The following are a sampling of courses that you might take as a Radiological Sciences-Sonography major.

SON301 Principles of Sonography

An introduction to principles of ultrasound with emphasis on physical principles, instrumentation, and terminology. Laboratory sessions will introduce students to scanning techniques and image recognition, as well as anatomical modeling. Course Prerequisites: Admission into DMS program Lab uniform required. $125 lab fee. 4 credits

SON365 Sonographic Anatomy & Pathology I (Abdomen)

Study of gross, sagittal and cross sectional anatomy of the abdomen and the pathologic changes and disease which are found in ultrasound examinations of the abdominal region. Course Prerequisites: Admission into DMS program. 3 credits

SON375 Sonographic Principles of OB/GYN I

In depth study of the anatomy of the female reproductive organs and associated pathologic changes with an introduction to first trimester fetal development. Course Prerequisites: Admission into DMS program. 3 credits

SON391 Clinical Procedures I

Observation and direct clinical experience at selected clinical sites designed to familiarize students with working procedures in an ultrasound lab. Basic examination techniques will be performed. Course Prerequisites: Admission into DMS/continuance. Lab uniform required. $150 lab fee. 4 credits

SON396 Clinical Procedures II

Observation and direct clinical experience at selected clinical sites designed to familiarize students with working procedures in an ultrasound lab. Expansion of basic examination techniques will be performed. Course Prerequisites: SON39. Lab uniform required. $150 lab fee. 6 credits

SON397 Clinical Procedures III (summer session I)

Observation and direct clinical experience at selected clinical sites designed to familiarize students with working procedures in an ultrasound lab. Advanced examination techniques will be performed. Course Prerequisites: SON 396 Lab uniform required. $150 lab fee. 5 credits

SON398-Clinical Procedures IV (summer session II)

Observation and direct clinical experience at selected clinical sites designed to familiarize students with working procedures in an ultrasound lab. Advanced examination techniques will be performed. Course Prerequisites: SON397. Lab uniform required. $150 lab fee. 5 credits

SON491 Clinical Procedures V

Observation and direct clinical experience at selected clinical sites designed to familiarize students with working procedures in an ultrasound lab. Advanced examination techniques will be performed. Course Prerequisites: SON398. Lab uniform required. $150 lab fee. 8 credits

SON492 Clinical Procedures VI

Observation and direct clinical experience at selected clinical sites designed to familiarize students with working procedures in an ultrasound lab. Advanced examination techniques will be performed. Course Prerequisites: SON491. Lab uniform required. $150 lab fee. 8 credits

SON366 Sonographic Anatomy & Pathology II (Abdomen II and Small Parts)

Study of the gross, sagittal, and cross sectional anatomy of the abdomen and the pathologic changes and disease which are found in the ultrasound examination of the abdominal region. Course Prerequisites: SON365. 3 credits

SON377 Sonographic Principles of OB/GYN II

A continuation of OB/GYN I, with emphasis on the continuing process of fetal development and associated pathologic conditions. Course Prerequisites: SON301 and SON375. 3 credits

SON433 Principles of Sonography (Vascular)

An introduction to principles of vascular technology with emphasis on hemodynamics, ultrasound imaging, pulsed and continuous wave Doppler. Review of vascular anatomy and pathology physical principles, instrumentation, and terminology. Laboratory sessions will introduce students to vascular scanning techniques and image recognition, as well as Doppler signal production, measurements, and interpretation. Course Prerequisites: SON365, SON366, SON321. Lab uniform required. $125 lab fee. 4 credits

SON321 Sonographic Physics

An introduction to principles of ultrasound with emphasis on physical principles, instrumentation and terminology. Laboratory sessions will offer “hands-on” learning techniques. Course Prerequisites: SON301. Lab uniform required. $125 lab fee. 3 credits

SON434 Seminars in Sonography (review)

This course emphasis the principles introduced throughout the entire program. The student is prepped for registry. Course Prerequisites: successful completion of all preceding Sonographic courses. 4 credits