Diagnostic Medical Sonography - AAS

Offered at: Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Hazard Community and Technical College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 5109107019

Curriculum Effective Spring Semester

Course Title Credits
General Education
MAT 150College Algebra3
ENG 101Writing I3
Heritage/Humanities3
Social/Behavioral Sciences3
Select one of the following two options:4-8
Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Laboratory
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Laboratory
Basic Anatomy and Physiology with Laboratory
Select one of the following three options:3-4
Introductory Physics I
Introductory Physics II
Applied Physics
Subtotal19-24
Supportive Courses
AHS 120Medical Terminology1
Select one of the following three options:0-4
Nursing Assistant Skills I
Medicaid Nurse Aide
and CPR for Healthcare Professionals
Health Care Basic Skills I
Subtotal1-5
General Education and Supportive Subtotal20-29
Students must complete one of the tracks listed below to complete the AAS requirements.

Cardiac Sonography Track

Offered at: Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 510910708

Course Title Credits
General Education and Supportive Subtotal20-29
DMS 119Ultrasonic Physics and Instrumentation6
DMS 146Cardiac Techniques I12
DMS 147Cardiac Clinical Education I1
DMS 207Cardiac Techniques II7
DMS 216Cardiac Techniques III3
DMS 246Cardiac Review1
DMS 247Cardiac Clinical Education II2
DMS 248Cardiac Clinical Education III6
DMS 249Cardiac Clinical Education IV8
Total Credits66-75

General Sonography Track

Offered at: Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Hazard Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 510910706

Course Title Credits
General Education and Supportive Subtotal20-29
NAA 100Nursing Assistant Skills I3
or HST 101 Health Care Basic Skills I
DMS 111Abdominal Sonography7
DMS 116OB/GYN Sonography6
DMS 119Ultrasonic Physics and Instrumentation6
DMS 199Online Physics Review1
DMS 201Online Abdomen Review1
DMS 202Online OB/GYN Review1
Select 17 credit hours from the following three clinical courses:17
Clinical Education I
Clinical Education II
Clinical Education III
Total Credits62-71

General/Vascular Sonography Track

Offered at: Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Hazard Community and Technical College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 510910705

Course Title Credits
General Education and Supportive Subtotal20-29
DMS 109Sonography I7
DMS 115Sonography II6
DMS 119Ultrasonic Physics and Instrumentation6
DMS 255Vascular Technology6
DMS 260Vascular Clinical Education6
Select 17 credit hours from the following three clinical courses:17
Clinical Education I
Clinical Education II
Clinical Education III
Total Credits68-77

Vascular Sonography Track

Offered at: Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 510910707

Course Title Credits
General Education and Supportive Subtotal20-29
DMS 117Vascular Sonography I7
DMS 118Vascular Sonography II6
DMS 119Ultrasonic Physics and Instrumentation6
DMS 136Vascular Clinical Education I4
DMS 204Online Vascular Review2
DMS 206Online Vascular Sonography III3
DMS 236Vascular Clinical Education II8
DMS 237Vascular Clinical Education III5
Total Credits61-70