DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY PROGRAM
ADMISSION AND PROGRESSION POLICY
Checklist for Application
verify all qualifications have been satisfied by the end of the preceding
Fall semester of application.
- Submit application for the
professional sequence between January 15th and 30th for
consideration to enter the Professional Sequence the following Fall
COURSES AND REQUIREMENTS:
- MATH 115,
equivalency or proficiency (Math ACT subscore of 24 or higher), BIOL 109, PHYS
130, ENGL 150, and MRIS 102, with a letter grade of “C” or better within two attempts or competencies
are required for admission to the program.
- A student
must maintain a college GPA of 2.50.
- Group Advising will be offered Fall and Spring Semesters. Notices will be posted on
campus for the
dates and times for group advising. It is the student’s
responsibility to attend a group advising session each semester. Updates regarding the program
announced during theses meeting times so it is crucial that the student
- A letter
grade of “C” or higher is required for all Sonography Program courses
including core and general education courses.
student that receives less than a “C” in one SONO course must stop the Sonography sequence. They must re-apply to the program to repeat the course the
next time it is offered (if a
seat is available).
- A student
receiving a grade of less than a “C” in any two SONO courses (or two unsuccessful attempts in the
same course) will be dismissed from the program.
following courses must be passed with a C or better within three attempts: CCHS 101, CCHS 102, PSYC 150, ENGL 250,
COMM 105 or 221and PHIL 216 or 320 or the student will be dismissed from
- All general
education requirements must be completed before internship. Any student not completing
education requirements will not be allowed to enter internship.
- If at any
time a student’s college GPA falls below a 2.0 they will be dismissed from
the Sonography program.
Any student with a conviction
or criminal record is advised to contact the American Registry of Diagnostic
Medical Sonography at 301-738-8401or www.ardms.org in regards to their
ability to take the registry examinations upon completion of the program
- Students may need to
relocate for clinical internship during the second year of the program
- Information in regard
to the DMS program is mailed to last address provided. It is the student’s responsibility
maintain current contact information with the college. Contact the Timme Center for
to update your records