Pre-Radiation Science Technology Curriculum

The University of Nebraska at Omaha cooperates with the University of Nebraska Medical Center School of Allied Health Professions in providing prerequisite courses for programs in nuclear medicine technology, radiography, radiation therapy technology and diagnostic medical sonography.

The following courses are required for a B.S. degree. No grades lower than “C” will transfer to UNMC for credit. Adviser: Dean’s office.

Degree Requirements

English Composition (6)

ENGL 1150/ENGL 1154English Composition I

3 credits

ENGL 1154/ENGL 1150English Composition I

3 credits

ENGL 1160/ENGL 1164English Composition II

3 credits

ENGL 1164/ENGL 1160English Composition II

3 credits

ENGL 2400Advanced Composition

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Speech Communication (3)

SPCH 1110Public Speaking Fundamentals

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Mathematics (3)

MATH 1320College Algebra

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Statistics (3)

PSYC 3130Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

3 credits

SOC 2130Basic Statistics

3 credits

STAT 3000Statistical Methods I

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Medical Terminology (2-3 credit hours)

See Metropolitan Community College

Basic Sciences (8-15)

BIOL 2740Human Physiology and Anatomy I

4 credits

CHEM 1140Fundamentals of College Chemistry

4 credits

CHEM 1144Fundamentals of College Chemistry Laboratory

1 credit

PHYS 1050Introduction to Physics

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:8-15

BIOL 2740: BIOL 2840 Human Physiology and Anatomy II (spring and summer) also recommended.

CHEM 1140/1144 and PHYS 1050: More advanced two-semester courses may be substituted.

Note: The radiation therapy program also requires documentation of collegiate level computer content (Ex. CSCI 1000 or higher)

Humanities or Social Sciences (6)

Psychology and Sociology recommended

Electives (15)

(May include one of the previously listed Basic Sciences.)

For information about UNO courses, call the dean’s office at 402-554-2458. For information on programs in Radiation Science Technology Education at UNMC, please call 402-559-1029. Their programs include radiography, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, and sonography.

For information on the Radiologic Technology program at Nebraska Methodist College, call 402-354-7200 for Clarkson College, call 402-552-3100.