Echocardiography AAS Degree (ECG.AAS)

The Echocardiography AAS Degree has specific admission requirements.

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

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

The Echocardiography AAS Degree is approved by the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB).

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Prerequisites Credits
ENG 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
BIO 185 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO 186 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
HIT 102 Medical Terminology 1
PHY 115 Topics in Applied Physics 3
SPE 108 Oral Communication 3
General Education Requirements (Prior to entering program) Credits
PHL 102 Humanities Requirement 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
Semester I – Fall Credits
ECG 100 Patient Care Skills 3
ECG 101 Echocardio 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

For questions regarding the Echocardiography Program, please contact  Zubeir Haroun, Echocardiography Program Coordinator at (708) 596-2000 x2038 or the Allied Health & Careers Professions Department at (708) 596-2000 x 2204.

To make an appointment with the Allied Health Career Advisor, Kathryn Melin Eberhardt, please contact the Counseling Department at (708) 596-2000 ext. 5724.