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Department of Diagnostic Ultrasound
901 12th Ave. P.O. Box 222000Seattle, WA 98122-1090
1020 East Jefferson
Seattle, WA 98122
Individuals may apply for the major of diagnostic ultrasound as freshmen or transfer students from other colleges. Transfer applicants and change of major students will be considered according to admission requirements of the College of Science and Engineering and the department of diagnostic ultrasound. Some supplementary materials are required with transfer student applications. Applicants are encouraged to participate in volunteer or paid health care related activities that promote the development of communication and interpersonal skills and provide an opportunity to evaluate their own suitability to work with patients and the public. All majors are required to meet with program faculty prior to progressing to the third year. You may also search the 2012-2013 Seattle University Undergraduate Catalog.
The Typical Two Year Program of Study for all students
The Typical Four Year Program of Study for the Cardiac Vascular Track.
The Typical Four Year Program of Study for the General Vascular Track.
Previous Science courses must have been taken within the last 5 years, and previous Math courses must have been taken within the last 10 years.
The Diagnostic Ultrasound Supplemental Admissions Application
Supplemental Application for Diagnostic Ultrasound
Seattle University Undergraduate Common, Transfer, and Supplemental Applications
Seattle University Undergraduate Common Web
PREREQUISITES FOR DIAGNOSTIC ULTRASOUND + PREREQUISITES
All prerequisites must be completed prior to beginning the junior year Diagnostic Ultrasound courses. These prerequisite courses are:
Biology 161/171: General Biology I w/Lab 5
Biology 200 & 210: Anatomy & Physiology I & II 5/5
Biology Elective: Must be above Biology 161 equivalent 5
Physics 105 & 106 Requires Math Prerequisite 5/5
Choose one Mathematics course below for 5 credits
Mathematics 130 or Business Calculus
Math 131 Calculus for Life Sciences
Accepted students are sent copies of degree check sheets indicating remaining course work to be completed.
BIOL 161/171 General Biology I w/Lab 5 Credits
BIOL 166 General Biology II 5 Credits
BIOL 167 General Biology III 5 Credits
Survey of the biological world, concepts and principles. I) cell biology, metabolism, respiration, photosynthesis, and genetics. II) Evolution, diversity, and comparison of groups of living organisms. III) Development and differentiation; comparative functions of tissues and organ systems; ecology. Four lecture and three laboratory hours per week. Prerequisite; high school algebra and chemistry, BIOL 161 prerequisite to BIOL 166 and 167. (BIOL 161 I offered in fall, winter, BIOL II offered winter, BIOL III offered spring)
BIOL 200 Anatomy and Physiology I 5 Credits
Major structural and functional systems of the human body. Cells, tissue, bone, muscle, and nervous system. Laboratory emphasis on microscopic and gross anatomy. Credits not applicable for biology major. Four lecture and three laboratory hours per week.
BIOL 210 Anatomy and Physiology II 5 Credits
Major structural and functional systems of the human body. Digestive, circulatory, respiratory, endocrine, urinary and reproductive systems. Physiological interactions among systems. Laboratory emphasis on physiology. Credits not applicable for biology major. Four lecture and three laboratory hours per week. Prerequisite; BIOL 200, winter
MATH 130 Elements of Calculus for Business 5 Credits
Limits; continuity; rate of change; derivative, basic differentiation formulas, extrema; area under a curve; the definite integral and applications or MATH graphing calculator required. Prerequisite a grade of “C-” or better in MATH 118 or MATH 120, satisfactory score on the Mathematics Placement Exam. (fall winter, spring)
MATH 131 Calculus for Life Sciences 5 Credits
Limits; rate of change; derivatives; basic differentiation formulas, extrema; the definite integral. Applications to the life and social sciences. Graphing calculator required. Prerequisite: a grade of “C-“ or better in MATH 120 and MATH 121, or satisfactory score on the Mathematics Placement Exam. Co-requisite: MATH 121, unless exempted by qualifying examination (spring)
PHYS 105 Mechanics 5 Credits
A non-calculus survey of classical mechanics. Topics covered include kinematics in one and two dimensions; dynamics. Newton’s laws and gravitation; work and energy; momentum, rotational motion, and equilibrium. Course includes laboratory component. Prerequisites’: MATH 120, MATH 121, or equivalent. (fall) formerly titled Mechanics and Sound.
PHYS 106 Waves, Sound, Electricity, and Magnetism 5 Credits
Continuation of the non-calculus survey of introductory physics. Topics covered include fluids, simple harmonic motion; mechanical waves and sound; electric charge; field, and potential; electric energy and capacitance; electric current and resistance; magnetic fields and electromagnetic induction. Course includes laboratory component. Prerequisite: PHYS 105 (winter) formerly Titled Electricity, Magnetism and Thermodynamics.
If you are interested in applying for Fall 2014 Junior class, your Commons, Undergraduate & Supplemental applications must be received by the Seattle University Admissions office prior to January 5, 2014.
Please take a look at the 2012-2013 for policy information, campus resources, and academic calendar.
Transfer Guide equivalencies for Prerequisites
The next information session will be April 15, 2013 Teilhard de Chardin Hall room 144
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