Program Curriculum

The courses are conducted via distance education, primarily through the Internet, by faculty at UAMS. Clinical education is conducted at a variety of clinical affiliates in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. The number and location of clinical affiliates may change.

The following 40 credits are required in the Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Medicine Imaging Sciences Program.

Fall Semester

Course IDCourse TitleSemester Credit Hours
ISHP 31031Legal and Ethical Issues for Allied Health Professionals1
NMIS 41151Radiopharmacy I1
NMIS 41161Journal Review and Research Methods 1
NMIS 42102Introduction to Nuclear Medicine2
NMIS 42132Nuclear Physics2
NMIS 42142Instrumentation I2
NMIS 43103Clinical Procedures and Diagnosis I3
NMIS 45175Clinical Internship I5
Total Hours17

Spring Semester

Course IDCourse TitleSemester Credit Hours
ISHP 31041Health Care Management Issues for Allied Health Professionals1
NMIS 42202Health Physics2
NMIS 42232Instrumentation II2
NMIS 42242Radiation Biology2
NMIS 42252Radiopharmacy II2
NMIS 43203Clinical Procedures and Diagnosis II3
NMIS 45245Clinical Internship II5
Total Hours17

Summer Semester

Course IDCourse TitleSemester Credit Hours
NMIS 42402CT Physics and Instrumentation2
NMIS 45375Clinical Internship III4
Total Hours6

Curriculum Summary

Total Program Hours40

A grade of D or F or a mark of U or NC in a professional course is not acceptable for progression to the next semester, nor is it acceptable for graduation if it occurs in the last semester of the program. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required to earn the degree.


The list of required textbooks is published on the UAMS Bookstore website in compliance with State of Arkansas General Assembly Act 175 of the 2007 Regular Session.