Program:
Radiography & Medical Imaging

Degree Awarded:
Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health & Associate of Science degree in Physical Therapist Assistant

Application Deadlines:
Nov. 15, Feb. 1
Apply Now

Degree Overview

While working to complete your Associate’s degree in Radiography, students can earn their Bachelor’s degree through the dual degree option. After completing your classroom and clinical coursework for your Associate’s degree, you will begin coursework in the Community Health curriculum. Students can choose from one of the concentrations in Human Services, Women’s Health, Public Health, Gerontology and Health Care Business to expand their understanding of a specific area of health care.

Required Courses for Dual Degree Option - Community Health

General Education Courses

(12 semester hours)

Courses Semester Hours
EN 101 - English Composition I 3
EN 102 - English Composition II 3
MA 130 - College Algebra 3
PY 101 - Introduction to Psychology 3
IPE 301 - Interprofessional Education 0
Total Semester Hours 12
Core Courses
Courses Semester Hours
◊ IC Core - Intercultural Communication 3
HU Core - Humanities 3
EA Core - Ethics, Empathy, and Advocacy 3
Total Semester Hours 9
Support Courses

(30 semester hours) Human Anatomy and Human Physiology courses must be completed with a “C” or higher.

Courses Semester Hours
GEN 105 - Medical Terminology 1
BI 211 - Human Anatomy - Lecture and Lab 4
BI 213 - Human Physiology - Lecture and Lab 4
BI 122 - Nutrition Science 3
BU 240 - Health Care Delivery Systems 3
SO 220 - Medical Sociology 2
CHL 244 - Vulnerable Populations 3
CHL 243 - Trauma Informed Care 3
HM 180 - Essentials of Pharmacology 2
ST 310 - Statistics 3
CHL 248 - Introduction to Grant Writing 2
Total Semester Hours 30
Radiography Major Courses

(49 semester hours)

Courses Semester Hours
RT 101 - Introduction to Radiography 2
◊ RT 105 - Patient Care and Lab 3
RT 110 - Radiographic Procedures I and Lab 4
RT 120 - Radiographic Exposures I and Lab 4
RT 125 - Radiographic Exposures II and Lab 4
RT 140 - Radiographic Procedures II and Lab 4
RT 246 - Radiographic Procedures III and Lab 3
RT 250 - Radiographic Pathology 2
RT 260 - Radiation Physics 2
RT 265 - Clinical Experience I 4
RT 271 - Radiation Biology 3
RT 275 - Clinical Experience II 8
RT 285 - Clinical Experience III 6
Total Semester Hours 49
Community Health Major Courses

(9 semester hours)

Courses Semester Hours
◊ CHL 405 - Advocacy and Health Literacy 3
CHL 410 - Community Health Fieldwork (concentration related) 3
CHL 420 - Community Health Capstone (concentration related) 3
Total Semester Hours 9

Additional Major Courses

Students will choose one of the concentration areas to complete the Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health.

Women’s Health Concentration

(18 semester hours)

Courses Semester Hours
CHL 260 - Evolution of Women’s Health 3
CHL 261 - Women’s Health in Contemporary Society 3
CHL 265 - Literary Perspectives of Women’s Health 3
CHL 362 - Global Issues in Women’s Health 3
CHL 364 - Mental Health of Women Throughout the Lifespan 3
CHL 365 - Women’s Health Seminar: Mammography 1
CHL 366 - Women’s Health Seminar: Pharmacology 1
CHL 367 - Women’s Health Seminar: Preventative and Restorative Topics 1
Total Semester Hours 18
Human Services Concentration

(18 semester hours)

Courses Semester Hours
PY 200 - Human Development 3
CHL 266 - Social Policy and Human Services 3
CHL 245 - Family Dynamics 1
CHL 252 - Information and Referral 2
CHL 253 - Understanding the Criminal Justice System 2
CHL 249 - Crisis Intervention Seminar 1
CHL 353 - Community Engagement and Social Change 3
EA 210 - American Poverty and Health Care 3
Total Semester Hours 18
Health Care Business concentration
Courses Semester Hours
HM 260 - Data Management and Analytics 3
BU 199 - Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BU 210 - Business Communications 3
BU 306 - Principles of Management 3
Total Semester Hours 12
Health Care Business concentration - electives

Students select 2 of the following electives:

Courses Semester Hours
BU 470 - Issues and Policies in Public Health 3
BU 420 - Long Term Care 3
BU 211 - Business and Health Law 3
HM 255 - Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information 3
BU 371 - Organizational Behavior 3
BU 425 - Project Management 3
BU 335 - Managing Healthcare Departments 3
BU 310 - Revenue Cycle Management 3
BU 411 - Operations and Quality Management 3
Public Health Concentration

(18 semester hours)

Courses Semester Hours
BU 470 - Issues and Policies in Public Health 3
CHL 250 - Epidemiology 3
CHL 251 - Environmental Risk Factors and Disease 3
CHL 353 - Community Engagement and Social Change 3
ST 410 - Advanced Statistics for Public Health Care 3
CHL 355 - Health Program Planning and Evaluation 3
Total Semester Hours 18
Gerontology Concentration

(18 semester hours)

Courses Semester Hours
HC 220 - Gerontology 2
CHL 241 - Programs, Services and Policies in Aging 3
EA 205 - Death and Dying 3
CHL 330 - Health and Physical Aspects of Aging 3
CHL 333 - Psychological and Social Aspects of Aging 3
CHL 334 - Managing Care of the Older Adult 3
CHL 335 - Seminar in Gerontology 1
Total Semester Hours 18

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2020-21 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Find out more information about costs, tuition, and fees.

Scholarships

Learn which scholarships you are eligible for as an in-coming or current student.
Learn More

Financial Aid

Explore the various loan and grant opportunities available to help fund your education.
Learn More

Undergraduate Tuition

Cost per Credit Hour
$558


Cost per Semester
$7,084 - Full-time (12 hrs)
$3,542 - Part-time (6 hrs)

Tuition
Undergraduate Tuition$558 / credit-hour
Fees - Included in cost per semester
Application Fee for first time students $35/ each
Enrollment Fee for first time students $100/ each
Technology Fee: On-Campus $20 / credit-hour
Activity Fee $4 / credit-hour
Degree Specific Fees - Not included in cost per semester
Interprofessional education – IPE Course Fee IPE 301 $90/ student
Lab Fee - General Education $40/ class
RT: NSRT Dues (RT 101) $32/ each
Lab Fee (BSN, RT, PTA) $30/ class
RT: Markers (RT 140) $22/ each
RT: Trajecsystem (RT 265, clinical tracking) $100/ each