Cardiac Sonography Requirements

Admission Criteria    Technology Requirements    ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

PREREQUISITES TO CARDIAC SONOGRAPHY
  • SSS 100 - Student Success Seminar 2 Credit Hours
  • MATH 114T - College Algebra 3 Credit Hours - This program requires MATH 114T for degree completion. Students placed first in MATH 101 may use MATH 101 as a prereq for PHYS 100.
  • PHYS 100 - Applied Physics 3 Credit Hours
  • HC 106 - Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) 3 Credit Hours
  • HC 106S - Certified Nursing Clinical (CNA) Clinical
  • HC 117 - Medical Language 1 Credit Hour
  • HC 119 - Anatomy/Physiology 5 Credit Hours
  • HC 119L - Anatomy/Physiology Lab
FALL SEMESTER
  • ENGL 101T - Composition 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 101 - Computer Essentials 2 Credit Hours
  • HC 114 - Health Care/Human Relations 3 Credit Hours
  • CV 101 - Intro to Cardiovascular Sonography 1 Credit Hour
  • CV 131 - Cardiovascular Physiology 3 Credit Hours 
SPRING SEMESTER
  • * CPR - CPR Certification
  • CV 123 - Ultrasound Physics 3 Credit Hours
  • CV 125 - EKG Analysis and Interpretation I 2 Credit Hours (8 weeks)
  • CVN 134 - Cardiac Sonography I 5 Credit Hours
  • CV 135 - EKG Analysis and Interpretation II 2 Credit Hours (8 weeks)
  • CVN 135L - Cardiac Sonography I Lab 1
SUMMER SEMESTER
  • CVN 123L - Cardiovascular Principles & Hemodynamics Lab 1 Credit Hour
  • CVN 124 - Cardiovascular Principles & Hemodynamics 2 Credit Hours
  • SPCM 101T - Fundamentals of Speech 3 Credit Hours
  • PSYC 101T - General Psychology 3 Credit Hours 
FALL SEMESTER
  • CVN 125 - Congenital Heart Disease 1 Credit Hour
  • CVN 212 - Cardiac Sonography II 6 Credit Hours
  • CVN 213L - Cardiac Sonography II Lab 2 Credit Hours
  • CV 202 - Cardiac Pathologies 3 Credit Hours
  • SOC 150T - Social Problems - 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • SOC 250T - Courtship and Marriage - 3 Credit Hours
SPRING SEMESTER
  • CVN 233 - Cardiac Sonography I Clinical - 14 Credit Hours
  • CVN 255 - Cardiac Registry Review - 2 Credit Hours 
SUMMER SEMESTER
  • CVN 243 - Cardiac Sonography II Clinical - 12 Credit Hours 

See Additional Details in Catalog 

Admission Criteria 

One Standard College Entrance Exam Score: 
  • ACT: 18 
  • SAT: 960
And, Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS): 
  • TEAS Math: 62 
  • TEAS Reading: 73 
TEAS is not required with ACT Math and Reading subscores of 21 or higher.

TEAS INFORMATION

And, One of the Following: 
  • HS GPA:  3.0
  • HS Coursework: English, Math & Science: B Average
  • GED: 550 
  • Professional Discretion
 

Additional Program Requirements

Background Check and Drug Screen 

Completion of a background check and drug screen are required before program classes start.  

Background Check   Drug Screen 

Immunizations

This program requires additional immunizations. Please refer to the Health & Human Services Academic Handbook for additional details.

Uniforms 

Uniforms are required for this program and are available from the Southeast Tech Bookstore. 

Technical Standards
Read the Technical Standards form and review physical requirements. If you apply online, this is part of the application process. 
 

Cardiac Sonography Technical Standards

Clinical Affiliation
Students will be placed in a clinical affiliation for 7 months in medical centers across the U.S. If a student does not complete specialty sonography classes in three consecutive semesters, Southeast Tech will determine whether courses must be repeated before enrolling in clinical.

 

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical Institute's Cardiac Sonography program is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech Support Center.

VIEW BYOL DETAILS

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