BS 2-Year Transfer Program of Study

Suggested Plan of Study for Junior Transfer Students

A student's actual plan of study may vary due to prior educational experience or individual goals. 

Important Major Information

Total Credits: 109 credits
Minimum Credits for Graduation: 
Minimum Cumulative GPA:
Minimum Major GPA: 3.0 (some scholarship may require higher)

Resources for Success

Curriculum Notes

  • All major courses must be graded C (2.0) or better to progress in the program.
  • Students enter the program as a cohort, or class, and progress through their courses of study together. Courses in the curriculum are integrated and must be taken in order.
  • Students are expected to be available the first day of the quarter through the last day of finals to meet course requirements.
  • Clinical courses are scheduled on a full-time basis and follow the academic calendar for university closure and holidays observed.
  • Clinical placements are arranged and randomly assigned based on specific criteria for each site.
  • Some clinical placements are outside the state of Washington or the Greater Seattle area.
  • Health requirements for the program and clinical placement can be found on our website.
  • For complete information on courses, prerequisites, etc., use this information in conjunction with the online Catalog ( for the current year.

Prerequisite Courses

  • MATH 1021 Precalculus Algebra (5 cr)
  • MATH 1022 Precalculus Trigonometry (2 cr)
  • CHEM 1500/1501 General Chemistry I with lab (5 cr) - Recommended for Fall 2024, Required for Fall 2025
  • PHYS 1050/1051 Mechanics (algebra-based) with lab (5 cr)
  • PHYS 1060/1061 Waves, Sound, Electricity, and Magnetism (algebra-based) with lab (5 cr)
  • BIOL 1610/1611  General Biology I with lab (5 cr) - Recommended for Fall 2024, Required for Fall 2025
  • BIOL 2200 Anatomy and Physiology I with lab (5 cr)
  • BIOL 2210 Anatomy and Physiology II with lab (5 cr)

Questions about Prerequisites or Transfer Application Process?

Visit the Transfer Equivalency Guide on the Transfer Tools site for more information on how your credits may transfer to SU. Some courses not listed on the Transfer Equivalency Guide may still transfer to SU. For courses not found on this tool, compare course descriptions with SU’s course catalog to determine equivalent courses at your college/university.

Visit How to Apply for more information about the application process and requirements or email the Undergraduate Admissions Office at

2-Year Typical Junior Transfer Program of Study

Typical program of study for Academic Year 2022-2023. Number of credits are in parentheses. Some classes have prerequisites. All students select a Vascular, General or Cardiac sonography track focus.

All students have the opportunity to rank their interest in a vascular, general, or cardiac sonography track focus when they apply. Track placements will be determined based on available clinical spots.

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

Your personal program of study may vary from this due to prior educational experience or individual goals. Number of credits are in parentheses. Some classes have prerequisites. This program of study is subject to change.

Junior Year

Track Fall Winter Spring Summer
All Tracks NURS 3205 Pathophysiology (5) DIUS 3100 Ultrasound Physics (5) DIUS 3200 Ultrasound Instrumentation (5) UCOR 2100 (5)
  NURS 2520 Health Care in the 21st Century (3) UCOR 3600 Global Health-Awareness/Advocacy (5) UCOR 2500 (5) [pre-req to UCOR 2920] UCOR 2920 (5)
Vascular DIUS 3010 Vascular Sonography I (4) DIUS 3110 Vascular Sonography II (4) DIUS 3210 Vascular Sonography III (4)  
  DIUS 3011 Vascular Lab I (3) DIUS 3111 Vascular Lab II (3) DIUS 3211 Vascular Lab III (3)  
General DIUS 3020 General Sonography I (4) DIUS 3120 General Sonography II (4) DIUS 3220 General Sonography III  
  DIUS 3021 General Lab I (3) DIUS 3121 General Lab II (3) DIUS 3221 General Lab III (3)  
Cardiac DIUS 3030 Cardiac Sonography I (4) DIUS 3130 Cardiac Sonography II (4) DIUS 3230 Cardiac Sonography III (4)  
  DIUS 3031 Cardiac Lab I (3) DIUS 3131 Cardiac Lab II (3) DIUS 3231 Cardiac Lab III (3)  

Senior Year

Track Fall Winter Spring Summer
All Tracks DIUS 4100 Clinical Experience in Ultrasound I (10) DIUS 4200 Clinical Experience in Ultrasound II (10) DIUS 4300 Clinical Experience in Ultrasound III (10) DIUS 4400 Clinical Experience in Ultrasound IV (8)
  DIUS 4500 Leadership for Health Equity I (3) DIUS 4600 Leadership for Health Equity II (3) DIUS 4700 Leadership for Health Equity III (3) DIUS 4800 Leadership for Health Equity IV (3)

UCOR classes are listed in the sample plan by what module is recommend. See below for UCOR course titles listed by Module. See for prerequisites and for course descriptions. Honors and Matteo Ricci students have different Core requirements.

University CORE Module I Requirements

  • UCOR 1100 Academic Writing Seminar
  • UCOR 1300 Creative Expression & Interpretation
  • UCOR 1400 Inquiry Seminar in the Humanities
  • UCOR 1600 Inquiry Seminar in the Social Sciences

*Some students may be required to take these additional courses if not satisfied through transfer requirements

University CORE Module II Requirements (must be taken at SU)

  • UCOR 2100 Theological Explorations
  • UCOR 2500 Philosophy of the Human Person
  • UCOR 2920 Ethical Reasoning in Health Care

University CORE Module III Requirements

  • UCOR 3100
  • UCOR 3400
  • UCOR 3600 Global Health (Must be taken at SU as program requirement)

*Some students may be required to take these additional courses if not satisfied through transfer requirements

Use Student Planning to plan your courses and work closely with your academic advisor on your educational plan. You are responsible for knowing information and tracking changes. Contact your advisor for support.

Contact College of Nursing Advising at or visit Seattle U Advising Services online.

Rev. November 2023

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