Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

General 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

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.