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    Tulsa Community College
   
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017-2018 College Catalog 
  
2017-2018 College Catalog

Degree Map: Diagnostic Medical Sonography AAS


This degree map provides the semester-by-semester course sequencing a full-time student will follow to complete this degree.  To earn the Associate in Applied Science degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework required for the degree.

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion. 

Prerequisites

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ALDH 1013 - Applied Medical Physics  or PHYS 1114 - General Physics I (L)   3-4
BIOL 1314 - Human Anatomy and Physiology   4
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
MATH 1513 - Precalculus I (A)   3
Total Credit Hours 13-14

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.  A 2.5 overall GPA is required for admission to the program. 
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteeer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor or assigned department faculty advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

First Semester (Fall)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ALDH 1323 - Medical Terminology   3
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking   3
DMS 1002 - Introduction to Diagnostic Medical Sonography   2
DMS 1103 - Acoustical Physics and Instrumentation I   3
Total Credit Hours 11

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status. 
  • Students must maintain a 2.5 overall GPA to progress in the program.
  • All DMS course work and scan competencies must be passed with a 75% or better to progress in the program.
  • All DMS lab competencies must be passed with a “C” or better.
  • All risk management requirements must be completed in preparation for the clinical setting (CPR, vaccinations, flu shot, TB test, etc.) including clearance on background check and negative drug screen.
  • Meet with an academic advisor or assigned department faculty advisor one time each semester, or as needed.

Second Semester (Spring)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
DMS 1213 - Acoustical Physics and Instrumentation II   3
DMS 1223 - Abdominal Sonography I   3
DMS 1233 - OB/GYN Sonography I   3
DMS 1242 - Sonography Clinical Practice I   2
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
Total Credit Hours 14

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Students must maintain a 2.5 overall GPA to progress in the program.
  • All DMS course work and scan competencies must be passed with a 75% or better to progress in the program.
  • All DMS lab competencies must be passed with a “C” or better.
  • Meet with an academic advisor or assigned department faculty advisor one time each semester, or as needed.
  • At the successful completion of this semester, students are required to take their SPI (Sonography Physics and Instrumentation) exam with ARDMS (American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers).

Third Semester (Summer)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
DMS 1223 - Abdominal Sonography I   3
DMS 1252 - Sonography Clinical Practice II   2
Total Credit Hours 5

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Students must maintain a 2.5 overall GPA to progress in the program.
  • All DMS course work and scan competencies must be passed with a 75% or better to progress in the program.
  • All DMS lab competencies must be passed with a “C” or better.
  • Meet with an academic advisor or assigned department faculty advisor one time each semester, or as needed.

Fourth Semester (Fall)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
DMS 2035 - Sonography Clinical Practice III   5
DMS 2123 - Abdominal Sonography II   3
DMS 2133 - OB/GYN Sonography II   3
Total Credit Hours 11

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Students must maintain a 2.5 overall GPA to progress in the program.
  • All DMS course work and scan competencies must be passed with a 75% or better to progress in the program.
  • All DMS lab competencies must be passed with a “C” or better.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check. Meet with assigned department faculty advisor as needed.

Fourth Semester (Spring)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
DMS 2131 - Ultrasound Seminar   1
DMS 2148 - Sonography Clinical Practice IV   8
DMS 2153 - Vascular Ultrasound   3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Students must maintain a 2.5 overall GPA to graduate in the program.
  • All DMS course work and scan competencies must be passed with a 75% or better.
  • All DMS lab competencies must be passed with a “C” or better.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.
  • It is recommended that students apply to sit for ARDMS Speciality Exam(s).