Diagnostic Medical Sonography- General Major

Diagnostic Medical Sonography- General Major


General Major

Pre-Admission Course Requirements for DMSGN.AAS program  
The General 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-180* Sonography Scan Lab I2
EMS-100Basic Life Support (CPR) for the Healthcare Provider
Medical Terminology

Spring Semester

DMS-181* Sonography Scan Lab II2
PSY-100 * Introduction to Psychology3
SPCH-205Public Speaking3
​​ Total8

Summer Semester

DMS-110* Cross-Sectional Anatomy2
DMS-116* Current Issues in Healthcare1.5
DMS-165 * Principles of Clinical Sonography3
DMS-210* Obstetrical & Gynecological Sonography I3
​​ Total9.5

Autumn Semester

DMS-200* Sonographic Physics & Instrumentation I3
DMS-212 * Obstetrical & Gynecological Sonography II3
DMS-220* Abdominal Sonography I3
DMS-265* Clinical Sonography I4
​​ Total13

Spring Semester

DMS-201* Sonographic Physics & Instrumentation II3
DMS-221* Abdominal Sonography II3
DMS-222* Breast Sonography1
DMS-266* 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.

  A grade of C (2.00) or better is required for all courses listed on this Plan of Study in order to progress and graduate from the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology Program.

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice

Published date – April 2020

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