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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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Prerequisite Course Work Credit Hrs.
PHYS 1111K Introductory Physics 4
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
BIOL 1100K Anatomy & Physiology for the Healthcare Provider (This course does not transfer)
Anatomy & Physiology I & II
BIOL 1111K & BIOL 1112K May be taken in lieu of BIOL 1100K
ALHE 1120 Medical Terminology 1
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
Prerequisite Course Work Total 15

DMS Core Coursework Credit Hrs.
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3
PSYC 1101 General Psychology 3
ALHE 1115 Clinical Professionalism 1
PHED Fitness Competency Requirement: To satisfy the fitness competency requirement for graduation, choose a two credit course from the Darton State College Catalog 2


Public Speaking
Human Communications
AREA C Must choose a Humanities & Fine Arts course from the following: ART 1100, MUSC 1100, PHIL 2205, THEA 1100. If you have taken ENGL 1102, you may also choose to meet the requirement by taking a literature Course (ENGL 2111, 2112, 2121, 2122, 2131, 2132) 3
POLS 1101 American Government in World Perspective 3
DMS Core Coursework Total 18

DMS Program Coursework Credit Hrs.
Fall Semester
DMSP 1101 Introduction to Diagnostic Medical Sonography 2
CVTE 1118 Physics of Ultrasound 1
Spring Semester
DMSP 1103 Obstetrical Ultrasound I 3
DMSP 1102 Abdomen Ultrasound I 3
DMSP 1104 Pelvic Ultrasound 3
DMSP 1105 Clinical Observations 2
Summer Semester
DMSP 2111 Abdomen Ultrasound II 3
DMSP 2112 Obstetrical Ultrasound II 3
DMSP 2113 Clinical Observation & Practicum I 2
Fall Semester
DMSP 2114 Pediatric Ultrasound 3
DMSP 2115 Superficial Structures & Invasive Procedures 4
DMSP 2116 Clinical Observation & Practicum II 2
Spring Semester
DMSP 2117 Ultrasound in Review 3
DMSP 2120 Vascular Ultrasound 3
DMSP 2118 Clinical Observation & Practicum III 2
DMS Program Coursework 72

*Prerequisite courses requiring a grade of "C" or better to be accepted into the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program.
All DMSP courses and CVTE 1118 require a grade of "C" or better to progress through the program.

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To inquire about the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, please contact Donna Robinson.
For questions regarding content, or for further information, please contact Dr. Kerri Johnson.

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