Admission/Degree Requirements - Radiologic Technology | Radiation Sciences Programs
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Admission/Degree Requirements - Radiologic Technology

Admission Requirements:  Radiologic Technology

  • Prerequisite Courses:
    • Rhetoric:   RHET:1030 Rhetoric
    • Natural Science: anatomy, one of these:
      • HHP:1100  Human Anatomy
      • HHP:3105  Anatomy for Human Physiology
      • HHP:3115  Anatomy for Human Physiology with Lab
    • AND: physiology, one of these:
      • HHP:1300  Fundamentals of Human Physiology
      • HHP:3500  Human Physiology 
      • HHP:3550  Human Physiology with Lab
    • Psychology:   PSY:1001  Elementary Psychology
    • Quantitative/Formal Reasoning:  one of these:
      • MATH:1440  Math for the Biological Sciences
      • MATH:1020  Elementary Functions
    • General Education: 3sh from 2 of the following areas:  
      • Diversity and Inclusion (DI)
      • Historical Perspectives (HP)
      • International and Global Issues (IGI)
      • Literary, Visual, and Performing Arts (LVPA)
      • Values and Culture (VC)
    • Medical Terminology:  CLSA:3750  Medical and Technical Terminology
  • Prerequisites courses must be completed by June 1
  • 2.5 minimum cumulative college GPA
  • Two years of high school world language is a prerequisite to the professional program.
  • International students and students whose first language is not English:  must satisfy all UI Admissions requirements, complete the English Language Requirements for Admission, and have clearance to take a full academic load.

Recommended for all professional programs (tracks):

  • Job shadowing, patient care experience, and research of professional field(s)
  • Participation in student, community, or professional organizations or clubs
  • RSP:1100  Introduction to Radiation Sciences
  • PHYS:1400  Basic Physics
  • CS:1020  Principles of Computing or BAIS:1500  Business Computing Essentials
  • STAT:1020 Elementary Statistics
  • PSY:1010 Learning about Learning
  • HHP:1400 Human Anatomy & Physiology OR BIOL:1140 Human Biology

Notes:    

  • Separate application for competitive selection to the professional track due by January 15.
  • Admission to a Radiation Sciences program is not guaranteed.
  • Application and selection process is required due to limited clinical openings.
  • Personal interview for invited applicants.
  • Transfer students:  Apply to the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Radiation Sciences Interest by early November.  Also see the Transfer Credits link on the Student Resources tab.

Degree Requirements:

1)  One of the following professional Radiation Sciences tracks:

  • Radiologic Technology  (2 year track) – Up to 4 students
  • Radiologic Technology and Computed Tomography (3 year track) – Up to 6 students
  • Radiologic Technology and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (3 year track) – Up to 6 students
  • Radiologic Technology and Cardiovascular Interventional (3 year track) – Up to 2 students
  • Radiologic Technology and Breast Imaging (3 year track) - Up to 2 students

2)  Semester hour and GPA Requirements:

  • Successfully complete a minimum of 120 semester hours of credit
  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative and UI GPA
  • Complete all programmatic courses with a C letter grade; >75%

Radiologic Technology

FIRST YEAR - FRESHMAN

1st Semester Fall sh 2nd Semester Spring sh
RHET:1030  Rhetoric 4 Human Physiology 3-5
BIOL:1140  Human Biology* OR HHP:1400  Human Anatomy & Physiology* 3-4 Human Anatomy 3-5
MATH:1440  Math for the Biological Sciences 4 PSY:1001  Elementary Psych 3
DI, IGI, HP, LVPA, or VC  3 CLSA:3750  Medical Terminology  2
RSP:1100  Introduction to Radiation Sciences 1 DI, IGI, HP, LVPA, or VC 3
Subtotal 15-16 Subtotal 14-18
    Total Freshman 29-34

*   Recommended, not required

SECOND YEAR - SOPHOMORE

1st Semester Fall sh 2nd Semester Spring sh
PHYS:1400  Basic Physics* 3-4 STAT:1020 Statistics* 3
CS:1020  Principles of Computing* or BAIS:1500 
Business Computing Essentials*
2-3 Electives 12
Electives 8-10    
Subtotal 15 Subtotal 15
    Total Sophomore 30
    Prerequisite Total 60

*   Recommended, not required

RT

THIRD YEAR – JUNIOR RT

1st Semester Fall sh 2nd Semester Spring sh
RSRT:2130 Radiographic Procedures I 2 RSRT:2230 Radiographic Procedures II 3
RSRT:2140 Radiographic Analysis I 1 RSRT: 2240 Radiographic Analysis II 2
RSRT:2141 Radiographic Proc & Analysis I Lab 1 RSRT:2241 Radiographic Proc & Analysis II Lab 1
RSRT:2120 RT Clinical Internship I 1 RSRT:2225 RT Clinical Internship II 3
RSP: 2110 Pathology for Radiation Sciences (hybrid) 2 RSRT:2250 Radiographic Fluoroscopic Procedures 2
RSP:2120  Patient Care for Radiation Sciences 3 RSRT:2251 Radiographic Fluoro Proc Lab 1
RSP:3130  Radiation Safety & Radiobiology 2 RSP:3210  Medical Ethics & Law 2
Subtotal 12 Subtotal 14
3rd Semester Summer      
RSRT:2325  RT Clinical Internship III 3    
RSCT:4100  Sect Anatomy for Imaging Sci (online) 3    
Subtotal 6 Total Junior 32

FOURTH YEAR – SENIOR RT

1st Semester Fall sh 2nd Semester Spring sh
RSRT:3120 Radiographic Procedures III 2 RSRT:3220 Emotional Intelligence for the HCP 2
RSRT:3110 Radiographic Analysis III 1 RSRT:3225 RT Clinical Internship V 3
RSRT:3111 Rad Proc & Analysis III Lab 1 RSRT:3230 Radiographic Physics & Imaging 3
RSRT:3125 RT Clinical Internship IV 4 RSRT:3231 Rad Physics & Imaging Lab 1
RSRT:3140 Radiographic & Digital Imaging 4 RSRT:4230 RT Capstone & Certification Prep 1
RSRT:3141 Radiographic & Digital Imaging Lab 1 RSP:3220 Rad Sci QM & Healthcare Admin 2
RSP:4110 Research Methodologies for Rad Sci 3    
Subtotal 16 Subtotal 12
    Total Senior 28

RT/BI, RT/CVI, RT/CT and RT/MRI

FIRST YEAR – FRESHMAN

1st Semester Fall sh 2nd Semester Spring sh
RHET:1030  Rhetoric 4 Human Physiology 3-5
BIOL:1140  Human Biology* OR HHP:1400  Human Anatomy & Physiology 3-4 Human Anatomy 3-5
MATH:1440  Math for the Biological Sciences 4 PSY:1001  Elementary Psych 3
DI, IGI, HP, LVPA, or VC  3 CLSA:3750  Medical Terminology  2
RSP:1100  Introduction to Radiation Sciences* 1 DI, IGI, HP, LVPA, or VC 3
Subtotal 15-16 Subtotal 14-18
    Total Freshman 29-34

*Strongly recommended, not required

-   Students are advised for success, based on academic strength, not necessarily for a 4-year plan.  
-   Prerequisites for the program may take more than one year to complete. 

SECOND YEAR – SOPHOMORE

1st Semester Fall sh 2nd Semester Spring sh
RSRT:2130 Radiographic Procedures I 2 RSRT:2230 Radiographic Procedures II 3
RSRT:2140 Radiographic Analysis I 1 RSRT: 2240 Radiographic Analysis II 2
RSRT:2141 Radiographic Proc & Analysis I Lab 1 RSRT:2241 Radiographic Proc & Analysis II Lab 1
RSRT:2120 RT Clinical Internship I 1 RSRT:2225 RT Clinical Internship II 3
RSP: 2110 Pathology for Radiation Sciences (hybrid) 2 RSRT:2250 Radiographic Fluoroscopic Procedures 2
RSP: 2120 Patient Care for Radiation Sciences 3 RSRT:2251 Radiographic Fluoro Proc Lab 1
RSP:3130 Radiation Safety & Radiology 2 RSP:3210 Medical Ethics & Law 2
Subtotal 12 Subtotal 14
3rd Semester Summer      
RSRT:2325  RT Clinical Internship III 3    
RSCT:4100  Sect Anatomy for Imaging Sci (online) 3    
Subtotal 6 Total Sophomore 32

Radiologic Technology and Breast Imaging

THIRD YEAR – JUNIOR BI

1st Semester Fall sh 2nd Semester Spring sh
RSRT:3120 Radiographic Procedures III 2 RSRT:3220  Emotional Intelligence for Health Care Professionals 2
RSRT:3110 Radiographic Analysis III 1 RSRT:3225  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship V 3
RSRT:3111 Rad Proc & Analysis III Lab 1 RSRT:3230  Radiographic Physics & Imaging Equipment 3
RSRT:3125 RT Clinical Internship IV 4 RSRT:3231 Radiographic Physics & Imaging Lab 1
RSRT:3140 Radiographic & Digital Imaging 4 RSCI:4110  Vascular Anatomy (online) 3
RSRT:3141 Radiographic & Digital Imaging Lab 1    
Subtotal 13 Subtotal 12
3rd Semester Summer      
RSRT:3325  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship VI 2    
RSBI:3310  Pt Care for Breast Imaging (online) 3    
RSBI:3315  BI Clinical Internship I 2    
Subtotal 7 Total Junior 32

FOURTH YEAR – SENIOR BI

1st Semester Fall sh 2nd Semester Spring sh
RSRT:4125  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship VII 1 RSRT:4225  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship VIII 1
RSP:4110  Research Methodology for Radiation Sciences 3 RSP:3220  Radiation Sciences QM & Health Care Admin 2
RSBI:4110  BI Procedures I & Analysis (online) 3 RSBI:4210  BI Advanced Proc & Analysis (online) 3
RSBI:4120  Anatomy & Pathology for BI (online) 2 RSBI:4220  Quality Control in BI (online) 3
RSBI:4130  BI Acquisitions & Principles (online) 2 RSRT:4230  Rad Tech Capstone and Certification Exam Prep 1
RSBI:4115  BI Clinical Internship II 4 RSBI:4215  BI Clinical Internship III 4
Subtotal 15 Subtotal 14
    Total Senior 29

Radiologic Technology and Cardiovascular Interventional

THIRD YEAR – JUNIOR CVI

1st Semester Fall sh 2nd Semester Spring sh
RSRT:3120 Radiographic Procedures III 2 RSRT:3220  Emotional Intelligence for Health Care Professionals 2
RSRT:3110 Radiographic Analysis III 1 RSRT:3225  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship V 3
RSRT:3111 Rad Proc & Analysis III Lab 1 RSRT:3230  Radiographic Physics & Imaging Equipment 3
RSRT:3125  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship IV 4 RSRT:3231 Rad Physics & Imaging Lab 1
RSRT:3140 Radiographic & Digital Imaging 4 RSCI:4110  Vascular Anatomy (online) 3
RSRT:3141 Radiographic & Digital Imaging Lab 1    
Subtotal 13 Subtotal 12
3rd Semester Summer      
RSRT:3325  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship VI 2    
RSCI:4120  CVI Principles (online) 4    
RSCI:4190  CVI Clinical Internship I 2    
Subtotal 8 Total Junior 33

FOURTH YEAR – SENIOR CVI

1st Semester Fall sh 2nd Semester Spring sh
RSRT:4125  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship VII 1 RSRT:4225  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship VIII 1
RSCI:4140  CVI Peripheral Procedures & Pathology (online) 3 RSCI:4130  Electrocardiogram & Hemodynamics (online) 3
RSCI:4150  CVI Neuro/Nonvascular Procedures/Pathology (online) 3 RSCI:4160  CVI Cardiac Procedures & Pathology (online) 4
RSP:4110  Research Methodology for Radiation Sciences 3 RSCI:4170  CVI Clinical Internship III 4
RSCI:4180  CVI Clinical Internship II 4 RSRT:4230  Rad Tech Capstone and Certification Exam Prep 1
    RSP:3220  Radiation Sciences QM & Health Care Admin 2
Subtotal 14 Subtotal 15
    Total Senior 29

Radiologic Technology and Computed Tomography

THIRD YEAR – JUNIOR CT

1st Semester Fall sh 2nd Semester Spring sh
RSRT:3120 Radiographic Procedures III 2 RSRT:3220  Emotional Intelligence for Health Care Professionals 2
RSRT:3110 Radiographic Analysis III 1 RSRT:3225  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship V 3
RSRT:3111 Rad Proc & Analysis III Lab 1 RSRT:3230  Radiographic Physics & Imaging Equipment 3
RSRT:3125  RT Clinical Internship IV 4 RSRT:3231 Rad Physics & Imaging Lab 1
RSRT:3140 Radiographic & Digital Imaging 4 RSCI:4130  Electrocardiogram and Hemodynamics (online) 3
RSRT:3141 Radiographic & Digital Imaging Lab 1    
Subtotal 13 Subtotal 12
3rd Semester Summer      
RSRT:3325  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship VI 2    
RSCT:4130  CT Physical Principles and QC (online) 4    
RSCT:4105  CT Clinical Internship I 2    
Subtotal 8 Total Junior 33

FOURTH YEAR – SENIOR CT

1st Semester Fall sh 2nd Semester Spring sh
RSRT:4125  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship VII 1 RSRT:4225  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship VIII 1
RSCT:4120  CT Procedures I (online) 4 RSCT:4125  CT Procedures II (online) 4
RSCI:4110  Vascular Anatomy 3 RSCT:4215  CT Clinical Internship III 4
RSP:4110  Research Methodology for Radiation Sciences 3 RSRT:4230   Rad Tech Capstone and Certification Exam Prep 1
RSCT:4115  CT Clinical Internship II 4 RSP:3220  Radiation Sciences QM & Health Care Admin 2
Subtotal 15 Subtotal 12
    Total Senior 27

Radiologic Technology and Magnetic Resonance Imaging

THIRD YEAR – JUNIOR MRI

1st Semester Fall sh 2nd Semester Spring sh
RSRT:3120 Radiographic Procedures III 2 RSRT:3220  Emotional Intelligence for Health Care Professionals 2
RSRT:3110 Radiographic Analysis III 1 RSRT:3225  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship V 3
RSRT:3111 Rad Proc & Analysis III Lab 1 RSRT:3230  Radiographic Physics & Imaging Equipment 3
RSRT:3125  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship IV 4 RSRT:3231 Rad Physics & Imaging Lab 1
RSRT:3140 Radiographic & Digital Imaging 4 RSMR:4110  MRI Fundamentals (online) 3
RSRT:3141 Radiographic & Digital Imaging Lab 1    
Subtotal 13 Subtotal 12
3rd Semester Summer      
RSRT:3325  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship VI 2    
RSCI:4110  Vascular Anatomy (online) 3    
RSMR:4160  MRI Clinical Internship I 2    
Subtotal 7 Total Junior 32

FOURTH YEAR – SENIOR MRI

1st Semester Fall sh 2nd Semester Spring sh
RSRT:4125  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship VII 1 RSRT:4225  Radiologic Technology Clinical Internship VIII 1
RSP:4110  Research Methodology for Radiation Sciences 3 RSP:3220  Radiation Sciences QM & Health Care Admin 2
RSMR:4120  MRI Procedures I (online) 4 RSMR:4130  MRI Procedures II (online) 4
RSMR:4140  MRI Acquisition and Principles I (online) 3 RSMR:4150  MRI Acquisition and Principles II (online) 3
RSMR:4170  MRI Clinical Internship II 4 RSRT:4230  Rad Tech Capstone and Certification Exam Prep 1
    RSMR:4175  MRI Clinical Internship III 4
Subtotal 15 Subtotal 15
    Total Senior 30