Students must have a minimum of two years of full-time clinical experience at the time of enrollment.
*Must be ARRT certified in radiography within two semesters of enrollment
Enrolled students must earn a minimum grade of C in the following CLRS courses: 203, 204, 403, 430, 493, 494 and CLRZ 403.
Must complete statistics or meet requirements for STAT 210 prior to enrollment.
The department offers second modality B.S. degree concentrations for American Registry of Radiologic Technologists-certified radiographers who desire to continue their professional education and concentrate in radiation therapy, nuclear medicine technology or radiologist assistant. Upon meeting admission prerequisites, students complete a five-semester, full-time course of study including didactic, laboratory and clinical education. Graduates are eligible for additional national professional certification examinations.
Upon completing this program, students will know and know how to do the following:
|General Education requirements (14 credits)|
|English composition course||3|
|Natural/physical science course||3|
|Social/behavioral science course||3|
|Collateral requirements (56 credits)|
|Proficiency credits (ARRT radiography certification)||50|
|HCMG 300 Healthcare Organizations and Services||3|
|STAT 210 Basic Practice of Statistics||3|
|Major requirements (40 credits)|
|CLRS 203 Pathophysiology I||3|
|CLRS 204 Pathophysiology II||3|
|CLRS 206 Cross-sectional Anatomy||2|
|CLRS 332 Radiographic Pathology||3|
|CLRS 390 Research Methods in the Radiation Sciences (writing and academic research)||2|
|CLRS 398 Introduction to Research (writing and academic research)||1|
|CLRS and CLRZ 403 Advanced Patient Care for the Imaging Professional and Laboratory||4|
|CLRS 430 Radiobiology||2|
|CLRS 471 Radiology Imaging Procedures for Radiologist Assistants I||3|
|CLRS 472 Radiology Imaging Procedures for Radiologist Assistants II||3|
|CLRS 475 Medical Imaging Fundamentals for Radiologist Assistants||3|
|CLRS 481 Applied Pharmacology for Radiation Sciences||3|
|CLRS 493 Clinical Education IV*||3|
|CLRS 494 Clinical Education V*||3|
|CLRS 498 Senior Project||2|
|Open electives (10 credits)||10|
|Total minimum requirement||120|
*These courses have variable credits. The credits indicated are the most commonly used in the entry-level curriculum.
Last update: 9/8/2014
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