Diagnostic Medical Sonography Degree Plan

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Degree Plan


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 req uirements. 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
HLT-110 Medical Terminology2
MATH-140* College Algebra3
PHYS-100 *General Physics4

Autumn Semester

BIO-130*Anatomy & Physiology I4
DMS-101*Introduction to Sonography & Patient Care1
DMS-182*Cardiovascular Sonography Scan Lab I2
ENGL-112* Composition I3
PSY-100*Introduction to Psychology3
To tal13

Spring Semester

BIO-131*Anatomy & Physiology II4
DMS-183*Cardiovascular Sonography Scan Lab II2
EMS-100Basic Life Support (CPR) for the Healthcare Provider0.5
SPCH-205Public Speaking3
​​ Total9.5

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

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
DM​S-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

Published date – January 2016 

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