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Students are admitted to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program in August of each year. Course content is sequential, and students should plan to enroll in all Diagnostic Medical Sonography courses in the order and during the terms indicated in the following curriculum outline.

** DENOTES COURSES THAT MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO APPLYING TO THE PROGRAM

Course Number

Course Title

Required Credits

 

PRESELECT COURSES

 

BSC 2085

Human Anatomy and Physiology I**

3 credits

BSC 2085L

Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I**

1 credit

BSC 2086

Human Anatomy and Physiology II**

3 credits

BSC 2086L

Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory II**

1 credit

ENC 1101

English Composition I**

3 credits

MAC 1105

College  Algebra**

3 credits

BSC 1005

General Education Biology**

3 credits

BSC 1005L

General Education Biology Lab**

1 credits

PHY 1004

Physics**

3 credits

PHY 1004L

Physics Lab**

1 credit

HSC 0003

Introduction to Health Care**

3  CTC credits

 

TOTAL

25 Credits

 

 

 

 

Major Courses – 1st  Semester

 

SON 1000L

Introduction to Sonography 1

1 credit

SON 1111C

Abdominal Sonography 1

2 credits

SON 1113L

Sonographic Cross-Sectional Anatomy

2 credits

SON 1121C

Obstetrics/Gynecology Sonography

2 credits

SON 1006L

Professional Aspects of Sonography

1 credit

SON 1100L

Principles & Protocols of Imaging

2 credits

SON 1804

Sonography Clinic

2 credits

 

TOTAL

12 Credits

 

 

 

 

Major Courses – 2nd  Semester

 

SON 1001L

Introduction to Sonography 2

1 credit

SON 1005L

Basic Sonography

2 credits

SON 1112C

Abdominal Sonography 2

2 credits

SON 1122C

Obstetrics/Gynecology Sonography 2

2 credits

SON 1814

Sonography Clinic 2

2 credits

SON 2400C

Echocardiography 1

2 credits

SON 2931L

Film Critique 1

1 credit

SPC 1017

Fundamentals of Speech Communication

3 credits

 

TOTAL

15 Credits

 

 

 

 

Major Courses – 3rd  Semester

 

SON 1141C

Small Parts Sonography

2 credits

SON 1824

Sonography Clinic 3

3 credits

SON 2932L

Film Critique 2

1 credit

 

TOTAL

6 Credits

 

 

 

 

Major Courses – 4th  Semester

 

SON 2139L

Cardiovascular Principles

1 credit

SON 2161C

Neurosonography

2 credits

SON 2401C

Echocardiography 2

2 credits

SON 2614C

Acoustical Physics & Instrumentation 1

2 credits

SON 2834

Sonography Clinic 4

2 credits

SON 2933L

Film Critique 3

1 credit

SON 1145L

Pediatric Sonography

1 credit

SON 1115L

Duplex Abdominal Sonography

1 credit

 

TOTAL

12 Credits

 

 

 

 

Major Courses – 5th  Semester

 

SON 2930L

Seminar in Sonography

1 credit

SON 2618C

Acoustical Physics & Instrumentation 2

2 credits

SON 2619C

Doppler Principles & Instrumentation

2 credits

SON 2844

Sonography Clinic 5

3 credits

SON 2910L

Directed Research

1 credit

SON 2934L

Film Critique 4

1 credit

PHI 2604

Critical Thinking & Ethics

3 credits

 

TOTAL

13 Credits

 

 

 

 

Major Courses – 6th  Semester

 

SON 2854

Sonography Clinic 6

3 credits

SON 2935L

Film Critique

1 credit

SON 2950L

Journal Review

1 credit

CLP 1006

The Psychology of Personal Effectiveness

3 credits

 

TOTAL

8 credits

 

GRAND TOTAL

91 Credits

     

 CGS 1060

 Introduction to Microcomputer Usage** - This course must be satisfied for completion of the Associate in Science Degree. Course satisfaction can be accomplished through examination or by successful class attendance in the course. HSC 0003 – Introduction to Health Care must be successfully completed prior to applying to the program.

 

 

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