Jan 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin

Radiologic and Imaging Sciences Major (Track 2B) General Sonography and Echocardiography Specialty, B.S.


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The Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program at USI is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org).

Radiologic and Imaging Sciences Degree Requirements


Refer to the Radiologic and Imaging Sciences  section of the bulletin for an overview of the Radiologic and Imaging Sciences program, including available tracks and admission requirements.

Candidates for the Radiologic and Imaging Sciences must meet the following general requirements and complete the Radiologic and Imaging Sciences professional courses required for the specialty area of study:

  • Complete the USI Core 39
  • Maintain a grade of C or better in all Radiologic and Imaging Sciences courses and other selected courses
  • Maintain a 2.0 grade point average or better.

Radiologic and Imaging Sciences: Track 2


Diagnostic Medical Sonography Curriculum

Students in the Radiologic and Imaging Sciences major who follow Track 2 - Diagnostic Medical Sonography complete three years of common curriculum, then select one of two options to complete degree requirements:

  1. General Sonography + Vascular Specialty (Track 2A)
  2. General Sonography + Echocardiography Specialty (Track 2B)

A grade of C or better is required for all radiologic and imaging sciences courses, plus select Core 39 courses.  A typical semester-by-semester class schedule is shown here.

First Year


Spring Semester (15 hours)


Second Year


Fall Semester (13 hours)


Spring Semester (12 hours)


Third Year


General Sonography + Echocardiography Specialty


Fourth Year


Fall Semester (12 hours)


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