Program LengthTwenty-seven (27) months
Possible CareersRegistered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS)
- Previously completed courses that will complete the domain requirements of this bachelor’s degree
- GPA of 3.0 or better (a higher GPA is more competitive)
- Eight (8) hours of observation in Medical Sonography (preferably at LLUMC) is required prior to interview.
- Attend a program information session before the interview
Applicants must complete the following subjects at an accredited college or university prior to entering the program. The requirements for meeting these courses may have already been met by completing a prior degree, prior courses, and JRCDMS required courses.
Humanities(Minimum 20 quarter/14 semester units min.)
Choose a minimum of three areas from: history, literature, philosophy, foreign language, art/music appreciation/history. Included in this minimum must be 4 quarter units of religion per year of attendance at an SDA college/university.
Natural Sciences (Minimum of 12 quarter/8 semesterunits. Must be completed within the past 5 years.)
Please note that the required JRCDMS courses of General/Intro to Physics (no lab required), Human Anatomy & Physiology with lab (complete sequence), and College Algebra meet this requirement.
Social Sciences (12 quarter/8 semester units min.)
Choose two areas from the categories of Psychology, Sociology, Lifespan Development, Anthropology, Economics, Geography.
Communication (Minimum of 9 quarter/6 semester units)
Freshman Composition, complete sequence (required), Oral Communication
Health and Wellness (minimum of 3 quarter/2 semester units)
Must include Physical Education (2 activity courses), and Personal Health or Nutrition
Electives (to meet minimum total of 105 quarter/70 semester units)
Please Note: “C minus” grades are not transferable for credit
*All students are required to take and pass the ARDMS SPI exam before completion of the program.