Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Arkansas State University
Degree:  Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science
Major:  Diagnostic Medical Sonography
2006-2007
This program exceeds 8 semesters.
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
BIOL 1003 Biological Science 3 X   ART, MUS or THEA 2503 or ENG 2003 or 2013 OR PHIL 1103 Fine Arts Visual, Musical or Theatre or Intro to Lit. Western World I or II or Intro to Philosophy 3 X
BIOL 1001 Biological Science Lab 1 X   CS 1043 Intro to Computers 3  
MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 X   SOC 2213 Prin of Sociology 3 X
HP 1913 Making Connections  - Health Professions (FYE) 3     Elective Student's choice as may be needed for scholarship or financial aid    
Elective Student's choice as may be needed for scholarship or financial aid              
Total Hours   13     Total Hours   12  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ZOOL 2003 Human A&P I 3     ZOOL 2013 Human A&P II 3  
ZOOL 2001 Human A&P I - lab 1     ZOOL 2011 Human A&P II - lab 1  
SCOM 1203 Speech Communications 3 X   PHSC 1203 Physical Science 3 X
ANTH 2233 or GEOG 2613 or HIST 1013 or 1023 Intro to Anthropology or Intro to Geog. Or World Civ. To 1660 or from 1660 3 X   PHSC 1201 Physical Science - Lab 1 X
ART, MUS or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual, Musical or Theatre 3 X   NRS 2203 Basic Human Nutrition 3 X
Elective Student's choice as may be needed for scholarship or financial aid       ENG 2003 or 2013 or PHIL 1103 Intro to Lit - Western World I or WW II or Intro to Philosophy 3 X
          Elective Student's choice as may be needed for scholarship or financial aid    
Total Hours   13     Total Hours   14  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
PSY 2013 Psychology 3 X   HP 3003 General Gross Anatomy 3  
HIST 2763 OR 2773 or POSC 2103  US to 1876 or since 1876 OR Intro to US Government 3 X   PHIL 3713 Ethics Health Profession 3  
ZOOL 3143 Pathophysiology 3     HP 2013 Medical Terminology 3  
PHYS 2133 Physics for Health Professions 3     Gen Ed Enhancement Any gen ed course not previously taken or course from enhancement list 3  
Elective Student's choice as may be needed for scholarship or financial aid       Elective Student's choice as may be needed for scholarship or financial aid    
Total Hours   12     Total Hours   12  
Summer I & Summer II (10 Week Courses)    
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed          
RSU 4102 Intro to Ultrasound 2            
RSU 4112 Sectional Anatomy: Sonography 2            
RSU 4122 Small Parts 2            
RSU 4134 Intro to Sonography Lab 4            
Total Hours   10            
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
RSU 4223 Adbomen Sonography 3     RSU 4613 Ob/Gyn Sonography 3  
RSU 4232 Abdomen Sonography Lab 2     RSU 4322 Ob/Gyn Sonography Lab 2  
RSU 4213 Physics & Instrumentation I 3     RSU 4323 Physics and Intstrumentation II 3  
RSU 4513 Ultrasound Clinical I 3     RSU 4523 Ultrasound Clinical II 3  
RS 3122 Legal and Regulatory Environment 2     RS 4343 Rad. Administrative Concepts 3  
Total Hours   13     Total Hours   14  
Summer I    Summer I & II
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
RSU 4534 Ultrasound Clinical III 4     RSU 4544 Ultrasound Clinical IV 4  
          RS 3133 Sectional Anatomy 3  
Total Hours   4     Total Hours   7  
Year 5    
Fall Semester    
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed          
RSU 4413 Vascular Sonography 3            
RSU 4422 Vascular Sonography Lab 2            
RSU 4433 Vascular Physics 3            
RSU 4552 Ultrasound Clinical V 2            
RS 4112 Radiologic Research Analysis 2            
Total Hours   12            
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 69     Total Degree Hours 136  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
69 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
136 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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