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Degree Requirements for Bachelor of Health Sciences in Radiation Therapy

In order to meet the dynamic and ever-changing workforce and educational requirements in Radiation Therapy, a new and innovative curriculum is currently being developed. As such, the Radiation Therapy program at BCHS will not be available for new students in Fall 2012. If you are interested in Radiation Therapy for Fall 2013 and beyond or have an interest in one of the other programs at BCHS for Fall 2012, please contact the Admissions Office at 901-572-2247.

General Studies Courses

BIO 201

Anatomy & Physiology I

4

BIO 202

Anatomy & Physiology II

4

BIO 301

Pathophysiology

3

BIO 320

Cross Sectional Anatomy

2

CIS 101

Introduction to Computer Concepts

3

ENG 101

English Composition I

3

ENG 102

English Composition II

3

ENG 201, 202 or 203

World or American Literature

3

HSC 104

Baptist College Experience

1

HSC 204

Spiritual Life and College Service

1

HSC 301

U.S. Health Care Systems

3

MAT 110

College Algebra

3

MAT 201

Introduction to Statistical Methods and Research

3

MAT 220

Mathematical Methods for Physics

3

PHI 201, 202 or 301

Philosophy

3

PHY 310

Physics I

3

PHY 320

Physics II

3

PSY 201

General Psychology

3

REL 201, 301 or 302

Religion

3

SOC 201

Health & Society

3

SPE 211

Speech Fundamentals

3

ELECTIVE

 

3

Total

 

63 Hrs

AHS

AHS 202

Medical Terminology for the Health Sciences

2

AHS 204

Patient Care

3

Total

 

5 Hrs

Professional Courses

RAD 331

X-Ray Production

3

RTT 231

Radiation Health/Safety

2

RTT 310

Foundations of Radiation Therapy

3

RTT 320

Radiation Oncology I

3

RTT 341

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy I

3

RTT 381

CT Imaging

3

RTT 382

Oncology Patient Care

1

RTT 383

Imaging I for RTT

2

RTT 384

Imaging II for RTT

2

RTT 392

Clinical Practicum I

4

RTT 393

Clinical Practicum II

4

RTT 420

Radiation Oncology II

3

RTT 423

Radiation Therapy Technology Symposium

2

RTT 430

Radiation Therapy Physics & Treatment Planning I

3

RTT 431

Radiation Therapy Physics & Treatment Planning II

3

RTT 432

Quality Management

2

RTT 441

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy II

3

RTT 492

Clinical Practicum III

4

RTT 493

Clinical Practicum IV

4

Total

54 Hrs

Total Credit Hours Degree Requirement

122 Hrs