Documentation of four (4) quality hours of observation signed by ARDMS/RT(S) registered sonographer Unofficial copy of transcripts from all colleges previously attended including LBWCC o Pre-Sonography courses, with the exception of physics, must be completed by the end of the spring term of the year applying. Proof of ACT score of 19 or higher* Handbook Verification Form Three (3) signed letters of reference Essay – (one page minimum) “Why I want to be a Sonographer” 4. Receive a composite score of 19 on the ACT exam.* 5. Complete all pre- sonography courses with a minimum of a “C” (Cumulative GPA of 2.5)** 6. Meet the essential functions or technical standards required for sonography. Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is competitive and the number of students is limited by the number of faculty and clinical facilities available. Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance. *Applicants that have successfully completed an AAS or AS Degree in a related healthcare field such as Nursing, Radiological Technology, etc. or applicants that possess a Bachelor or Master’s Degree in any career field will be considered for admittance on a case by case basis and may be exempt from the ACT requirement. Superscores are not accepted.
**If the student has a Radiographic Physics (3 or 4 credit) that has been taken, this may possibly substitute for PHY 112 with staff approval.
Progression: A minimum grade of 75 is required for progression to the next Diagnostic Medical Sonography courses in the program’s required course sequence. Failure to do so will result in dismissal from the program.
Program-level Student Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program:
1. Students will be able to perform a variety of sonographic procedures. 2. Students will be able to explain important concepts related to the sonographic profession. 3. Students will be able to function effectively in a complex medical environment. 4. Students will be able to produce and analyze sonographic images.
Typical Student Load and Courses by Semester
Note: This is a sample course sequence. Courses scheduled each semester may vary according to student progress and the need for developmental classes.
2022-23 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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