FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES Diagnostic Medical Sonography – Associate in Applied Science
Guide for students who enter the program 2010 and beyond
Prerequisites :
BIOL 109           Basic Human Anatomy & Physiology     4 ____
PHYS 130         Concepts of Physics 4 ____
8
Required competencies :
Medical Vocabulary Proficiency (C or better in MRIS 102 or proficiency test)         _____
Math Competency (Math ACT score of 24 or “C” or better in Math 115)                ____
English Competency (“C” or better in ENGL 150)_____
 
 
FIRST YEAR
Fall Semester
 
SECOND YEAR
Fall semester
 
CCHS 101 Orientation to Health Care
 3 ____
SONO 280 Clinical Internship I
 8 ____
PSYC 150 Introduction to Psychology
 3 ____
SONO 281  Small Parts & Invasive
 4 ____
SONO 100 Introduction to DMS
 1 ____  
                 Procedures
12
SONO 102 Introduction to Sono. Imaging
 1 ____
 
 
SONO 104 Introduction to Sono. Physics
 3 ____
 
 
SONO 105 Sonography Physics Lab
  1 ____
 
 
 
12
 
 
 
SPRING Semester
 
 
SPRING Semester
 
CHCS 102  Safety Issues in Health Care
 1 ____
SONO 282 Clinical Internship II
 8 ____
ENGL 250   English 2
 3 ____
SONO 283 OB/GYN Imaging II
 4  ___
SONO 111 Sono. Pathophys. of Abdominal                  Organs
 4 ____
 
12
SONO 112 Abdominal Imaging Lab                      
 1 ____
 
 
SONO 115 Sono. Cross Sectional Anatomy
 1 ____  
 
 
SONO 117 Into. to Sono. Interpretation
 2 ____
 
 
 
12
 
 
 
Summer Semester
 
 
Summer Semester
 
COMM 105 Interpersonal Communication OR
 
SONO 284 Clinical Internship III
 8 ____
COMM 221   Small Group Decision Making
 3 ____
SONO 285  Sono Interpretation II
 3 ____
PHIL 220     Ethics in Healthcare     OR
 
SONO 287 Management in DMS
 1 ____
PHIL 320    Biomedical Ethics
 3 ____
 
12
SONO 121   Intro. to OB/GYN Imaging
 3 ____
 
 
SONO 122   OB/GYN Imaging Lab 
 1 ____
 
 
SONO 131  Hemodynamics & Doppler Prin.
 1 ____
 
 
SONO 132   Hemodynamics & Doppler Lab
 1 ____
 
 
 
12
 
 


 
80 hours needed for graduation
 
  • A grade of C or better is required for all courses on the checksheet and FSUS 100.
  • An overall GPA of 2.0 or better is required for graduation.
  • BIOL 109, PHYS 130, MRIS 102, MATH 115, and ENGL 150 with a grade of C or better, or  equivalency/proficiency are required prerequisites to the professional sequence. 
  • All general education courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better before entering  SONO 280.
  • Computer competency is demonstrated through program coursework. 
  • In order to progress in the professional sequence of the program, a grade of “C” or better is  required in all program courses. If a student does not pass a program course with a grade of “C”    or better, they may re-apply to the program. Students may not re-take more than one profes sional sequence course. 
 
Revised 2/09/10
Revised 3/01/10