College of Health and Human Services

2018-2019 Admission Cycle

Medical Imaging BS Degree Requirements


                                                         IUFW Medical Imaging Prerequisite and General Education Requirements



Course Title


Core Communication Writing ENGL 13100 Reading, Writing & Inquiry I 3
Core Communication Speaking and Listening COM 11400 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
Analytical Reasoning - A

MA 15300 OR

MA 21300

 Algebra & Trigonometry I

Finite Mathematics


Analytical Reasoning - B

CS 11200 OR

PSY 20100 OR

STAT 30100

Survey of Computer Science

Intro to Statistics in Psychology

Elementary Statistical Methods I


Life and Physical Sciences BIOL 20300 Human Anatomy & Physiology 4
Life and Physical Sciences BIOL 20400 Human Anatomy & Physiology 4
Life and Physical Sciences CHM 10400 Living Chemistry 3
Cultural Understanding See list * 3
Arts/ Humanities See list ** 3
Social Sciences PSY 12000 or SOC 16101

Elementary Psychology

Principles of Sociology

Social Sciences COM 21200 Approaches to the Study of Interpersonal Communication 3


Recommended Gen Ed Courses that meet all outcomes for the given Category

* Gen Ed Courses that meet Cultural Understanding Choice (Select 1 Course) ** Gen Ed Courses that meet Arts/Humanities Choice (Select 1 Course)

ANTH 10501    Culture and Society

NUR 30900      Transcultural Healthcare

MUSC 10500   Traditions in World Music

REL 11200       Religion and Culture

SPAN 11101    Elementary Spanish I

ENGL 20201     Literary Interpretation

AD 10101        Art Appreciation

MUSC 10101    Music for the Listener

PHIL 11100     Ethics

Prerequisite Courses
Term Course General Education Category Credits
Fall (16 cr) BIOL 20300 * Life and Physical Sciences 4
ENGL 13100 or Honors* Writing 3
MA 15300 or MA 21300* Analytical Reasoning A 3
COM 11400 * Speaking and Listening 3
PSY 12000 or SOC 16101* Social Sciences 3
Spring (16 cr) BIOL 20400 * Life and Physical Sciences 4
CHM 10400 * Life and Physical Sciences 3
COM 21200 * Social Sciences 3
See list above Arts/Humanities 3
CS 11200 or PSY 20100 or STAT 30100 ** Analytical Reasoning B 3
Summer (3 cr) See list above Cultural Understanding 3
Total 35

* Calculated into prerequisite admission GPA.  Students must have a minimum 2.5 Prerequisite curriculum GPA by the end of their spring semester to be eligible to apply to the program.

** Note:  Students who plan to take PSY 20100 or STAT 30100, must complete MA 15300 as a pre-requisite.

Professional  Education - Required Courses (88 credits)
Term Course Course Name Credits
Fall (15 cr)
RADX-R105 Orientation to Radiography/Medical Imaging 3
RADX-R106 Foundations of Patient Care in Medical Imaging 3
RADX-R111 Radiography I with Lab 3
RADX-R270 Radiologic Physics 3
RADX-R185 Medical Terminology 3
Spring (12 cr)
RADX-R190 Introduction to Clinical Education 3
RADX-R211 Radiography II with Lab 3
RADX-R215 Medical Imaging Modalities 3
RADX-R271 Foundations of Image Acquisition 3
Sum I (2 cr)
RADX-R191 Clinical Education I 2
Fall (12 cr) RADX-R192 Clinical Education II 3
RADX-R255 Radiation Biology/ Protection in Radiography 3
RADX-R306 Radiographic Pathology 3
RADX-R371 Advanced Image Acquisition 3
Spring (15 cr) RADX-R291 Clinical Education III 3
RADX-R304 Medical Imaging Anatomy 3
RADX-R307 Pharmacology for Medical Imaging 3
RADX-R320 Professional Development in Medical Imaging 3
RADX-R450 Quality Management in Medical Imaging 3
Sum I (2 cr) RADX-R292 Clinical Education IV 2
Fall (15 cr) RADX-R293 Clinical Education V 3
RADX-R305 Radiographic Image Critique 3
RADX-R315 Exploration of Imaging Modalities 3
RADX-R401 Legal Issues in Imaging 3
RADX-R410 Imaging Informatics 3
Spring (12 cr) RADX-R391 Clinical Education VI 3
RADX-R310 Seminar in Radiography 3
RADX-R400 Leadership 3
RADX-R481 Capstone 3

   * Course sequence subject to change at the discretion of the Medical Imaging Chair

Fall and Spring Semester:  Clock Hour/Credit Hour Ratio

  • Lecture:  1 Clock Hour = 1 Credit Hour
  • Lab:  2-3 Clock Hours = 1 Credit Hour
  • Clinical:  6 Clock Hours = 1 Credit Hour

Summer I Session:  Clock Hour/Credit Hour Ratio*

  • Lecture:  2.5 Clock Hour = 1 Credit Hour
  • Lab:  5-7.5 Clock Hours = 1 Credit Hour
  • Clinical:  15 Clock Hours = 1 Credit Hour

*This is course work offered during a summer session and that is equivalent in content, contact hours, and credit value to course work offered during a regular semester. Because the length of the course differs from the regular semester, all deadlines and time periods will be prorated. 

Transfer Credit Policy

General Education Prerequisite Coursework
Transfer credits will be accepted for courses equivalent to General Education Prerequisite courses from regionally accredited colleges and universities in which the student has earned a C- or higher.  Equivalents to application requirements will be evaluated on an individual basis upon petition from an applicant.

Professional Education Coursework
Requests for transfer credits for professional radiography courses will be reviewed by the Department of Medical Imaging on an individual basis.  A request for such transfer credit does not guarantee approval of credit.

Students who have completed an A.S. degree or diploma from an accredited program and currently hold ARRT certification are eligible to complete the BSMI.  Transfer credits will be reviewed on an individual basis.  Please contact the Medical Imaging department to make an appointment for transcript evaluation.