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Allen College—UnityPoint Health Course Equivalency Guide: Diagnostic Medical Sonography Degree Option

Transfer Coursework

Students interested in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at Allen College—UnityPoint Health should take the each of the following courses.


  • ENG-105 Composition I
  • ENG-106 Composition II
  • SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication

Social Sciences

  • SOC-110 Intro to Sociology
  • PSY-111 Intro to Psychology
  • Social Science electives * (9 credits)
    Allen College defines a Social Science elective as Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology electives.

Natural Sciences

  • BIO-168 Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/lab AND
    BIO-173 Human A & P II w/lab (must be taken at the same institution as A&P I)
  • PHY-162 College Physics
  • MAT-122 College Algebra -OR-
    MAT-156 Statistics
  • Math / Science electives * (6 credits)

Additional Requirements

  • Diversity Elective *: Any course exploring another culture; for example, courses with the corresponding prefix CLS.
  • Choose 17 credits of elective courses. *

* Please contact Student Services with course numbers to ensure transferability.

Program Admission

A 2.7 GPA is required for admission into Diagnostic Medical Sonography program.

Meeting admission criteria does not guarantee admission into the program.

All students will be subject to a background check prior to admission and licensure.

Allen College—UnityPoint Health Transfer Advisor

Andrea Schmit
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