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Program Curriculum

Associate of Science in Medical Radiography Degree:

The following 60 SC are offered in the Associate of Science in Medical Radiography professional program. All courses as listed below must be successfully completed to obtain the Associate of Science degree.

Course #TitleSemester Credit
Year 1
Fall
RISP 2121Basic Patient Care Lab1
RISP 2123Radiographic Procedures I Laboratory1
RISP 2212Radiologic Anatomy2
RISP 2226Clinic Practicum I2
RISP 2421Basic Patient Care4
RISP 2322Radiographic Procedures I3
RISP 2331Radiation Physics3
16
Spring
RISP 2324Radiographic Exposure3
RISP 2332Radiographic Procedures II3
RISP 2334Radiologic Imaging3
RISP 2335Clinic Practicum II3
12
Summer
RISP 3541Clinic Practicum III5
5
Year 2
Fall
RISP 3253Radiographic Procedures III2
RISP 3351Special Imaging Procedures3
RISP 3352Radiation Protection and Radiobiology3
RISP 3554Clinic Practicum IV5
13
Spring
RISP 3213Radiographic Sectional Anatomy2
RISP 3242Professional Development2
RISP 3461Radiologic Pathology4
RISP 3663Clinic Practicum V6
14
TOTAL60

All program courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher for progression to the next semester and for graduation.


Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Imaging Sciences Degree:

In addition to the 60 SC professional courses listed above for the Associate of Science degree, the student must successfully complete a minimum of an additional 25 SC of professional courses outlined below to earn the Bachelor of Science degree.

Course #TitleSemester Credit
Required Core Imaging Curriculum
RISP 4381Imaging of Special Populations3
RISP 4382Advanced Patient Care3
RISP 4394Current Issues in Health Care3
9
Electives for Imaging Curriculum
RISP 4375Mammographic Fundamentals3
RISP 4376Mammographic Procedures & Techniques*3
RISP 4377Cardiac Interventional I3
RISP 4378Cardiac Interventional II*3
RISP 4386Physics of CT3
RISP 4387CT Procedures3
RISP 4392Physics of MRI3
RISP 4393MR Procedures3
RISP 4395Vascular Interventional I3
RISP 4396Vascular Interventional II*3
RISP 4398Managerial Leadership3
RISP 4399Research in the Radiologic Sciences3
RISP 4579Cardiac Interventional Practicum5
RISP 4585Mammography Practicum5
RISP 4588CT Practicum5
RISP 4594MRI Practicum5
RISP 4597Vascular Interventional Practicum5

* Indicates that this course has a prerequisite course that must be taken first.  RISP 4375 must be taken before RISP 4376, RISP 4377 must be taken before RISP 4378, and RISP 4395 must be taken before RISP 4396.

Students (RTs in good standing) with an associate of applied science from another program or a certificate program are required to successfully complete a minimum of 32 SC of professional course work from the list above.  Those with an associate of applied science from another program will need an additional 8 SC for a total of 40 SC of upper level work and those who completed a certificate program will need an addiation 15 SC for a total of 47 SC of upper level work to attain a bachelor’s degree in the state of Arkansas.

All program courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher for progression to the next semester and for graduation.