2011 - 2012 General Catalogue 
    Jun 06, 2023  
2011 - 2012 General Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Professional Program, Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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Pre-Professional Program

UWA has a linkage program in cooperation with Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Alabama, in various fields of allied health. Students complete academic course work at UWA, then apply to transfer to the professional phase of the program at Wallace State Community College. Students completing the program will be awarded the associate degree from Wallace State. Acceptance into the clinical phase is on a competitive basis as students throughout the state compete for available positions. Students should see UWA Health Linkage Coordinator for additional information.

All associate degree programs at Wallace State require completion of the following courses at UWA with a grade of “C” or higher in each course counted toward the degree:

Total: 32 hours


  • Additional courses are required by each allied health field. These courses along with total semester hour requirement and description are given below for each of the allied health fields.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

This program of study is designed to provide didactic and clinical training in the field of general diagnostic medical sonography. The student receives training in the field of acoustic principles and safety, abdominal, obstetrical, gynecologic, and small parts sonography. Sonography is a technologist-dependent imaging field that places great emphasis on “hands on” training. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply for the national registry examination by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.

Total: 29 hours


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