Tyler Junior College

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diagnostic Medical Sonography (AAS)

Total Semester Hours: 68
Prerequisites

BIOL 2404 Anatomy & Physiology
PHYS 1405 Elementary Physics
MATH 1314 College Algebra
First Aid Elective
PHED 1166 First Aid-CPR
PHED 1206 First Aid
Note: All prerequisites must be completed by the end of the spring semester prior to admittance into the DMS program.

Semester I

DMSO 1441 Abdominopelvic Sonography
DMSO 1302 Basic Ultrasound Physics
DMSO 1210 Introduction to Sonography
DMSO 1266 Practicum I-Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound
ENGL 1301 Composition I

Semester II

DMSO 1342 Intermediate Ultrasound Physics
DMSO 2505 Sonography of Obstetrics/Gynecology
DMSO 1267 Practicum II-Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound
Select 1 Communications Core course;  (See Core Curriculum)

Semester III

DMSO 2441 Sonography of Abdominopelvic Pathology
DMSO 2343 Advanced Ultrasound Principles and Instrumentation
DMSO 2266 Practicum III-Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing OR
    ITSC 1309 Integral Software Applications I
Select 1 Language, Philosophy and Culture Core course; OR
    Select 1 Creative Arts Core course;  (See Core Curriculum)

Semester IV

DMSO 2345 Advanced Sonography Practices
DMSO 2353 Sonography of Superficial Structures
DMSO 2367 Practicum IV
Select 1 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core course; (See Core Curriculum)

Courses titled in bold type represent general education courses.

Graduates are eligible to apply for admission to sit for the registry examinations in Abdomen, Obstetrics and Physics as administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).

Special admissions and retention rules apply. Department-specific courses must be taken in sequence and may have a prerequisite course. Courses must be completed with a ā€œCā€ or better for completion of degree. Contact the department chair for details.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Contact Information

Pamela Brower, BHSc, RVT, RVS
Department Chair
Office: Pirtle T-349

Email: pbro@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2668

Advising contact: 903-510-2662