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DMS Curriculum

For the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at TCC

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Curriculum

Associate of Applied Sciences Degree

Requirements
Degree Program

Complete prerequisites and apply to the DMS program

Before applying to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, be sure to complete all program prerequisites.

Application available on TCC Student Portal April 1 - July 1. Apply by 5 p.m. July 1. 

Learn more about the application process

Program Curriculum

Students complete the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program over seven consecutive quarters. Please note that this degree requires students to complete a clinical seminar during summer quarter. This program is 109 - 119 credits.

First Quarter (Fall)

Course Name Course Number Credits
Sonography Lab I DMS 101 2
Ultrasound Cross Sectional Anatomy with Lab DMS 105 5
Pathophysiology I DMS 110 3
Abdominal Sonography DMS 120 3
Physics & Instrumentation I DMS 130 3
Orientation to Diagnostic Medical Sonography DMS 175 2
  Total Credits: 18

Second Quarter (Winter)

Course Name Course Number Credits
Sonography Lab II DMS 102 3
Pathophysiology II DMS 111 3
Small Parts and Superficial Structures DMS 121 3
Gynecologic Sonography DMS 122 3
Ultrasound Physics & Instrumentation II DMS 131 3
  Total Credits: 15

Third Quarter (Spring)

Course Name Course Number Credits
Sonography Lab III DMS 103 2
Obstetrical Sonography & Pathophysiology DMS 123 5
Advanced Sonography DMS 125 2
Patient Care/Scope of Practice DMS 140 2
Introduction to Clinical DMS 150 2
  Total Credits: 13

Fourth Quarter (Summer)

Course Name Course Number Credits
Ultrasound Clinical I DMS 151 13
Clinical Seminar I DMS 160 2
  Total Credits: 15
     
     
     

Fifth Quarter (Fall)

Course Name Course Number Credits
Ultrasound Clinical II DMS 250 13
Ultrasound Seminar and Critique II DMS 260 2
Independent Study DMS 299 3-13
  Total Credits: 18 - 28

Sixth Quarter (Winter)

Course Name Course Number Credits
Ultrasound Clinical III DMS 251 13
Ultrasound Seminar and Critique III DMS 261 2
  Total Credits: 15

Seventh Quarter (Spring)

Course Name Course Number Credits
Ultrasound Clinical IV DMS 252 13
Sonography Registry Review DMS 270 2
  Total Credits: 15

Total Program Credits ................................. .............109-119

Questions?

Contact Shea Bower, BS, RDMS Program Director