Computed Tomography BA/BS

The Computed Tomography program is designed for individuals who have completed an A.S. degree in Radiographic Science and for other healthcare professionals who are licensed, registered or certified in their respective areas of training. This program includes theoretical content and a clinical internship. The degree program serves as a foundation for graduate and/or further professional study. 

General Education Requirements

Written Communication
Select one of the following:6.00
WRITING AND RHETORIC I
and WRITING AND RHETORIC II
COLLEGE WRITING AND RESEARCH
Oral Communication
Select one from the following:3.00
FUNDAMENTALS OF ORAL COMMUNICATION
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Mathematical Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00-5.00
MATH IN MODERN SOCIETY
FINITE MATHEMATICS
COLLEGE ALGEBRA
COLLEGE ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY
STATISTICAL REASONING
CALCULUS I
STATISTICAL METHODS FOR THE SCIENCES
MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS II
FINITE MATHEMATICS
MATH FOR TECHNOLOGY
STATISTICAL REASONING
Humanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing
Select one course from two categories:6.00-8.00
Literature
LITERATURE AND IDEAS
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
MYTHOLOGIES
Arts
INTRODUCTION TO ART
THE ART AND HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARTS
SURVEY OF MUSIC
MUSIC IN AMERICA
WORLD MUSIC
HISTORY OF MUSICAL THEATER
HISTORY OF JAZZ AND POPULAR MUSIC STYLES
SURVEY OF THE THEATER
Language
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
Scientific Ways of Knowing
BIOL-227HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I4.00
CHEM-105GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY4.00
Social & Behavioral Ways of Knowing
Select one course from two disciplines:6.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
WORLD HISTORY I
WORLD HISTORY II
UNITED STATES HISTORY I
UNITED STATES HISTORY II
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
SOCIAL PROBLEMS
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
Diversity
Select one of the following:3.00-4.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
RACE AND ETHNICITY
COMMUNICATION AND DIVERSITY
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
NATIVE AMERICAN WRITTEN LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
WORLD HISTORY I
WORLD HISTORY II
UNITED STATES HISTORY I
UNITED STATES HISTORY II
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
ETHICS AND IDENTITY
SOCIAL-CULTURAL ASPECTS OF SPORTS
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
Integrative Seminar: Ethics & Values
Select one of the following:3.00
ID 300A - 300Z (see course descriptions for options)
HELLS CANYON INSTITUTE
Total Credits38.00-43.00

Program Requirements

Support Courses
BIOL-228HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II4.00
Major Courses (AS Degree)
RS-201MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FOR RADIOGRAPHERS2.00
RS-220PATIENT CARE IN RADIOGRAPHY2.00
RS-221RADIOGRAPHIC METHODS I3.00
RS-222RADIOGRAPHIC METHODS II3.00
RS-240QUALITY ASSURANCE AND TECHNICAL IMAGING3.00
RS-242CR/DR APPLICATIONS1.00
RS-255RADIOGRAPHIC PATHOLOGY3.00
RS-258SPECIAL PROCEDURES I2.00
RS-261APPLIED RADIOGRAPHY I8.00
RS-288SIMULATION, SAFETY AND REVIEW I1.00
RS-289SIMULATION, SAFETY AND REVIEW II1.00
RS-330RADIOBIOLOGY3.00
RS-355REGISTRY REVIEW2.00
RS-358SPECIAL PROCEDURES II1.00
RS-359INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY1.00
RS-362APPLIED RADIOGRAPHY II10.00
RS-363APPLIED RADIOGRAPHY III10.00
Major Courses (BS Degree)
RS-405SECTIONAL IMAGING3.00
RS-410CT PATHOLOGY3.00
RS-420CT PHYSICS/INSTRUMENTATION3.00
RS-480CT INTERNSHIP13.00
Total Credits82.00

Sequential Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
BIOL-227 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I 4.00
COREHumanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing 3.00
COREMathematical Ways of Knowing 3.00
COREOral Communication 3.00
ENGL-101 WRITING AND RHETORIC I 3.00
 Credits16.00
Spring
BIOL-228 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II 4.00
CHEM-105 GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY 4.00
CORESocial & Behavioral Ways of Knowing 3.00
CORESocial & Behavioral Ways of Knowing 3.00
ENGL-102 WRITING AND RHETORIC II 3.00
 Credits17.00
Second Year
Fall
COREHumanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing 3.00
RS-201 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FOR RADIOGRAPHERS 2.00
RS-220 PATIENT CARE IN RADIOGRAPHY 2.00
RS-221 RADIOGRAPHIC METHODS I 3.00
RS-240 QUALITY ASSURANCE AND TECHNICAL IMAGING 3.00
RS-288 SIMULATION, SAFETY AND REVIEW I 1.00
 Credits14.00
Spring
COREDiversity 3.00
RS-222 RADIOGRAPHIC METHODS II 3.00
RS-242 CR/DR APPLICATIONS 1.00
RS-255 RADIOGRAPHIC PATHOLOGY 3.00
RS-258 SPECIAL PROCEDURES I 2.00
RS-289 SIMULATION, SAFETY AND REVIEW II 1.00
RS-330 RADIOBIOLOGY 3.00
RS-359 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY 1.00
 Credits17.00
Summer
RS-261 APPLIED RADIOGRAPHY I 8.00
 Credits8.00
Third Year
Fall
COREIntegrative Seminar: Ethics & Values 3.00
RS-358 SPECIAL PROCEDURES II 1.00
RS-362 APPLIED RADIOGRAPHY II 10.00
 Credits14.00
Spring
RS-355 REGISTRY REVIEW 2.00
RS-363 APPLIED RADIOGRAPHY III 10.00
 Credits12.00
Summer
RS-405 SECTIONAL IMAGING 3.00
RS-410 CT PATHOLOGY 3.00
RS-420 CT PHYSICS/INSTRUMENTATION 3.00
 Credits9.00
Fourth Year
Fall
RS-480 CT INTERNSHIP 13.00
 Credits13.00
 Total Credits120.00

Graduates with a BA/BS in Computed Tomography go on to obtain careers in a variety of fields:

  • Computed Tomographer
  • Radiography Education Faculty
  • Radiology Supervisor
  • Hospital Management
  • Physician/Radiologist Assistant
  • Clinical Instructor