifelong continuing education in the field of Cardiac Sonography.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this option qualify for employment in hospitals, HMOs, clinics, doctors’ offices, mobile units, community health agencies, equipment/film companies, and/or as application specialist sales representatives.