Administered by Biological and Allied Health Sciences
Effective Fall, 2014
As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.
There are a number of different options in the medical imaging degree program and variability in specific course requirements. Students should work closely with their advisor to organize an efficient plan of study. In all options the 120-hour requirement for a bachelor's degree must be met.
Standard (2+2) Option. The following courses are required in addition to, or as part of, the general education requirements:
Major core courses
BIOLOGY.114 Concepts in Biology I or equivalent
BIOLOGY.173 Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOLOGY.174 Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOLOGY.208 Medical Terminology
COMMSTUD.103 Public Speaking or COMMSTUD.104 Interpersonal Communication
COMPSCI.110 Introduction to Computer Science or ITM.175 Information Technology Management Applications or CHEM.101 Introduction to Chemistry
MATH.116 College Algebra for Health Sciences
PHYSICS.107 Applied Physics for Health Sciences or PHYSICS.201 Intro Physics I
PSYCH.101 General Psychology
GENTRANS.300 Clinical Experience in Medical Imaging
Completion of two years of clinical experience in an accredited hospital-based program is required for the standard option. A maximum of 60 clinical credits will count towards the bachelor’s degree.
Students who select clinical programs that are shorter than two years are required to take the courses listed for the standard option outlined above and also complete 15 cr hrs from one of the two emphasis areas.
GENTRANS.300 Clinical Experience in Medical Imaging. The number of credits awarded varies depending on the length of the clinical experience. Completion of at least one year (30 cr hrs) in an accredited hospital-based program is required.
ACCT.220 Financial Accounting
ACCT.498 Special Topics: Intro to Health Care
BUSED.101 Introduction to Business
MGMT.244 Principles of Management
MGMT.345 Human Resource Management
BIOLOGY.100 Cells, Genes and Molecules
BIOLOGY.205 Introduction to Nutrition
BIOLOGY.231 Biology of Aging
BIOLOGY.233 Human Genetics
BIOLOGY.240 Introductory Microbiology
BIOLOGY.254 Social Implications of Biology
BIOLOGY.411 Radiation Biology
BIOLOGY.490 Internship in Biology or NATSCI.498 Internship in Natural Science
CHEM.101 Introductory Chemistry (If not taken to meet requirements above)
CHEM.108 Physiological Chemistry
MATH.141 Introduction to Statistics