Radiation Therapy
Arkansas State University
Degree:  Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science
Major:  Radiation Therapy
2006-2007
This program exceeds 8 semesters.
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
BIOL 1003 Biological  Science 3 X   ART, MUS or THEA 2503 or ENG 2003 or 2013 OR PHIL 1103 Fine Arts Visual, Musical or Theatre or Intro to Lit. Western World I or II or Intro to Philosophy 3 X
BIOL 1001 Biological  Science Lab 1 X   HIST 2763 OR 2773 or POSC 2103  US to 1876 or since 1876 OR Intro to US Government 3 X
MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 X   CS 1043 Intro to Computers 3  
PSY 2013 Psychology 3 X   SOC 2213 Prin of Sociology 3 X
HP 1913 FYE 3            
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   15  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ZOOL 2003 Human A&P I 3     ZOOL 2013 Human A&P II 3  
ZOOL 2001 Human A&P I - lab 1     ZOOL 2011 Human A&P II - lab 1  
SCOM 1203 Speech Communications 3 X   PHSC 1203 Physical Science 3 X
ANTH 2233 or GEOG 2613 or HIST 1013 or 1023 Intro to Anthropology or Intro to Geog. Or World Civ. To 1660 or from 1660 3 X   PHSC 1201 Physical Science - Lab 1 X
ENG 2003 or 2013 or PHIL 1103 Intro to Lit - Western World I or WW II or Intro to Philosophy 3 X   Gen Ed Enhancement See Gen Ed list 3 X
ART, MUS or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual, Musical or Theatre 3 X   NRS 2203 Basic Human Nutrition 3 X
Total Hours   16     Total Hours Additional elective may be needed for scholarship requirements 14  
Summer I   Summer II
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
RT 1222 Radiologic Physics 3     RT 1103 Intro to Radiologic Technology 3  
          RT 1112 Basic Radiologic Procedures 2  
          RT 1121 Basic Radiologic Procedures - Lab 1  
Total Hours   3     Total Hours   6  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
RT 1202 Radiologic Procedures 2     RT 1303 Adv. Rad. Proced. 3  
RT 1211 Radiologic Procedures - Lab       RT 1311 Adv. Rad. Proced. Lab 1  
RT 1323 Principles of Exposure 3     RT 2122 Exposures II 2  
RT 1232 Clinical Practicum I 2     RT 2121 Exposures II Lab 1  
RS 3122 Legal & Reg Env of Radiology 2     RT 3113 Radiologic Pathophysiology 3  
RS Major   2 or 3     RT 1332 Clinical Practicum II 2  
RS 3142 Adv. Imaging and Therapy I 2     RS 3152 Adv. Imaging & Therapy II 2  
          RS Major   2 or 3  
Total Hours   14 or 15     Total Hours   16 or 17  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
RST 4203 Intro to Radiation Therapy & Pt. Care 3     RST 4224 Radiation Therapy Prin & Prac II 4  
RST 4214 Radiation Therapy Prin & Practice I 4     RST 4333 Applied Radiation Biology 3  
RST 4313 Radiation Physics I 3     RST 4323 Radiation Physics II 3  
RST 4513 Radiation Therapy Clinical Education I 3     RST 4523 Radiation Therapy Clin Ed II 3  
RS 4112 Radiologic Research Analysis 2     RS 4343 Rad. Administrative Concepts 3  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   16  
Summer I & II (10 Week Courses)   Summer II 
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
RST 4234 Radiation Therapy Prin & Prac III 3     RS 3133 Sectional Anatomy 3  
RST 4413 Radiation Protection, Safety, and Quality Management 3            
RST 4242 Radiation Therapy Clinical Treatment Planning 3            
RST 4533 Radiation Therapy Clinical Education III 3            
Total Hours   12     Total Hours   3  
                 
Jr/Sr Hours 57-59 Total Degree Hours 146-148  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
Minimum 45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
146-148 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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