Computed Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Area – Bachelor of Science

Goals and Student Learner Outcomes

Computed Tomography/Magnetic Resonance

Students will be clinically competent.

Student learner outcomes:

  • Students select appropriate scan parameters to provide optimal image quality.
  • Students employ proper radiation and safety practices in the clinical setting.

Students will employ critical thinking skills.

Student learner outcomes:

  • Students adapt imaging parameters for pathological considerations.
  • Students employ critical thinking skills in providing patient care while anticipating patient needs throughout a computed tomography procedure.  Students apply scientific inquiry in the application of magnetic resonance.

Students will model professionalism.

Student learner outcomes:

  • Students analyze the importance of professionalism in the practice of imaging.
  • Students participate in a professional imaging activity.

Students will employ effective communication skills in the healthcare environment.

Student learner outcomes:

  • Students demonstrate appropriate communication skills.
  • Students utilize appropriate communication skills in educating the patient on general aspects of computed tomography/magnetic resonance and procedure specifics.

Assessment

  1. Survey of graduates
  2. Survey of employers
  3. Monitoring of certification examinations

Program Requirements

General Education

MATH 152, 174 or 175

3-4

BIOL 234Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3

CTMR 499CSeminar in Magnetic Resonance

3

General Education courses

variable

Total Credit Hours:36-37

Refer to the General Education section for a complete listing of general education courses and requirements for the University.

Area Requirements

CTMR Core Requirements

Choose one of the following:
RSCI 375Radiologic Sciences Transition (for transfer students)

38

or

RSCI 110Introduction to Radiological Sciences

1

RSCI 200Patient Care

3

RSCI 206Radiographic Anatomy, Positioning and Imaging Production I

6

RSCI 210Radiographic Equipment and Imaging I

3

RSCI 230Radiography Clinical Internship I

10

RSCI 300Film Critique and Evaluation

2

RSCI 310Radiographic Anatomy, Positioning and Image Production II

4

RSCI 320Radiography Clinical Internship II

10

RSCI 330Imaging Pathology

2

RSCI 335Radiation Biology and Protection

2

RSCI 340Radiographic Equipment and Imaging II

3

RSCI 346Radiation Physics and Electronics

2

RSCI 350Seminar in Radiography

2

Total Credit Hours:38-50

RSCI 375: For transfer students, refer to Admission Criteria item E of the Bachelor of Imaging Science section. The number of hours of the radiography component may vary depending on the specific radiography program the student completed. If less than 37 hours are available for transfer, additional specific courses will be required at MSU to meet the 120 hour baccalaureate degree requirement.

CTMR Program Requirements

CTMR 403Computed Tomographic Physics and Instrumentation

3

CTMR 405Computed Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Sectional Anatomy

4

CTMR 413Advanced Patient Care

2

CTMR 443Imaging Procedures in Computed Tomography

4

CTMR 451Magnetic Resonance Physical Principles of Image Formation

4

CTMR 455Imaging Procedures in Magnetic Resonance

3

CTMR 461Magnetic Resonance Practicum

5

CTMR 467Computed Tomography Practicum I

5

CTMR 477Advanced Imaging Practicum I

4

CTMR 483Seminar in Computed Tomography

2

CTMR 485Advanced Imaging Practicum II

4

CTMR 499CSeminar in Magnetic Resonance

3

Total Credit Hours:40

CTMR 499C: Course hours included in general education total.

Supplemental Requirements

CIS 101Computer Literacy

3

IMS 202Medical Terminology

2

Total Credit Hours:5
Choose one of the following groups:

1. BIOL 234 (credit hours included in general education) and BIOL 235, or

2. BIOL 244, BIOL 244A, BIOL 245, and BIOL 245A

Total Credit Hours:3-8

Total Credit Hours: 122-140

Upon permission, experienced computed tomography/magnetic resonance practitioners may elect to take "CLEP" tests for credit in subjects they have mastered. Refer to the University and department "CLEP" policies for additional information.