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College of Nursing

BS 4-Year Program of Study

Suggested Plan of Study for Students Entering as Freshmen

Degree Requirements

Credits: minimum of 180 credits
Credits in major: 130
*GPA cumulative minimum: 2.5
*GPA major minimum: 2.5

*Students must earn a GPA minimum cumulative of 2.5 and a GPA minimum of 2.5 in pre-requisite courses to begin major.

4-Year Program for Freshman

Curriculum Notes

  • All major courses must be graded "C" (2.0) or better.
  • Students begin their Diagnostic Ultrasound coursework in their junior year after successful completion of general and prerequisite requirements. Students enter the program as a cohort, or class, and progress through their course of study together. Courses in the curriculum are integrated and must be taken in order.
  • Students choose to pursue either a General Vascular (GV) or Cardiovascular (CV) track of study.
  • For complete information on courses, prerequisites, etc., use this information in conjunction with the online Catalog (http://catalog.seattleu.edu/) for the current year.

The example below assumes you have completed no degree requirements. Your personal program of study may vary from this due to prior educational experience or individual goals. This program of study is subject to change.

4-Year Program of Study

All students select either a cardiac/vascular sonography or general/vascular sonography track focus.

G=General/Vascular track courses
C=Cardiac/Vascular track courses

Freshman

Fall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
MATH 1021 Precalculus Algebra (5)
CHEM 1500 & 1501 General Chemistry I w Lab (5)
UCOR 1XXX (5)
BIOL 1610 & 1611 Biology I w Lab (5)
UCOR 1XXX (5)
UCOR 1XXX (5)
BIOL 1620 & 1621 Biology II w Lab (5)
MATH 1230 Calculus for Life Sciences (5)
UCOR 1XXX (5)
Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15

Sophomore

Fall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
BIOL 2200 Anatomy & Physiology I w Lab (5)
PHYS 1050 Mechanics w Lab (5)
UCOR 2XXX (5)
BIOL 2210 Anatomy & Physiology II w Lab (5)
PHYS 1060 Sound, Waves, Electricity, Magnetism w Lab (5)
UCOR 2XXX (5)
UCOR 2XXX (5)
UCOR 3XXX (5)
UCOR 3XXX (5)
Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15

Junior

Fall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
DIUS 3040 Pathophysiology (4)
DIUS 3060 Anatomical-Cross Sections (1)
DIUS 3250 Vascular Sonography I (3)
DIUS 3310 Abdominal Sonography I (3)
DIUS 3320
Echocardiography I (3)
DIUS 3260 & 3460 Vascular Sonography II w Lab (5)
DIUS 3500
Ultrasound Physics (3)
DIUS 3700 Global Perspectives in Health (4)
DIUS 3370 & 3410-G Abdominal Sonography II w Lab -OR-
DIUS 3600 & 3420-C Echocardiography II w Lab (5)
DIUS 3270 & 3470 Vascular Sonography III w Lab (4)
DIUS 3750 Ultrasound Instrumentation (4)
UCOR 3XXX (5)
DIUS 3380 & 3400-G OB/GYN Sonography I w Lab -OR-
DIUS 3610 & 3430-C Echocardiography III w Lab (5)
Total Credits: 14 Total Credits: 17 Total Credits: 18

Senior

Fall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
DIUS 4710 Internship I (8)
DIUS 4870 Senior Seminar I (2)
DIUS 4880 Senior Thesis (2)
DIUS 4720 Internship II (8)
DIUS 4870 Senior Seminar II (2)
DIUS 4880 Senior Thesis (2)
DIUS 4730 Internship III (10)
DIUS 4870 Senior Seminar III (2)
Total Credits: 12 Total Credits: 12 Total Credits: 12
Summer Quarter
DIUS 4740 Internship IV (8)
DIUS 4870 Senior Seminar IV (2)
Total Credits: 10

Core Module I Requirements

  • UCOR 1100 Academic Writing Seminar
  • UCOR 1300 Creative Expression and Interpretation
  • UCOR 1400-1440 Inquiry Seminar in the Humanities
  • UCOR 1600-1640 Inquiry Seminar in the Social Sciences

Core Module II Requirements

  • UCOR 2100 Theological Exploration
  • UCOR 2500 Philosophy of the Human Person
  • UCOR 2920 Ethical Reasoning (Health Care Ethics)

Core Module III Requirements

  • UCOR 3100 Religion in a Global Context
  • UCOR 34XX Humanities and Global Challenges
  • UCOR 36XX Social Sciences and Global Challenges 

Work closely with your academic advisor to plan your program of study and the other co-curricular components of your educational plan.  

BS in Diagnostic Ultrasound Information Sessions

Monday, November 13, 2017

5 p.m.-6 p.m., Admissions & Alumni Building

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