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Admission to the program is on a competitive basis. Student selection is based on a number of factors, including overall grade point average, prerequisite grade point average, consistency of academic performance, coursework completed prior to application and interpersonal abilities.

Minimum 60 semester or 90 quarter hours of college or university credit.

  • Associate's degree in medical radiography or nuclear medicine technology from a program accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) or the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT). Applicants who have successfully completed an accredited hospital-based program should contact the program director in order to determine if they may be admitted on this basis.
  • Minimum overall GPA of at least 2.5 out of 4.0 in all college/university course work.

 

  • Completion of all professional prerequisite required courses with a grade of "C" or better.

 

  • Successful completion of program prerequisites with a grade of at least C or higher in all courses from an accredited college or university. Note: some prerequisites may be taken concurrently while enrolled in the program - for more information, contact the program.

 

 

  • Licensure or eligibility for accreditation in the practice of medical radiation technology by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.

 

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

  • Prerequisite courses include English composition, college algebra, chemistry, human anatomy and physiology, physics, speech, humanities or social sciences, microbiology, statistics and computer science. Note: Some prerequisites may be taken concurrently while enrolled in the program - for more information, contact the program. All program general education requirements must be met prior to graduation and award of the bachelor's degree.

Prerequisite Courses

 

General Education Courses

Semester Credit Hours

Quarter Credit Hours

Communications (English, composition)

6

8

Speech (oral communication)

3

4

Mathematics (college algebra or higher)

3

4

Humanities, Philosophy or Ethics

6

8

Fine Arts (may not include a performance class)

3

4

Social and Behavioral Sciences (must include at least one course in psychology)

9

12

Elective courses in communications, humanities, fine arts, philosophy, ethics, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences or computer science to total 60 semester credit hours for the core general education requirements for the college.

4

17

TOTAL

34

57



 

Science Education Courses

Semester Credit Hours

Quarter Credit Hours

Human Anatomy and Physiology (or 4 hrs. anatomy and 4 hrs. physiology)

8

10

Chemistry (with lab)

4

5

Physics (with lab)

4

5

Microbiology (with lab)

4

5

Computer Science (includes computer literacy)

3

4

Statistics

3

4

TOTAL

26

33



 


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