Cardiac Sonography Curriculum

NON-INVASIVE CURRICULUM

Fall Semester – 1st Year

Class

Lab

Clinical

Credits

NCT 110 – Echo Fundamentals

2

3

0

3

NCT 134 – CV Anatomy and Physiology

4

0

0

4

ICT 113 – Electrocardiography

3

2

0

4

 

 

 

 

 

MED 120 Survey of Medical Terminology

or MED 121 Medical Terminology I (3)

2

0

0

2

BIO 163 Basic Anatomy and Physiology

or BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I (4) and BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II (4)

4

2

0

5

MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy

or MAT 152 Statistical Methods I

3

0

0

3

 

TOTAL SEMESTER

21

Spring Semester  - 1st Year

Class

Lab

Clinical

Credits

NCT 133 – CV Ultrasound Physics

3

0

0

3

NCT 143 – Echocardiography I

3

3

6

6

 

 

 

 

 

ENG 111 Expository Writing

3

0

0

3

PHY 110 Conceptual Physics

3

0

0

3

PHY 110A Conceptual Physics Lab

0

2

0

1

TOTAL SEMESTER

16

TOTAL CREDITS FOR 1ST YEAR

37

NONINVASIVE CURRICULUM (2ND YEAR)

Fall Semester – 2nd Year

Class

Lab

Clinical

Credits

NCT 251 – Echocardiography II

2

2

15

8

NCT 253 – Hemodynamic Echo Principles

2

2

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

ENG 112 Argument Based Research, or ENG 113 Literature Based Research, or  ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting

3

0

0

3

PSY 150 General Psychology

3

0

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL SEMESTER

17

 

Spring Semester – 2nd Year

Class

Lab

Clinical

Credit

NCT 273 – Echocardiography III

3

2

30

14

COM 231 Public Speaking

or COM 110 Intro. to Communications

3

0

0

3

HUM Elective (from approved AAS Degree List)

3

0

0

3

TOTAL SEMESTER

20

GRAND TOTAL FOR NONINVASIVE CURRICULUM (1st & 2nd year)

74