Diagnostic Medical Sonography Requirements  

Admission Criteria  Technology Requirements  ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Curriculum

PREREQUISITES
These credits will be tabulated into the total credit hours required for this program.
  • SSS 100 - Student Success Seminar 2 Credit Hours
  • ENGL 101T - Composition 3 Credit Hours
  • MATH 114T - College Algebra 3 Credit Hours
  • PHYS 100 - Applied Physics 3 Credit Hours
  • HC 106 - Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) 3 Credit Hours
  • HC 106S - Certified Nursing Clinical (CNA) Clinical 
  • HC 117 - Medical Language 1 Credit Hour
  • HC 119 - Anatomy/Physiology 5 Credit Hours
  • HC 119L - Anatomy/Physiology Lab
FALL SEMESTER
  • CIS 101 - Computer Essentials 2 Credit Hours
  • SPCM 101T - Fundamentals of Speech 3 Credit Hours
  • HC 114 - Health Care/Human Relations 3 Credit Hours
  • DMS 100 - Introduction to DMS 2 Credit Hours
  • DMS 101 - Cross Sectional Anatomy 2 Credit Hours
  • DMS 101L - Cross Sectional Anatomy Lab 1 Credit Hour
SPRING SEMESTER
  • * CPR - CPR Certification
  • DMS 102 - Abdominal Sonography 6 Credit Hours
  • DMS 102L - Abdominal Sonography Lab 3 Credit Hours
  • CV 123 - Ultrasound Physics 3 Credit Hours
  • SOC 150T - Social Problems 3 Credit Hours or 
    • SOC 250T - Courtship and Marriage 3 Credit Hours 
SUMMER SEMESTER
  • PSYC 101T - General Psychology 3 Credit Hours
  • DMS 200 - OB/Gyn Sonography I 3 Credit Hours
  • DMS 200L - OB/Gyn Sonography I Lab 1 Credit Hours
  • DMS 214 - DMS Peripheral Vascular I 1 Credit Hours
  • DMS 214L - DMS Peripheral Vascular I Lab 1 Credit Hours 
FALL SEMESTER
  • DMS 201 - Asepsis for the Sonographer 1 Credit Hours
  • DMS 210 - Acoustical Physics & Instrumentation 1 Credit Hours
  • DMS 210L - Acoustical Physics & Instrumentation Lab 1 Credit Hours
  • DMS 215 - DMS Peripheral Vascular II 1 Credit Hours
  • DMS 215L - Peripheral Vascular Lab 1 Credit Hours
  • DMS 220 - OB/Gyn Sonography II 4 Credit Hours
  • DMS 220L - OB/Gyn Sonography II Lab 1 Credit Hours
  • DMS 230 - Clinical Sonography I 1 Credit Hours
  • DMS 240 - Superficial and Pediatric Sonography 3 Credit Hours
  • DMS 240L - Superficial and Pediatric Sonography Lab 1 Credit Hours 
SPRING SEMESTER
  • DMS 250 - Clinical Sonography II 14 Credit Hours
  • DMS 255 - Registry Review Week 2 Credit Hours 
SUMMER SEMESTER
  • DMS 260 - Clinical Sonography III - 12 Credit Hours

See Additional Details in Catalog

Admission Criteria  

One Standard College Entrance Exam Score: 
  • ACT: 20 
  • SAT: 1030
 And, Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS*):
*TEAS is not required with ACT Math and Reading Subscores of 21 or higher. 
  • Math: 62 
  • Reading: 73 
 
And, One of the Following: 
  • HS GPA: 3.0 GPA 
  • HS coursework: English, Math & Science: B Average 
  • GED: 550 
  • College GPA: 2.5 GPA - Based on 16+ credits
 

Additional Program Requirements  

Background Check and Drug Screen

Completion of a background check and drug screen are required before the Feb. 1 application deadline. 

 Background Check  Drug Screen

Immunizations

This program requires additional immunizations. Please refer to the Health & Human Services Academic Handbook for additional details.

Uniforms

Uniforms are required for this program and are available from the Southeast Tech Bookstore.

Technical Standards

Read the Technical Standards form and review physical requirements. If you apply online, this is part of the application process.

DMS Technical Standards 

Other Required Documentation 

DMS Applicant Requirements   DMS Applicant Evaluation 

DMS Personal Reference Form   DMS Course in Progress Form   DMS Work Experience Form 

Clinical Affiliation
Students will be placed in a clinical affiliation for 7 months in medical centers across the U.S. If a student does not complete specialty sonography classes in three consecutive semesters, Southeast Tech will determine whether courses must be repeated before enrolling in clinical.

 

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical Institute's Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech Support Center.

VIEW BYOL DETAILS

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