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Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program - Degree Option

Hawkeye Community College and Allen students interested in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program should take the each of the following courses.


  • ENG105 Composition I
  • ENG106 Composition II
  • SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication

Social Sciences

  • SOC110 Intro to Sociology
  • PSY111 Intro to Psychology
  • Social Science electives (9 credits)

    Allen College defines a Social Science elective as Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology electives.

    Examples may include, but are not limited to, courses with corresponding prefixes: GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, SOC, and CRJ.

Natural Sciences

  • BIO168 Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/lab AND
    BIO173 Human A & P II w/lab (must be taken at the same institution as A&P I)


    BIO159 Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology AND
    BIO163 Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology

  • PHY162 College Physics

  • MAT122 College Algebra
    MAT156 Statistics

  • Math / Science electives (6 credits)

Diversity Course

  • Any course exploring another culture; for example, courses with the corresponding prefix CLS.

Elective Courses

11-16 credits of elective courses.

Recommended electives include: Management, Economics, Finance, Computer Science, Human Growth and Development, Ethics.

Examples may include, but are not limited to, courses with corresponding prefixes: MGT, ECN, FIN, CSC, PSY, and PHI.

Program Admission

A 2.7 GPA is required for admission into Diagnostic Medical Sonography program.

Meeting admission criteria does not guarantee admission into the program.

All students will be subject to a background check prior to admission and licensure.


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