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Program Planning B.S.M.I.T. Degree

All provisions of the Campus Bulletin are in effect as soon as a student begins the radiography program. Preradiography and clinical/professional students, however, are subject to policy and curriculum changes as they occur. Curriculum changes during progress toward the degree may result in the revision of degree requirements.

General Education Curriculum
The Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Technology is designed to provide the student with both a liberal education and a concentration in clinical professional course work with an orientation toward a specific career. The general education courses may be taken on a full or part-time basis; however, to be eligible for application to the clinical professional portion of the B.S.M.I.T., students must complete all the courses listed in the four work areas with a minimum grade of C or better.

Associate of Science General Education Courses
(All courses are 3 cr. hours, unless otherwise designated)
ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition
PSY-P 103 General Psychology
SPCH-S 121 Public Speaking
PHSL-P 261 Human Anatomy and Physiology I with labortory (5 cr. hrs.)
PHSL-P 262 Human Anatomy and Physiology II with laboratory (5 cr. hrs.)
AHLT-R 185 Medical Terminology (1 cr. hr.)

MATH-Student must complete one course from the following:
MATH-M 107 College Algebra
MATH-M 111 Mathematics in the World (meets the Quantitative Reasoning requirement for the B.S.M.I.T. degree)

For a more detailed description of the IU South Bend general education curriculum, including lists of approved courses, please go to College of Health Sciences, Radiography Department, in the Campus Bulletin. All courses certified as meeting the campuswide general education requirements are designated in the Schedule of Classes.

General education courses help lay the foundation for radiography courses and also serve to provide the student with a well-rounded education. The campuswide general education requirements are incorporated into the program of study. All courses required for the degree must be taken for a grade. Certain courses may require prerequisite or developmental courses, which are not listed here.

Fundamental Literacies Courses
(All courses are 3 cr. hours, unless otherwise designated)
Quantitative Reasoning: MATH-M 111 Mathematics in the World
Information Literacy: COAS-Q 110 Introduction to Information Literacy (1 cr. hr.)
Computer Literacy: CSCI-A 106 Introduction to Computing
Cirtical Thinking: Choice as listed in the Campus Bulletin
Visual Literacy: Choce as listed in the Campus Bulletin

Common Core Courses
(All courses are 3 cr. hours, unless ohterwise designated)
Natural World: Any N190 or N390 course designated in the Schedule of Classes
Human Behavior and Social Institutions: PSY-B 399 Human Behaviors & Social Institutions
Literary and Intellectual Traditions: Any T190 or T390 course designated in the Schedule of Classes
Arts, Aesthetics, and Creativity: Any A190 or 300 level Art, Aesthetics, and Creativity course designated in the Schedule of Classes

Contemporary Social Values Courses
(All courses are 3 cr. hours, unless otherwise designated)
Non-Western Cultures: Choice as listed in Campus Bulletin
Diversity in United States Society: Choice as listed in the Campus Bulletin
Health and Wellness: Choice as listed in the Campus Bulletin

Medical Imaging Clinical Professional Course Requirements (30 credits)
(All courses are 3 cr. hours, unless otherwise designated)
AHLT-R 404 Sectional Anatomy
AHLT-R 405 Advanced Diagnostic Imaging II
AHLT-R 406 Advanced Diagnostic Imaging III
AHLT-R 407 Advanced Medical Imaging Techniques
AHLT-R 408 Topics in Medical Imaging
AHLT-R 409 Senior Program in Medical Imaging

Clinical Practicum will vary by Clinical Modality Concentration:
AHLT-R 482 Computed Tomography Practicum (12 cr. hrs.)
AHLT-R 483 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Practicum (12 cr. hrs.)
AHLT-R 484 Ultrasound Practicum (12 cr. hrs.)

Graduation Requirements

Satisfactory completion of the general education, didactic, clinical laboratory and clinical experience course work. All course work must be completed in compliance with the program's and schools' academic and professional policies.