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Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences Course Descriptions and Curriculum - Traditional Program

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.


The curriculum for the Radiologic Sciences traditional degree program includes, but is not limited to, the professional curriculum outlined by the Standards and Guidelines of an Accredited Educational Program for the Radiographer established by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

Candidates for the radiologic sciences degree must have completed the prescribed curriculum (below), encompassing 22 continuous months of study, with an overall cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better on a 4.0 scale on all work at UMMC. Following satisfactory completion of all requirements, students will be awarded the bachelor of science in radiologic sciences from the University of Mississippi and are eligible to take the examination for certification and registration offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Most states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licensure are usually based on the results of the ARRT examination. Be advised that a misdemeanor or felony conviction may affect a graduate's ability to sit for the ARRT examination or attain state licensure.

Professional course of study

Junior Year
FallSemester Hours
RAD 300Concepts of Radiologic Sciences2
RAD 306Radiographic Procedures I4
RAD 312Radiation Protection2
RAD 330Radiologic Physics3
RAD 324Age Specific Patient Care2
RAD 354Clinical Practicum I2
Total hours15
RAD 318Principles of Image Formation 3
RAD 336Radiobiology2
RAD 342Research Methods2
RAD 348Radiographic Procedures II4
RAD 360Clinical Practicum II2
Total hours13
Senior Year
RAD 400Legal and Ethical Issues in Imaging Sciences3
RAD 451Management Issues in Diagnostic Health Care3
RAD 454Clinical Practicum III3
RAD 472Seminar I1
Total hours10
RAD 406Radiographic Procedures III3
RAD 412Advanced Medical Imaging Science2
RAD 418Digital Image Acquisition and Display3
RAD 420Image Evaluation and Critique2
RAD 460Clinical Practicum IV3
Total hours13
RAD 424Principles of Computed Tomography2
RAD 430Pharmacology and Drug Administration2
RAD 436Radiographic Pathology3
RAD 448Radiographic Procedures IV2
RAD 466Clinical Practicum V3
RAD 475Seminar II1
Total hours13
Total program hours64