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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study


DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY Code: 1090 Catalog Year: 2012-2013
Associate of Applied Science Degree   MEC
  Courses Credits Grade
1BIO 141 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4  
1BIO 142 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4  
DMS 100 Orientation to the Sonography Profession 1  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
MTH 151 Mathematics for Liberal Arts I 3  
PHY 101 Intro. to Physics I 4  
SDV 101 Orientation to Healthcare 1  
Total   20  
Two Years
2CST Communication Studies Elective 3  
DMS 190 Coordinated Internship 4  
DMS 196 On-Site Training in General Sonography 1  
DMS 206 Introduction to Sonography 2  
DMS 207 Sectional Anatomy 2  
DMS 208 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation I 2  
DMS 209 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation II 2  
DMS 211 Abdominal Sonography 3  
DMS 212 Obstetrical and Gynecological Sonography 3  
DMS 217 Sectional Anatomy Laboratory 1  
DMS 218 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation Lab I 1  
DMS 219 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation Lab II 1  
DMS 231 Clinical Education I 3  
DMS 232 Clinical Education II 4  
DMS 241 Advanced Abdominal Sonography 3  
DMS 242 Advanced Obstetrical and Gynecological Sonography 3  
DMS 243 Breast Sonography 1  
DMS 290 Coordinated Internship 4  
DMS 299 Supervised Study 1  
HLT 141 Introduction to Medical Terminology 1  
3___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3  
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 1  
4___ Social Science Elective 3  
Total   52  
Total credits for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography A.A.S.=72 (includes 20 prerequisite credits)

1 Although students who have graduated with a transfer-oriented A.A., A.S., or A.A. & S. degree or any baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited United States institution of higher education will have most of their general education considered as met, they must meet the math and science requirements specified for this program. Exceptions must be approved by the division dean responsible for the student's curriculum.

2 The CST elective may be selected from CST 229 Intercultural Communication, CST 110 Intro. to Communication, CST 115 Small Group Communication, or CST 126 Interpersonal Communication.

3 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.

4 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.