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General Sonography Option

Associate in Science

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

Completion of ENG 111, College Writing I

BIO-203 Anatomy and Physiology/Lab I
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

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

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 Sonography program

MIG-109 Patient Care in Medical Imaging
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Co-requisite: MIG-101

MIG-105 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Sonography program

BIO-204 Anatomy and Physiology/Lab II
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: BIO-203

SON-113 Cross-Sectional Anatomy
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Co-Requisite: BIO-204

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Spring Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
SON-115 Abdominal Ultrasound
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: SON-113 and co-requisite of SON-121

CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
3

CIT-110 may be taken in a different semester but must be successfully completed with a grade of C or better by the Spring of Year 2 to graduate on time.

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

SON-117 Ultrasound Scanning protocols and Pathology
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: SON-113 and co-requisite of SON-121

SON-119 Subspecialty Sonography and Neurosonography
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: SON-113 and co-requisite of SON-121

SON-121 General Sonography Clinical I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: SON-113 and co-requisite SON-115 and SON-117 and SON-119

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: SON-123

SON-123 General Sonography Clinical II
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

To be taken during Summer Session I

Prerequisite: SON-121 and co-requisite of MIG-205

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Fall Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ENG-112 College Writing II
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

(Formerly Area 1)

ENG-112 may be taken in any semester but must be completed by Spring of year 2 to graduate on time.

Prerequisite: ENG-111

SON-213 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation for the General Sonographer
2

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: MIG-105 and co-requisite of SON-223

SON-215 Advanced General Sonography Seminar I
2

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: SON-115 and co-requisite of SON-223

SON-219 Obstetrical/Gynecological
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: SON-123 and co-requisite of SON-223

SON-223 General Sonography Clinical III
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: SON-123 and co-requisites of SON-219 and SON-213 and SON-215

Total Credits:
Semester 5 Spring Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
SOC-101 Principles of Sociology
3

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

(Formerly Areas 2 and 3)

SOC-101 may be taken in any semester but must be completed by Spring of year 2 to graduate on time

Prerequisites: RDG-095 or ESL-098 or placement

SON-217 Advanced General Sonography Seminar II
2

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: SON-215 and co-requisite of SON-225

SON-221 Obstetrical/Gynecological Sonography II
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: SON-219 and co-requisite of SON-225

SON-225 General Sonography Clinical IV
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: SON-223 and co-requisites of SON-217 and SON-221

Total Credits:
Semester 6 Summer Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
SON-227 General Sonography Clinical V
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: SON-225

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 22, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Recognize and identify the sonographic appearance of normal anatomic structures and Doppler flow patterns.
  • Utilize ultrasound equipment to obtain an image and provide physicians with diagnostic information for treatment.
  • Understand the role of ultrasound in patient management and discuss the biologic effects of ultrasound.
  • Apply to take the national registry exam (ARDMS).

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.