CURRICULAR GUIDE

Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0263  (Effective Fall 2000 - Summer 2002)

This certificate of achievement track to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography
program prepares students for examination by the American Registry of Diagnostic
Medical Sonographers. Students seeking an associate degree in DMS should follow
the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Associate in Applied Science Degree, curriculum
code 0790.

This is a selective admission program. In order to be considered as a candidate
for this program, students must have graduated from an accredited program of
Radiologic Technology, Registered Nursing, or Respiratory Therapy, and must also
meet basic admission requirements beyond those required for admission to the
College. Many of the courses for this program are open only to students
officially admitted to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program.

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment and
advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

The admission and/or graduation requirements for this program may change each
academic year. The program requirements below apply only to those students who
have been admitted to the program for the 2000/2001 academic year. For the most
recent and complete information, interested students should contact the
Admissions Office, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center, Room 2200, telephone
number (517) 483-1254.

For current information about admission requirements, students must contact the
Admissions Office, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center, Room 2200, telephone
number (517) 483-1254.)

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 44 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
IDMS 201    General Sonography I: Abdomen                                    4
IDMS 202    OB/GYN Sonography I                                              4
IDMS 234    Sonographic Physics                                              2
IDMS 245    Sonographic Instrumentation                                      2
IDMS 265    General Sonography II                                            4
IDMS 266    OB/GYN Sonography II                                             3
IDMS 280    Clinical Experience I                                            7
IDMS 281    Clinical Experience II                                           7
IDMS 282    Clinical Experience III                                         11
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   44

Students are admitted to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program in the summer
and will be assigned to begin IDMS courses in the fall. Courses are offered once
a year in the following sequence.
I                 II                III
IDMS 201          IDMS 245          IDMS 282
IDMS 202          IDMS 265
IDMS 234          IDMS 266
IDMS 280          IDMS 281