Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Imaging Degree Program Course Requirements

I. General Education

  1. Natural Sciences (SCI 10, SCI 31) 6  
  2. Social Sciences (HIST 10, HIST 15A or B, or ECON 10) 6  
  3. Humanities (HUM 10, PSYCH 10, BA 109) 9  
  4. English (ENG 75, ENG 82A) 6  
  5. Mathematics and Statistics (MATH 10, BA 45) 6  
  6. Computer Science and Software (CS 10, BA 146) 6  
  7. Administration (BA 10, BA 110) 6  
  Total Required for General Education ..................................................... 45 Units

II. Core Courses

  DI 10   Physical Principles of Ultrasound 3  
  DI 20   Medical Terminology 3  
  DI 30   Anatomy and Physiology 3  
  DI 110   Ultrasound Principles and Protocols 4  
  DI 210   Advanced Ultrasound Physics and Technology 3  
Total Required for Core Courses  ...................................................................... 16 Units

III. General Ultrasound Courses

  DI 114   Vascular Anatomy and Hemodynamics 3  
  DI 115   ECG and Arrhythmias Interpretation 3  
  DI 120   OB/GYN Ultrasound I 4  
  DI 124   Peripheral Vascular 4  
  DI 125   Introduction to Echocardiography 4  
  DI 130   OB/GYN Ultrasound II 3  
  DI 140   OB/GYN Scanning (Lab) 3  
  DI 150   Abdomen and Small Parts I 4  
  DI 160   Abdomen and Small Parts II 3  
  DI 170   Abdomen and Small Parts Scanning (Lab) 3  
Total Required for General Ultrasound Courses   .......................... 34 Units

IV. Areas of Concentration and Electives (complete one of A, B, or C concentrations)

A. Sonography and Electives

  DI 230   Advanced OB/GYN Ultrasound 4  
  DI 240   Advanced OB/GYN Scanning (Lab) 3  
  DI 250   Advanced Abdomen and Small Parts 4  
  DI 260   Advanced Abdomen and Small Parts Scanning (Lab) 3  
  Electives     DI 134 and DI 144 or DI 135 and DI 145 7  
Total Required for Sonography Concentration  ................................. 21 Units

B. Vascular Ultrasound and Electives

  DI 134   Abdominal Vascular 4  
  DI 144   Vascular Scanning (Lab) 3  
  DI 254   Transcranial Doppler 4  
  DI 264   Vascular and Transcranial Scanning (Lab) 3  
  Electives     DI 135 and DI 145 or DI 230 and DI 240 7  
Total Required for Vascular Ultrasound Concentration  ...................................... 21 Units

C. Echocardiography and Electives

  DI 135   Echo Imaging 4  
  DI 145   Echo Scanning (Lab) 3  
  DI 255   Advanced Echo Imaging 4  
  DI 265   Advanced Echo Imaging (Lab) 3  
  Electives     DI 134 and DI 144 or DI 230 and DI 240 7  
Total Required for Echocardiography Concentration  ...................................... 21 Units

 V. Externships

  DI 280A   Practicum / Externship I 3  
  DI 280B   Practicum / Externship II 3  
Total Required for Externships  ............................................................. 6 Units
Total Required for the Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Imaging Degree...... 122 Units

Students should complete the program chart below to receive the Lincoln University Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Imaging Degree (a maximum of 72 educational and 6 externship credit units can be transferred from other institutions of higher education or obtained from work experience).

GENERAL EDUCATION (45 units)

MATH 10   ENG 82A   BA 10  
SCI 10   HIST 10   BA 45  
SCI 31   HIST 15A or B, or ECON 10   BA 109  
CS 10   HUM 10   BA 110  
ENG 75   PSYCH 10   BA 146  

CORE COURSES (16 units)

DI 10   DI 20   DI 30   DI 110   DI 210  

GENERAL ULTRASOUND COURSES (34 units)

DI 120   DI 140   DI 160   DI 114   DI 115  
DI 130   DI 150   DI 170   DI 124   DI 125  

CONCENTRATIONS AND EXTERNSHIPS (27 units)

Sonography Concentration (14 units)   Electives (7 units)  Externships (6 units)
DI 230   DI 250   DI 134 or DI 135   DI 280A  
DI 240   DI 260   DI 144 or DI 145   DI 280B  

Vascular Ultrasound Concentration (14 units)   Electives (7 units)  Externships (6 units)
DI 134   DI 254   DI 135 or DI 230   DI 280A  
DI 144   DI 264   DI 145 or DI 240   DI 280B  

Echocardiography Concentration (14 units)   Electives (7 units)  Externships (6 units)
DI 135   DI 255   DI 134 or DI 230   DI 280A  
DI 145   DI 265   DI 144 or DI 240   DI 280B