Diagnostic Medical Sonography- Cardiovascular Major​​​

Diagnostic Medical Sonography- Cardiovascular Major​​​


Cardiovascular Major

Pre-Admission Course Requirements for DMSCV.AAS program  
The Cardiovascular Major AAS program is a selection-based program, meaning a student must APPLY to the program and then be SELECTED into the program before being able to meet graduation requirements. The following COTC courses (or their equivalents) must be completed prior to being admitted into the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. All courses must be completed with a grade of C (2.00) or better
​BIO-130 * Anatomy & Physiology I
ENGL-112* Composition I3
MATH-140* College Algebra3
PHYS-105​Elementary Physics
Total 14

Autumn Semester

BIO-131* Anatomy & Physiology II4
DMS-101* Introduction to Sonography & Patient Care1
DMS-182* Cardiovascular Sonography Scan Lab I2
EMS-100Basic Life Support (CPR) for the Healthcare Provider0.5
Medical Terminology

Spring Semester

DMS-183* Cardiovascular Sonography Scan Lab II2
PSY-100 * Introduction to Psychology3
SPCH-205Public Speaking3
​​ Total 8

Summer Semester

DMS-110* Cross-Sectional Anatomy2
DMS-116* Current Issues in Healthcare1.5
DMS-166* Principles of CV Clinical Sonography3
DMS-240* Vascular Sonography I3
​​ Total9.5

Autumn Semester

DMS-200* Sonographic Physics & Instrumentation I3
DMS-230* Echocardiography I3
DMS-241* Vascular Sonography II3
DMS-267* CV Clinical Sonography I4
​​ Total13

Spring Semester

DMS-201* Sonographic Physics & Instrumentation II3
DMS-233* Echocardiography II4
DMS-268* CV Clinical Sonography II4
Total 11

Technical Electives - Option Choice
Technical Elective
 There are NO Technical Elective Credit Hours Required for this Program. The following courses are available if interested in enrolling after meeting the course prerequisites. These courses may be transferrable to the Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) B.S. in Sonography programs. 
DMS-302* Abdominal Vascular Disease & Testing4
DMS-303* Survey of Abdominal Sonography3
DMS-304* Survey of Echocardiography3
DMS-305* Survey of Vascular Technology3
DMS-306 * Fetal, Neonatal & Pediatric Echocardiography3

Total Hours Required For Degree


* Courses may have prerequisites. Please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements.

   All courses require a grade of C (2.00) or better in order to progress and graduate from this program.

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice

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Published date – April 2020