Diagnostic Medical Sonography – AAS Curriculum

Guide for students who enter the program 2010 and beyond

Prerequisites:

BIOL 109, Basic Human Anatomy & Physiology, 4 Credits ____

PHYS 130, Concepts of Physics, 4 Credits ____

8 Credits Total

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 Credits Second Year Credits
Fall Semesters
CCHS 101 - Orientation to Health Care 3 _____ SONO 280 - Clinical Internship I 8 _____
PSYC 150 - Introduction to Psychology 3 _____ SONO 281 - Small Parts & Invasive Procedures 4 _____
SONO 100 - Introduction to DMS 1 _____    
SONO 102 - Introduction to Sono. Imaging 1 _____    
Sono 104 - Introduction to Sono Physics 3 _____    
SONO 105 - Sonography Physics Lab 1 _____ =  
Total Credits 12 Total Credits  12
Spring Semesters
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 _____    
SONO 112 - Abdominal Imaging Lab 1 _____    
SONO 115 - Sono. Cross Sectional Anatomy 1 _____    
SONO 117 - Intro to Sono. Interpretation 2 _____    
Total Credits 12 Total Credits 12
Summer Semesters
Comm 105 - Interpersonal Communication
OR
COMM 121 - Small Group Decision Making
3 _____ Sono 284 Clinical Internship III 8 _____
PHIL 220 - Ethics in Healthcare
OR
PHIL 320 - Biomedical Ethics
3 _____ SONO 285 - Sono. Interpretation II 3 _____
SONO 121 - Intro to OB/GYN Imaging 3 _____ SONO 287 - Management in DMS 1 _____
SONO 122 - OB/GYN Imaging Lab 1 _____    
SONO 131 - Hemodynamics & Doppler Prin. 1 _____    
SONO 132 - Hemodynamics & Doppler Lab 1 _____    
Total Credits 12 Total Credits 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 professional sequence course.

Revised 3/01/10