Radiography Four-Year Degree Plan

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years. The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule will vary.

You should meet with your advisor and find out the class schedule before scheduling classes.

Sample schedule

The below schedule is only one example of a possible degree plan and is provided for informational purposes only. Meet with an advisor early to develop a degree plan that best suits your needs.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
BMS 110 Introduction to Human Biology
or BMS 111 Introduction to Human Biology Laboratory
or BIO 121 General Biology I
1-4
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
Quantitative Literacy - General Education 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
CHM 116/117 Fundamentals of Chemistry OR CHM 160/161 General Chemistry I 5
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics
or ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting
3
CSC 111 Introduction to Computing
or CSC 121 Introduction to BASIC Programming
3
Total hours16-17

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
BMS 307 Human Anatomy 4
Humanities - General Education 3
Option area course 3
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3
LLT 102 Scientific and Medical Terminology 2
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
BMS 308 Human Physiology 4
BIO 210 Elements of Microbiology 3
The Arts - General Education 3
Option area course 3
Total hours13

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Upper division option area 6
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines
or ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions
3
Upper division elective 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Upper division option area 3
CHM 201 Essentials of Organic Chemistry
or CHM 202 Essentials of Organic Chemistry Laboratory
2-3
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
Upper division elective 3
Total hours14

Acceptance into a clinical school

You must be accepted into a clinical school of radiologic technology. Forty-two hours will count toward your major (21 lower-division and 21-upper division credits).

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
School of radiologic technology Varies

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
School of radiologic technology Varies

Ninth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
School of radiologic technology Varies

Tenth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
School of radiologic technology Varies

Tips for success

  • CHM 160/161 is recommended for the science option.
  • ECO 155 meets both a general education and major requirement.
  • LLT 102 is a recommended elective as it is required by some clinical schools.
  • Forty-two credit hours are accepted in the transfer from an accredited school of radiologic technology.
  • Acceptance into clinical school is not guaranteed and is based on GPA, health care experience and your interview.
Degree plan last reviewed 10-19-2018.