South Suburban College
South Suburban College

Echocardiography AAS Degree

SSC’s Echocardiography Program will provide students with an opportunity to become entry level skilled technicians in Echocardiography. Technicians assist physicians in diagnosing and treating cardiac and peripheral vascular ailments. Graduates will be prepared for licensure and work as an entry level cardiac technician. The Echocardiography AAS Degree is approved by the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB).

The Echocardiography AAS Degree has specific admission requirements - visit the program page for details.

There will be an additional fee of $45.00 for the HESI Exam.

Admission to the College does not guarantee admission into the program.

 

Echocardiography Degree (EGC.AAS)

Semester I - Fall Credits
ECG 100 Patient Care Skills 3
ECG 101 Echo Fundamentals 4
ECG 104 Echo Anatomy and Physiology I 4
 
Semester II - Spring Credits
ECG 108 Echo Anatomy II 3
ECG 200 Echo Physics 4
ECG 204 Echo Imaging I 4
 
Semester III - Summer Credits
ECG 126 Echo Clinical Education 4
ECG 205 Echo Imaging II 4
 
Semester IV - Fall Credits
ECG 127 Echo Clinical Education II 4
ECG 208 Echo Pathology 3
MDR 115 Medical Law & Ethics 3
 
Semester V - Spring Credits
ECG 226 Echo Clinical Education III 4
ECG 230 Echo Certificate Review 3
 
Total Credit Hours: 71

Course Equivalents

For students participating in Cooperative Agreements with Joliet Junior College (JJC), Kankakee Community College (KCC), Moraine Valley Community College (MVCC) and Prairie State College (PSC) the general education requirements are the following.

SSC JJC KCC MVCC PSC
BIO 102/105 BIO 104/151 BIOL 1514 BIO 102/111 BIOL 100/115
BIO 185 BIO 250 BIOL 2644 BIO 180 BIOL 221
BIO 186 BIO 251 BIOL 2654 BIO 181 BIOL 222
ENG 101 ENG 101 ENGL 1613 COM 101 ENG 101
FAD 205 HPR 207 PHED 1942 PEH 170 FRESP 101 S1
MTH 095 MATH 094 MATH 1414 MTH 095 MATH 090
MTH 100 MATH 098 MATH 1424 MTH 098 MATH 095
PHY 115 PHYS 103 PHYS 1514 PHY 101 PHYSI 101
PSY 101 PSYC 101 PSYC 1813 PSY 101 PSYCH 101
SPE 108 SPCH 101 SPCH 1553 COM 103 COMM 101

To make an appointment with the Health Professions Career Advisor, Katherine Melin-Eberhardt, please contact the Counseling Department at ext. 2306.

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