Diagnostic Medical Sonography- Cardiovascular Major​​​

2021-2022 Central Ohio Technical College​

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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

4

ENGL-112

* Composition I

3

MATH-140

* College Algebra

3

PHYS-105

​Elementary Physics

4

 

Total

14

Autumn Semester

BIO-131

* Anatomy & Physiology II

4

DMS-101

* Introduction to Sonography & Patient Care

1

DMS-182

* Cardiovascular Sonography Scan Lab I

2

EMS-100

​Basic Life Support (CPR) for the Healthcare Provider

0.5

HLT-110

Medical Terminology

2

 

Total

9.5

Spring Semester

DMS-183

* Cardiovascular Sonography Scan Lab II

2

PSY-100

* Introduction to Psychology

3

SPCH-205

Public Speaking

3

 

Total

8

​Summer Semester

DMS-110

* Cross-Sectional Anatomy

2

DMS-116

* Current Issues in Healthcare

1.5

DMS-166

* Principles of CV Clinical Sonography

3

DMS-240

* Vascular Sonography I

3

 

Total

9.5

Autumn Semester

DMS-200

* Sonographic Physics & Instrumentation I

3

DMS-230

* Echocardiography I

3

DMS-241

* Vascular Sonography II

3

DMS-267

* CV Clinical Sonography I

4

 

Total

13

Spring Semester

DMS-201

* Sonographic Physics & Instrumentation II

3

DMS-233

* Echocardiography II

4

DMS-268

* CV Clinical Sonography II

4

 

Total

11

Technical Electives – Option Choice

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 & Testing

4

DMS-303

* Survey of Abdominal Sonography

3

DMS-304

* Survey of Echocardiography

3

DMS-305

* Survey of Vascular Technology

3

DMS-306

* Fetal, Neonatal & Pediatric Echocardiography

3

Total Hours Required

  • Total Hours Required For Degree:  65.00

 Helpful Information

* 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 –  April 2020
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