Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Associate of Applied Science

Associate Degree Track

This is a limited-entry program accepting students only in the fall semester. Criteria and factors used in evaluating applicants include the following:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Completion of all Core Requirements and Related Requirements with a GPA of 3.0 or higher (no more than one final grade of C is allowed in the prerequisite courses)
  • County of residence

(Associate Degree 88 credits)

NOTE: No more than one final grade of C is allowed in any course. This rule does not apply to courses listed under Technical Requirements.

Core Requirements
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition 14
ENGL 218GTechnical and Scientific Communication 13
or COMM 253G Public Speaking
MATH 121GCollege Algebra 13
PHYS 211GGeneral Physics I 13
PSY 201GIntroduction to Psychology 13
or SOC 201G Contemporary Social Problems
Related Requirements
AHS 120Medical Terminology3
AHS 202Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care3
BIOL 225Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIOL 226Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
BIOL 227Pathophysiology3
CHEM 110GPrinciples and Applications of Chemistry 14
or CHEM 111G General Chemistry I
Technical Requirements
DMS 101Introduction to Sonography2
DMS 110Ultrasound Physics4
DMS 112Abdominal Sonography I4
DMS 113GYN Sonography3
DMS 114OB Sonography4
DMS 115Abdominal Sonography II3
DMS 116Introduction to Vascular Technology3
DMS 117Advanced Sonographic Procedures2
DMS 118Neurosonography2
DMS 120Clinical Internship I4
DMS 122Clinical Internship II4
DMS 124Clinical Internship III8
DMS 126Clinical Internship IV8
Total Credits88
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Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.

Course Fees

In addition to tuition, a fee of $175 is charged for each of the following courses:

DMS 120Clinical Internship I4
DMS 122Clinical Internship II4
DMS 124Clinical Internship III8
DMS 126Clinical Internship IV8