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Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences Course Descriptions and Curriculum - Advanced Standing

Course descriptions

All course descriptions can be found in the School of Health Related Professions section of the current UMMC Bulletin. Click here to access the UMMC Bulletin.


Fall Term ISemester Hours
RAD 430Pharmacology and Drug Administration2
RAD 478Computed Tomography Applications and Sectional Imaging4
Total hours6
Spring Term I
RAD 418Digital Image Acquisition and Display3
RAD 438Radiographic Image Analysis4
Total hours7
Summer Term I
RAD 436Radiographic Pathology3
RAD 451Management Issues in Diagnostic Health Care3
Total hours6
Fall Term II
RAD 400Legal and Ethical Issues in Imaging Sciences3
RAD 414Advanced Clinical Practice Skills4
Total hours7
Spring Term II
RAD 442Clinical Research Methods4
RAD 484Radiologic Sciences Directed Study4
Total hours8
Total program hours34

*Professional course of study is lockstep

Upon the successful completion of RAD 484, students will be awarded an additional 30 semester hours of transfer elective credit based on required coursework completed in the previous program that enables them to sit for and earn their professional credential. Counting the professional courses including the capstone course, Advanced Standing students will be awarded 64 semester credit hours at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.