Major Academic Plan for B.S. in Radiographic Science

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs.  Program requirements are based on Catalog Year. 

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 C-GE Appropriate placement score 
GE Objective 3: MATH 1153 3  GE   
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
GE Objective 5: BIOL 1101/BIOL 1101L 4  GEF, S, SuMATH 1108(MATH 1108)
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
RS 1105 Introduction to Radiographic Science 1   F, S  
Semester Total17
Second Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3 C-GE ENGL 1101 or equivalent 
GE Objective 5: CHEM 1101 3  GEF, SMATH 1108 
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
GE Objective 8: INFO 1101 3  GEF, S  
HCA 2210 Medical Terminology and Communication
or HE 2210 Medical Terminology and Communication
2   F, S  
MATH 1143 College Algebra (or equivalent OR Free Electives) 3    F, S, SuMATH 1108. Satisfies Objective 3 of the General Education Requirements. 
Semester Total17
Third Semester
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3  GE   
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
ACCT 3303 Accounting Concepts 3   D  
BIOL 3301
3301L Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab
4   F, SBIOL 1101
PHYS 1100 Essentials of Physics 4   F, S MATH 1108
Semester Total17
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 9 3  GE   
BIOL 3302
3302L Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab
4   F, SBIOL 1101
HCA 3384 Human Resource Management in Healthcare Organizations
or MGT 4473 Human Resource Management
3   F, S  
HCA 4475 Health Law and Bioethics 3   F, S  
MGT 3312 Individual and Organizational Behavior 3  UMF, SJunior standing and ENGL 1102. 
Apply to Program by May 15        
Semester Total16
Fifth Semester
RS 3310 Radiographic Methods I 2  UMF  
RS 3320
3320L Radiographic Imaging Applications
and Radiographic Imaging Applications Laboratory
2  UMF
RS 3325 Patient Care in Radiography 3  UMF  
RS 3330
3330L Radiographic Exposure
and Radiographic Exposure Lab
3  UMF
RS 3340 Laboratory Practicum I 1  UMF  
RS 3389 Applied Radiography I 4  UMF  
Semester Total15
Sixth Semester
BIOL 4470 Cross-Sectional Anatomy 2  UMSBIOL 3301, BIOL 3302 
HPHY 3300 Medical Electronics 2  UMS HPHY 3321
HPHY 3321 Radiologic Physics 2  UMSPHYS 1100 
RS 3311 Radiographic Methods II 2  UMS  
RS 3341 Laboratory Practicum II 1  UMS RS 3311
RS 3375 Pediatric Radiography 1  UMS  
RS 3388 Radiation Protection 1  UMS  
RS 3390 Applied Radiography II 4  UMS  
SUMMER SEMESTER        
RS 4421 Computed Tomography 1  UMSu  
RS 4488 Applied Radiography III 5  UMSu  
Semester Total21
Seventh Semester
RS 3312 Radiographic Methods III 2  UMF  
RS 3342 Laboratory Practicum III 1  UMF RS 3312.
RS 4450 Alternate Imaging Modalities with Introduction to Evidence-Based Research 1  UMF  
RS 4460 Introduction to Radiographic Quality Assurance 2  UMF  
RS 4489 Applied Radiography IV 6  UMF  
Semester Total12
Eighth Semester
BIOL 3307 Radiobiology
or HPHY 3307 Radiobiology
2  UMSBIOL 1101, PHYS 1100 
RS 4430 Radiologic Pathology 2  UMS  
RS 4441 Advanced Radiographic Methods I 1  UMSRS 3312, RS 3342 
RS 4470 Advanced Radiographic Exposure 2  UMS  
RS 4475 Registry Review 2  UMS  
RS 4490 Applied Radiography V 6  UMS  
Semester Total15
Total130