Cuyahoga Community College

Associate of Applied Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography with a concentration in General Sonography

Associate of Applied Science

Effective beginning Fall 2016.  Students enrolled prior to Fall 2016 can continue to follow a prior year's catalog in accordance with the College's Catalog-in-Force policies or choose to follow the updated program sequence. Recommend students run a Degree Audit report and see a counselor to determine the best pathway to program completion.

General Education Requirements
Arts & Hum/Soc & Beh Sci/Nat & Phys Sci (minimum 6 credits. All listed courses must be completed.) Credits
BIO 2331 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO 2341 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
PSY 1010 General Psychology     or 3
PSY 101H Honors General Psychology 3
PSY 1060 Cross-Cultural Competency for Health Care Providers 1
Communication/Mathematics/Nat & Phys Sci (minimum 6 credits. All listed courses must be completed.) Credits
ENG 1010 College Composition I     or 3
ENG 101H Honors College Composition I 3
ENG 1020 College Composition II     or 3
ENG 102H Honors College Composition II 3
Mathematics & Data Analysis (3 Semester Credits) Credits
MATH 1410 Elementary Probability and Statistics I 3
Program Requirements Credits
DMS 1071 Concepts of Physics in Diagnostic Sonography 2
DMS 1303 Introduction to Sonography 2
DMS 1311 Initial Sonographic Scanning 2
DMS 1320 Introduction to Sonographic Scanning 1
DMS 1351 Patient Care Skills 1
DMS 1401 Abdominal Sonography I 4
DMS 1500 Gynecologic and Obstetrical Sonography 4
DMS 1940 Field Experience I 1
DMS 1950 Field Experience II 2
DMS 2301 Intermediate Sonographic Scanning 2
DMS 235A Sonographic Principles, Performance, and Safety 2
DMS 235B Doppler Principles and Instrumentation 1
DMS 2401 Abdominal Sonography II 4
DMS 2500 Obstetrical Sonography 4
DMS 2940 Field Experience III 3
DMS 2950 Field Experience IV 1
DMS 2981 Specialty Registry Review 1
DMS 2985 Physics Review 1
DMS 2991 Sonography Capstone 1
DMS XXXX DMS Elective 1 - 2
HTEC 1110 Ethics for Health Care Professionals 1
MA 1010 Introduction to Medical Terminology 2
Suggested Semester Sequence
Program Admissions Requirements Credits
BIO 2331 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO 2341 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
DMS 1071 Concepts of Physics in Diagnostic Sonography 2
DMS 1303 Introduction to Sonography 2
DMS 1320 Introduction to Sonographic Scanning 1
DMS 1351 Patient Care Skills 1
ENG 1010 College Composition I     or 3
ENG 101H Honors College Composition I 3
MATH 1410 Elementary Probability and Statistics I 1 3
Total: 20
First Credits
DMS 1311 Initial Sonographic Scanning 2
DMS 1401 Abdominal Sonography I 4
DMS 1500 Gynecologic and Obstetrical Sonography 4
MA 1010 Introduction to Medical Terminology 2
PSY 1010 General Psychology     or 3
PSY 101H Honors General Psychology 3
Total: 15
Second Credits
DMS 1940 Field Experience I 1
DMS 2301 Intermediate Sonographic Scanning 2
DMS 2401 Abdominal Sonography II 4
DMS 2500 Obstetrical Sonography 4
PSY 1060 Cross-Cultural Competency for Health Care Providers 1
Total: 12
Summer Credits
DMS 1950 Field Experience II 2
ENG 1020 College Composition II     or 3
ENG 102H Honors College Composition II 3
Total: 5
Third Credits
DMS 235A Sonographic Principles, Performance, and Safety 2 2
DMS 235B Doppler Principles and Instrumentation 1
DMS 2940 Field Experience III 3
DMS 2985 Physics Review 1
DMS 2991 Sonography Capstone 1
Total: 8
Fourth Credits
DMS 2950 Field Experience IV 1
DMS 2981 Specialty Registry Review 1
DMS XXXX DMS Elective 1 - 2
HTEC 1110 Ethics for Health Care Professionals 1
Total: 4 - 5
Core Program Total / 64 - 65 Hours
Electives Credits
Recommended Electives
Select from the following courses to fulfill the elective requirement. Please check with counseling for transferability.
 
Technical Electives
DMS 1260 Pediatric Cardiovascular Anatomy, Physiology and Assessment 2
DMS 1381 Cardiac Diagnostic Procedures 3
DMS 2330 Sonographic Pathology 3
DMS 2450 Breast Sonography 2
DMS 2650 Pediatric Cardiac Sonography 3
DMS 2750 Principles of Vascular Imaging for Abdomen and Cardiac Sonographers 3
DMS 2960 Supplemental Field Experience 2
DMS 2983 Supplemental Specialty Registry Review 1
1 MATH-1530 or higher will be accepted in place of Math-1410. MATH-1141 or MATH-1280 taken prior to Fall 2016 will be accepted in place of MATH-1410. MATH-1270 taken prior to Spring 2017 will be accepted in place of MATH-1410. MATH-1141, MATH-1270 and MATH-1280 will be accepted for program admission through Fall 2019 and will also meet the College’s math requirement for graduation through Summer 2021.