Diagnostic Medical Sonography – Bachelor’s Degree

2023-2025 Central Ohio Technical College​

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Pre-Admission Course Requirements for DMSBS Program. Pending HLC approval.

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography 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 enrolling into the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. All courses must be completed with a grade of C (2.00) or better prior to the application deadline.

Program Requisites: All DMS Applicants

Must be completed prior to application deadline August 15, 2022.

​BIO-130

* Anatomy & Physiology I

4

ENGL-112

* Composition I

3

MATH-140

* College Algebra

3

PHYS-105

​Elementary Physics

4

 

Total

14

DMS observation hours must be completed during autumn semester prior to December 1.

Spring Semester 2023: All DMS Students

BIO-131

* Anatomy & Physiology II

4

Elective

Non-Technical Elective / Transfer Credit

3

HLT-110

Medical Terminology

2

PSY-100

*Introduction to Psychology

3

SPCH-205

Public Speaking

3

 

Total

15

Summer Semester 2023: All DMS Students

DMS-110

* Cross-Sectional Anatomy

2

Elective

Non-Technical Elective / Transfer Credit

3

ENGL-113

Composition II

3

SOC-110

Cultural Diversity

3

 

Total

11

General Students

HLT-115

Human Nutrition

2

 

TOTAL

13

Cardiovascular Students

HLT-120

Electrophysiology

3

 

TOTAL

14

Autumn Semester 2023: All DMS Students

DMS-102

*Introduction to Sonography

.5

DMS-116

* Current Issues in Healthcare

2

DMS-315

*Vascular Techniques Scan Lab

1.5

EMS-100

Basic Life Support (CPR) for the Healthcare Provider
Must be taken THIS semester

2

 

Total

6

General Students

DMS-190

*General Scan Lab I

3

DMS-305

*Survey of Vascular

3

 

TOTAL

12

Cardiovascular Students

DMS-192

*Cardiovascular Scan Lab I

3

DMS-303

*Survey of Abdominal

3

DMS-313

*Abdominal Techniques Scan Lab

2

 

TOTAL

14

Spring Semester 2024: All DMS Students

DMS-304

* Survey of Echocardiography

3

DMS-306

* Fetal Echocardiography

3

DMS-307

* Survey of Musculoskeletal

4

DMS-314

* Echo Techniques Scan Lab

2

DMS-325

*Vascular Techniques Scan Lab II

2

 

Total

14

General Students

DMS-191

*General Scan Lab II

3

 

TOTAL

17

Cardiovascular Students

DMS-193

*Cardiovascular Scan Lab II

3

 

TOTAL

17

Summer Semester 2024: All DMS Students

DMS-240

*Vascular Sonography I

3

DMS-250

*Technical Report Writing

2

 

TOTAL

5

General Students

DMS-210

*Obstetrical & Gynecological Sonography I

3

DMS-290

*General Clinical I

4

DMS-316

*GYN Techniques Scan Lab

2

 

TOTAL

14

Cardiovascular Students

DMS-230

*Echocardiography I

3

DMS-295

Cardiovascular Clinical I

4

DMS-312

*Abd. Vasc. Tech Scan Lab

2

 

 

14

Autumn Semester 2024: All DMS Students

DMS-200

*Sonographic Physics & Instrumentation I

3

 

TOTAL

3

General Students

DMS-212

*Obstetrical & Gynecological Sonography II

3

DMS-220

*Abdominal Sonography I

3

DMS-335

*Vascular Techniques Scan Lab III

2

DMS-390

*General Clinical II

6

 

TOTAL

17

Cardiovascular Students

DMS-234

Echocardiography II

3

DMS-241

*Vascular Sonography II

3

DMS-395

*Cardiovascular Clinical II

6

 

TOTAL

15

Spring Semester 2025: All DMS Students 

DMS-201

* Sonographic Physics & Instrumentation II

3

DMS-400

*Specialty Exams & Invasive Procedures Externship

2

 

Total

5

General Students

DMS-221

*Abdominal Sonography II

3

DMS-317

*Breast Techniques Scan Lab

2

DMS-415

*Breast Sonography

2

DMS-490

*General Clinical III

6

 

TOTAL

18

Cardiovascular Students

DMS-410

*Pediatric Echocardiography

4

DMS-411

*Pediatric Echo Lab

2

DMS-495

*Cardiovascular Clinical III

6

 

TOTAL

17

Total Hours Required

  • Total Hours Required For Degree:  120

* 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.

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