Academics

Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography Academic Plan

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Sample Academic Plan

Curriculum is subject to change

(Plan onset with Class of 2021+)
A three-year academic plan of study (full-time three-semester academic year) for those with few or no prior college credits and a science ACT score of 20 or above.

  • 120 Credits
  • 3 Year Program

Year 1//Semester I

Course Number Course Title Credits
BI 152 Principles of Biology 4
EN 115 Composition and Professional Writing 3
MA 101 Intermediate Algebra 3
PS 105 Introduction to Psychology 3
DMS 110 Fundamentals of Medical Imaging & Healthcare 2
TOTAL 15

Year 1//Semester II

Course Number Course Title Credits
BI 252 Anatomy & Physiology 5
CH 122 General Chemistry 4
DMS 100 Introduction to Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Ergonomics 2
DMS 120 Principles of Radiologic Physics 3
TOTAL 14

Year 1//Summer Semester III

Course Number Course Title Credits
CM 100 Health Communication 3
DMS 206 Patient Care in Sonography 2
DMS 208 Sonographic Physics and Instrumentation 3
DMS 211 Abdominal Sonography I 3
DMS 240L Sonography Lab 1
DMS 261 OB/GYN Sonography I 3
TOTAL 15

Year 2//Semester I

Course Number Course Title Credits
PH 202 Introduction to Medical Ethics 3
DMS 221C Clinical Sonography I 4
DMS 231 Vascular Sonography I 3
DMS 312 Abdominal Sonography II 3
DMS 362 OB/GYN Sonography II 3
TOTAL 16

Year 2//Semester II

Course Number Course Title Credits
BU 221 Healthcare Economics 3
DI 202 Diversity Issues in Health Care 3
DMS 322C Clinical Sonography II 4
DMS 332 Vascular Sonography II 2
DMS 413 Abdominal Sonography III 2
DMS 464 OB/GYN Sonography III 2
TOTAL 16

Year 2//Summer Session III

Course Number Course Title Credits
ELECTIVE General Elective 3
ELECTIVE Humanities Elective 3
HS 204 History of Healthcare in the United States 3
DMS 350 Physics Synthesis 1
DMS 423C Clinical Sonography III 4
TOTAL 14

Year 3//Semester I

Course Number Course Title Credits
BU 320 Foundations of Healthcare Management 3
PH 360 Contemporary Issues in Healthcare 3
DMS 424C Clinical Sonography IV 5
DMS 433 Vascular Sonography III - Abdomen 2
DMS 470 Specialized Sonography 2
TOTAL 15

Year 3//Semester II

Course Number Course Title Credits
ELECTIVE General Elective 3
PS 110 Developmental Psychology 3
ELECTIVE Social Science Elective 3
DMS 425C Clinical Sonography V 5
DMS 480 Sonography Synthesis 1
TOTAL 15

120 Total Credits

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