The six-semester Associate of Science in Radiography (ASR) degree program combines classroom instruction with extensive clinical experience into a two-year schedule. Graduates of the ASR program complete the requirements necessary to take a certification exam through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists to become a Registered Radiologic Technologist. Students in the ASR program also have the opportunity to be dually enrolled in the Bachelor of Health Sciences program.
The Mercy College of Nursing and Health Sciences of Southwest Baptist University in Springfield provides conveniently scheduled general education and science prerequisite coursework for all its degree programs, as well as a wide array of courses for adult learners who desire to begin or continue their education. General education coursework is offered in both traditional classroom settings and through online courses. Students in general education courses benefit from experienced professors in small classes.
The University offers a science incentive program to radiography students. If you take the prerequisite science coursework through SBU, you can earn up to $375 per semester of tuition credit toward your radiography degree for up to four semesters.
Visit the SBU-Springfield Campus page to learn more about the campus, cost, scholarships and financial aid, and more.
Southwest Baptist University is a Christ-centered university and is committed to the integration of faith and academics in all programs and degrees. Class discussions include open dialogue about how faith impacts the academic discipline. Students are encouraged to consider their own faith and how they will incorporate their faith in their chosen career paths. SBU's goal is to produce academically qualified career professionals who are also servant leaders in today's global society.
To be admitted to the SBU Associate of Science in Radiography (ASR) program, please complete the following steps:
Be sure to verify receipt of forms with ASR program.
In addition to completing the admissions checklist above, you must have a cumulative GPA of 2.7+ and prerequisite GPA of 2.7+ to meet program admission criteria.
Southwest Baptist University maintains a current database of course transfer equivalencies from hundreds of accredited colleges and universities. Students are welcome to search for and find course equivalents for pre-requisite courses and program requirements within the Mercy College of Nursing and Health Sciences degree programs.
English Composition I
Human Anatomy & Physiology I
Human Anatomy & Physiology II
Computer and Information Management
Chemistry for Allied Health
Charlie Hungerford, M.A.
Director of Admissions
Amanda Doneski, Ed.D., RT(R)
Radiology/Health Sciences Program Chair
Mercy School of Radiologic Technology of Southwest Baptist University pursues excellence in education in a personalized Christian environment by preparing students to be competent, compassionate Radiologic Technologists.
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|ENG 1113||English Composition I||3|
|PSY 1013||General Psychology||3|
|MAT 1143||College Algebra||3|
|BIO 2204*||Human Anatomy & Physiology I||4|
|BIO 3304||Human Anatomy & Physiology II||4|
|CIS 1103||Computer & Information Management||3|
|CHE 1004||Chemistry for Allied Health (or General Chemistry or General Physics)||4-5|
* BIO 1104 General Biology prerequisite for BIO 2204 or ACT of 24 in Science Reasoning
|RAD 1103||Intro to Radiologic Technology (1st 8 wks)||3|
|HSC 1013||Medical Terminology (Online)||3|
|RAD 1305||Radiographic Procedures I||5|
|RAD 1503||Radiologic Science||3|
|RAD 2002||Clinical Education I (2nd 8 weeks)||2|
|RAD 2101||Clinical Education II (2 weeks)||2|
|BIB 1013||Old Testament History||3|
|RAD 1604||Radiographic Procedures II||4|
|RAD 1803||Radiographic Imaging I||3|
|RAD 2103||Clinical Education III||3|
|RAD 2203||Clinical Education IV (8 weeks)||3|
|BIB 1023||New Testament History||3|
|RAD 1201||Contrast Agents (1st 8 weeks)||1|
|RAD 1612||Radiographic Procedures III (2nd 8 wks)||2|
|RAD 1902||Radiation Protection & Biology||2|
|RAD 1812||Radiographic Imaging II||2|
|RAD 2213||Clinical Education V||3|
|RAD 1911||Advanced Modalities (1st 8 weeks)||1|
|RAD 1921||Career Development (1st 8 weeks)||1|
|RAD 1922||Radiologic Pathology (1st 8 weeks)||2|
|RAD 1931||Cross-Sectional Anatomy (1st 8 weeks)||1|
|RAD 1944||Curriculum Review (2nd 8 weeks)||4|
|RAD 2223||Clinical Education VI||3|
This is a proposed guideline. Please check the catalog and see your advisor for your final degree requirements.
Southwest Baptist University reserves the right to make changes to degree plans without advanced notice or obligation.
The student is responsible for understanding and completing all general education, degree, departmental and graduation requirements.
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