Health Career Professions
Associate in Science (Transfer Program) - 60 Credit Hours
DENTAL HYGIENIST (BACCALAUREATE), PHYSICAL THERAPIST, MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, NURSING (BACCALAUREATE), RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST**, MEDICAL RECORD ADMINISTRATOR. Requirements for admission to baccalaureate programs in the above paramedical professions vary considerably. For this reason, students planning to enter a professional school in one of these fields should seek specific information from the school they wish to attend as early as possible. A solid background in math and science is desirable. The suggested course of studies listed below will satisfy freshman-sophomore requirements of most four-year colleges and universities. Because differences exist between programs offered at senior institutions, students are encouraged to review specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Radiologic Sciences granted by Southern Illinois University is the only degree specific to the Radiography Program curriculum within Illinois, and as a "capstone" degree, applicants must first complete the Radiography Program professional courses.
|Recommended Course Sequence:|
Fall Semester 1:
Spring Semester 1:
Fall Semester 2:
Spring Semester 2:
|Required General Education Courses|
|FINE ARTS *||3|
|HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *||3|
|SOCIAL SCIENCE *||3|
|SOCIAL SCIENCE *||3|
|BIOL 130||GENERAL ZOOLOGY||4|
|CHEM 120||PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I||4|
|COMM 110||COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE||3|
|ENGL 110||COMPOSITION I||3|
|ENGL 111||COMPOSITION II||3|
|MATH 115||COLLEGE ALGEBRA||3|
|MATH 211||STATISTICAL ANALYSIS||4|
|PSY 110||INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|Required Program Courses|
|BIOL 205||PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I||4|
|BIOL 206||PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II||4|
|CHEM 122||PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY||4|
|ELECTIVES||10 to 11|
* See specific requirements for Associate in Science degree.
** The Bachelor of Science Degree in Radiologic Sciences granted by Southern Illinois University is the only degree specific to the Radiography Program curriculum within Illinois, and as a "capstone" degree, applicants must first complete the Radiography Program professional courses.
For Program Information Contact:
Health Careers Department