Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography—Accelerated General Track

Year I-Fall

BIO 110 Anatomy and Physiology I (w/ lab) 4
CHE 110 Basic Chemistry I (w/ lab) 4
ITM 101 Introduction to the Major 1
LIB 111 Expository Writing I 3
MAT 141 Algebra and Trigonometry 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Year I-Spring

BIO 210 Anatomy and Physiology II (w/ lab) 4
CHE 210 Basic Chemistry II (w/ lab) 4
LIB 112 Expository Writing II 3
PHY 181 General Physics 4
Total Semester Hours 15

Year I-Summer

LIB 120 Introduction to Psychology 3
LIB 133 American Culture, Identity, and Public Life 3
LIB 220 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication for Health Professionals 3
MAT 261 Statistics 3
Total Semester Hours 12
NOTE: The above courses are prerequisites for entry into the professional phase of the DMS program. The student must earn a minimum grade of "C" in BIO 110/210, CHE 110/210, MAT 141, and PHY 181. Medical Terminology is integrated into the professional phase and thus is not a course requirement.

Professional Phase: General Track

During Year II and III, students complete three liberal arts distribution electives: an HUM course, an SSC course, and a BEH course.*

Year II-Fall

DMS 200 Introduction to Diagnostic Medical Sonography 2
DMS 202 Obstetrics/Gynecology Sonography I
DMS 206 Abdominal Sonography I 3
DMS 204L Sonography Laboratory Procedures I 4
DMS 208 Sonographic Physics and Instruments I 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Year II-Spring

DMS 212 Obstetrics/Gynecology Sonography II 3
DMS 216 Abdominal Sonography II
DMS 214L Sonography Laboratory Procedures II 4
DMS 218 Sonographic Physics and Instruments II 3
Distribution Elective (SSC, HUM, BEH) 3
Total Semester Hours 16

Year II-Summer

DMS 304 Problem Solving in Physics and Instruments 3
DMS 205 Breast Sonography 3
DMS 320 Intro to Vascular Sonography (w/Lab) 5
DMS 224 Sonography Laboraory Procedures III 1
Total Semester Hours 12

Year III-Fall

DMS 315 Pediatric Sonography 3
DMS 302C General Clinical Sonography I 8
DMS 310 Critical Thinking in Sonography I 2
LIB 512O Healthcare Ethics 3
Total Semester Hours 16

Year III-Spring

DMS 410 Critical Thinking in Sonography II 2
DMS 312C General Clinical Sonography II 8
DMS 420 Musculoskeletal Sonography 3
Distribution Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 16

Year III-Summer

DMS 412C General Clinical Sonography III 8
DMS 440 Advanced Problem Solving in Sonography 2
Distribution Elective* 3
DMS 443 Advanced Problem Solving in Vascular Sonography**
Total Semester Hours 13
Total credits to complete degree requirements 130
**If the elective DMS 443 Advanced Problem Solving in Vascular Sonography is taken, total semester credits come to 14, and degree credits to 131.