BAS in Radiation and Imaging Sciences Radiation and Imaging Management Concentration

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Radiation and Imaging Sciences (BAS) is a career-oriented bachelor’s degree program designed to prepare radiation and imaging professionals to successfully compete for jobs that require highly developed technical skills, advanced certifications or supervisory and management skills.

Learning Outcomes

Degree recipients should possess the following skills and abilities:

  • Apply core competencies learned in the graduate’s chosen concentration to function as a successful professional in the field of radiation and imaging sciences
  • Complete a capstone project that demonstrates the breadth and depth of the educational preparation
  • Demonstrate an understanding of leadership, ethical and economic issues as they pertain to the graduate’s professional field
  • Pass national certification examinations in their chosen required or elective courses
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continued competency through lifelong learning

Concentration Requirements

Concentration Worksheet


Entry Requirement

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra
Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Prerequisite Requirements

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
National Certification in Radiologic Technology, Diagnostic Ultrasound, Radiation Therapy or Nuclear Medicine 65
BIOL& 241 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 5
BIOL& 242 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 5
ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
Humanities From AAS-DTA transfer list 5
Social Science From AAS-DTA transfer list 5

General Program and Concentration Requirements

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
BUS& 101 Introduction to Business 5
CMST 330 Intercultural Health Communication 5
ECON 315 Economics of Healthcare 5
MATH 130 Introduction to Statistics 5
PHIL 365 Biomedical Ethics: Theory and Practice 5
RAIM 301 Essentials of Imaging and Therapy 5
RAIM 320 Finance and Accounting for Healthcare 5
RAIM 325 Organizational Theory and Behavior 5
RAIM 340 Human Resources Management in Healthcare 5
RAIM 350 Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Healthcare 5
RAIM 401 Marketing in the Healthcare Environment 5
RAIM 411 Institutional Quality Management and Accreditation 5
RAIM 440 New Business Planning for Healthcare 5
RAIM 460 Management and Leadership 5
RAIM 475 Capstone Project 5
RAIT 490 Information & Image Management 3
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
ENGL 201 The Research Paper (5 Cr)
ENGL& 235 Technical Writing (5 Cr)
Choose 7 credits from the following: 7
BUS 370 Intermediate Project Management (5 Cr)
RAIM 399 Independent Study (1-5 Cr)
RAIM 494/5/6/7 Special Topics (1-5 Cr)
RAIT 301 Sectional Anatomy (3 Cr)
RAIT 302 Body Pathophysiology (3 Cr)
RAIT 303 Neuropathophysiology (3 Cr)
RAIT 310 CT Instrumentation & Procedures (3 Cr)
RAIT 311 Clinical Practicum – CT (12 Cr)
RAIT 312/
Biology of Cancer (5 Cr)
RAIT 321 Vascular Interventional Clinical (12 Cr)
RAIT 325 Mammography (5 Cr)
RAIT 326 Ultrasound Physics for Mammographers (5 Cr)
RAIT 327 Breast Ultrasound for Mammographers 3
RAIT 328 Ultrasound Equipment for Mammographers 2
RAIT 329 Clinical Practicum – Mammography 5
RAIT 330 Breast Ultrasound for Sonographers 3
RAIT 331 Clinical Practicum in Breast Ultrasound 12
RAIT 340 Fetal Echocardiography for Sonographers 3
RAIT 341 Clinical Practicum for Fetal Echocardiography 12
RAIT 344 Sonographer Vascular Technology 3
RAIT 345 Clinical Practicum – Vascular Sonography 12
RAIT 350 Nuclear Cardiology 5
RAIT 359 Basics of Positron Emission Tomography 3
RAIT 360 Advanced Positron Emission Tomography 3
RAIT 361 Clinical Practicum – Positron Emission Tomography 12
RAIT 401 Advanced Sectional Anatomy 2
RAIT 410 Advanced CT Procedures 3
RAIT 411 Clinical Practicum II – CT 1-11
RAIT 415 Advanced MRI Procedures 3
RAIT 416 Clinical Practicum II – MRI 1-11
RAIT 421 Clinical Practicum II – Interventional 1-11
RAIT 430 Neurosonology 3
RAIT 440 Pediatric Sonography 3
RAIT 461 Clinical Practicum II – PET 9
RAIT 494/5/6/7 Special Topics 1-5

Grand Total: 180

Degree Requirements

In addition to eligibility requirements, students must achieve the following:

  • Completion of 90 quarter credits in the general program and concentration requirements, with a grade of “C”, or better
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework taken at BC and the courses applies to the degree, including credits transferred from other colleges
  • At least 45 quarter credits for the degree must be completed in residence at BC, of which 30 credits must be upper division

Program Eligibility

Individuals must have:

  • National certification in radiologic technology, radiation therapy, nuclear medicine technology, or diagnostic medical sonography
  • Demonstrated completion from a regionally accredited college of the following courses, or their equivalent, with a grade point average of 2.5 or better:
    • Intermediate algebra (or assessment into a higher level course)
    • College level English composition
    • Two courses in human anatomy and physiology; or certification in Computed Tomography (CT) or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
    • Humanities course
    • Social sciences course

Application Process

To be considered for the bachelor of applied science program prospective students must submit the following:

  • Completed bachelor of applied science application form and notice of right to file a discrimination complaint
  • Nonrefundable application fee of $125
  • Official transcripts from regionally accredited colleges
  • Proof of national certification in one of the four identified fields.
  • Two letters of recommendation from someone who personally knows your work, such as your current or past manager, discussing your contributions to your workplace and how he or she believes you will benefit from completion of the BAS program. For Medical Dosimetry at least one letter must be from an oncologist, medical physicist, dosimetrist, chief therapist, or program director of a radiation therapy program. For Radiologist Assistant at least one letter must be from a radiologist.
  • Personal statement of no more than 500 words discussing your understanding of the role in your chosen field and how that fits in with your personal or professional goals. You may also discuss your work experience; your advanced certifications; specific or unique attributes that you will bring to the program; challenges or hardships you have overcome in pursuing your educational or work goals; or other special considerations that would make you a good candidate for the program.

Applications and instructions are available on the Imaging website.

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