2016-17 Degree Plan

Radiologic Sciences (Nuclear Medicine Imaging Concentration), BS

School of Medicine: Department of Radiology
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 13 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3
MATH 150: Pre-Calculus Mathematics or MATH 162: Calculus I or MATH 180: Elements of Calculus I 3
BIOL 123: Biology for Health Related Sciences and Non-Majors 3
BIOL 124L: Biology for Health Related Sciences and Non-Majors 1
PSY 105: General Psychology 3
Term Hours: 13
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 29 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 120: Composition III 3
CS 150L: Computing for Business Students 3
BIOL 237: Human Anatomy and Physiology I for the Health Sciences 3
BIOL 247L: Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I 1
PHIL 102: Current Moral Problems or PHIL 156: Reasoning and Critical Thinking or PHIL 245: Professional Ethics 3
STAT 145: Introduction to Statistics 3
Term Hours: 16
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 46 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
BIOL 238: Human Anatomy and Physiology II for the Health Sciences 3
BIOL 248L: Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory II 1
CHEM 121: General Chemistry I 3
CHEM 123L: General Chemistry I Laboratory 1
PHYC 151: General Physics 3
ENGL 219: Technical and Professional Writing 3
Humanities, Fine Arts, or Foreign Language Core Course 3
Term Hours: 17
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 63 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
BIOL 239L: Microbiology for Health Sciences and Non-Majors 4
CHEM 122: General Chemistry II or CHEM 212: Integrated Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry 3
CHEM 124L: General Chemistry II Laboratory 1
PHYC 152: General Physics 3
Humanities, Fine Arts, or Foreign Language Core Course 3
Social Behavioral Science Core Course 3
  • If CHEM 212 is taken CHEM 124L does not have to be taken.
Term Hours: 17
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 75 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ 221: Interpersonal Communication 3
RADS 378: Current Problems I 3
RADS 406: Medical Imaging Theory III 3
Social Behavioral Science Core Course 3
  • At this point, the student's completed and proposed course work must be approved by the selection committee prior to continuing this program.
Term Hours: 12
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 87 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ 320 or CJ 323 or CJ 314 or CJ 344 or CJ 450 3
RADS 398: Current Problems II 3
RADS 405: Medical Imaging Theory II 3
RADS 481: Medical Imaging Pathology 3
Term Hours: 12
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 93 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
NUCM 315: Radiation Safety 2
RADS 330: Patient Care 2
RADS 331: Patient Care Laboratory 1
RADS 381: Medical Language Systems Review 1
  • Summer Term
Term Hours: 6
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 108 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
NUCM 320: Clinical Nuclear Technology I 4
NUCM 354: Clinical Radiopharmacy 3
NUCM 375: Nuclear Physics and Instrumentation 3
NUCM 360: Imaging Instrumentation I 3
NUCM 380: Nuclear Medicine Cross Sectional Anatomy 2
Term Hours: 15
Term 9 Hours Towards Degree: 124 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
NUCM 365: Clinical Nuclear Technology II 4
NUCM 385: Imaging Instrumentation II 3
NUCM 390: In Vitro Nuclear Medicine 2
NUCM 392: Pathology Seminar 4
NUCM 396: Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Imaging I 3
Term Hours: 16
Term 10 Hours Towards Degree: 132 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
NUCM 400: Clinical Nuclear Technology III 4
NUCM 412: Nuclear Radiation Biology 2
NUCM 415: Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Imaging II 2
  • Summer Term
Term Hours: 8
Degree Plan Notes
  • This is the only primary entry-level pathway offered at UNM where students do not have to have completed an outside radiography program and be ARRT certified.

  • To count towards graduation credit hours, the minimum grade point average must be 2.50 and each course must be completed with a grade of “C” or better (does not include “C-”). Courses may be taken in a different order with approval from the student’s advisor.

  • CJ 320 or CJ 323 or CJ 314 or CJ 344 or CJ 450s
    CJ 314: Intercultural Communication
    CJ 320: Mediation
    CJ 323: Nonverbal Communication
    CJ 344: Interviewing
    CJ 450: Health Communication