ULTRASOUND TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM COURSE COMPOSITION

Course Number  Course Names and Modules Lecture Hours Lab Hours Externship Hours Total Contact Hours Units
MODULE 1: Foundation Courses 
SCI 10 Physical Science 45 0 0 45 3
SCI 31 Human Biology 45 0 0 45 3
CS 10 Introduction to Computer Science 45 0 0 45 3
MODULE 2: Core Courses 
DI 10 Physical Principles of Ultrasound 45 0 0 45 3
DI 20 Medical Terminology 45 0 0 45 3
DI 30 Anatomy and Physiology 45 0 0 45 3
DI 110 Ultrasound Principles and Protocols 45 30 0 75 4
DI 210 Advanced Ultrasound Physics and Technology 45 0 0 45 3
MODULE 3: General Ultrasound Courses 
DI 120 OB/GYN Ultrasound I 45 30 0 75 4
DI 130 OB/GYN Ultrasound II 45 0 0 45 3
DI 140 OB/GYN Scanning (Lab) 0 90 0 90 3
DI 150 Abdomen and Small Parts I 45 30 0 75 4
DI 160 Abdomen and Small Parts II 45 0 0 45 3
DI 170 Abdomen and Small Parts Scanning (Lab) 0 90 0 90 3
DI 114  Vascular Anatomy and Hemodynamics 45 0 0 45 3
DI 124  Peripheral Vascular 45 30 0 75 4
DI 115 ECG and Arrhythmias Interpretation 30 30 0 60 3
DI 125 Introduction to Echocardiography 45 30 0 75 4
MODULE 4: Concentration Courses 
A. Sonography and Electives
DI 231 Advanced OB/GYN Ultrasound 45 30 0 75 4
DI 241 Advanced OB/GYN Scanning (Lab) 0 90 0 90 3
DI 251 Advanced Abdomen and Small Parts 45 30 0 75 4
DI 261 Advanced Abdomen and Small Parts Scanning (Lab) 0 90 0 90 3
Elective DI 234 or DI 235 45 30 0 75 4
Elective DI 244 or DI 245 0 90 0 90 3
B. Vascular Ultrasound and Electives
DI 234 Abdominal Vascular 45 30 0 75 4
DI 244 Vascular Scanning (Lab) 0 90 0 90 3
DI 254 Transcranial Doppler 45 30 0 75 4
DI 264 Vascular and Transcranial Scanning (Lab) 0 90 0 90 3
Elective DI 231 or DI 235 45 30 0 75 4
Elective DI 241 or DI 245 0 90 0 90 3
C. Echocardiography and Electives
DI 235 Echo Imaging 45 30 0 75 4
DI 245 Echo Scanning (Lab) 0 90 0 90 3
DI 255 Advanced Echo Imaging 45 30 0 75 4
DI 265 Advanced Echo Imaging (Lab) 0 90 0 90 3
Elective DI 231 or DI 234 45 30 0 75 4
Elective DI 241 or DI 244 0 90 0 90 3
        MODULE 5: Externships* 
DI 281A/284/285 A Practicum/Externship I 0 0 135 135 3
DI 281A/284/285 A Practicum/Externship II 0 0 135 135 3
Total:    840 720 270 1830 86

*Externship courses DI 281/284/285 A and DI 281/284/285 B have to be completed in the maximum of one year each. If the full required grading package is not provided in one year after a course beginning, the grade “NC” is recorded, and the student should re-register for the course with 3 units.