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DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY  PROGRAM
Prerequisite Courses and Curriculum Information

Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Cardiovascular Track

The curriculum is based on the required 65 semester credit hours and is designed to be completed in two years at full-time. Prerequisite courses are required for entry to the program.  Students may take the courses listed below the summer before entering the program or transfer them from other colleges or universities.

A semester equals fifteen (15) instructional weeks. Seven and a half week semesters (7.5) week class times are adjusted accordingly to meet credit allocations.

Entry Terms

  • Students may be admitted to TCC for the Fall Term only.

Medical Sonography - Prerequisites and Curriculum

Required Prerequisite Curriculum

Course Number

FS 102

PHY 105

BIO 111

MAT 105

ENG 101

Course Title

Foundations for Success

Introductory Physics

Anatomy and Physiology 1 

College Algebra 

English Composition 1 

Total Prerequisite Curriculum:

Credit Hours

2

3

4

3

3

15

Core Curriculum

Semester 1 Fall - Year 1

Course Number

DMS 111

HLCS 101

DMSC 120

BIO 112

DMSC 121

Course Title

Sonography Principles and Instrumentation 1

Medical Terminology

Introduction to Cardiovascular Sonography and Patient Care

Anatomy and Physiology 2

Cardiovascular Sonography Scan Lab 1

Total Semester Credits:

Credit Hours

3

3

3

4

3

16

Semester 2 Spring - Year 1

Course Number

DMS 112

DMSC 141

DMSC 131

BIO 300

DMSC 122

Course Title

Sonography Principles and Instrumentation 2

Cardiac Sonography 1

Vascular Sonography 1

Pathophysiology

Cardiovascular Sonography Scan Lab 2

Total Semester Credits:

Credit Hours

2

3

3

3

3

14

Semester 3 Summer - Year 1

Course Number

DMSC 281

PSY 110 or PSY 101

DMSC 223

Course Title

Cardiovascular Internship 1

Life Span Development

Cardiovascular Sonography Scan Lab 3

Total Semester Credits:

Credit Hours

2

3

1

6

Semester 4 Fall - Year 2

Course Number

DMSC 282

DMSC 242

DMSC 224

DMSC 232

COM 102

Course Number

DMSC 283

DMSC 223

Course Title

Cardiovascular Internship 2

Cardiac Sonography 2

Cardiovascular Sonography Scan Lab 4

Vascular Sonography 2

Essentials of Communication

Total Semester Credits:

Credit Hours

2

3

1

2

3

11

Semester 5 Spring - Year 2

Course Title

Cardiovascular Internship 3

Cardiovascular Sonography Seminar

Total Semester Credits:

Credit Hours

1

2

3

ADMISSIONS

View the admission requirements for the Sonography program.

COST

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Sonography program.

CURRICULUM

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Sonography program.

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