2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Associate in Science—Radiography (AS)

CIP Code


60 credits

Admission Requirements

In order to apply for admission to the professional concentration phase of the Radiography Program, students must:

  • Meet with the Nutrition and Health Science Primary Departmental Advisor.

  • Be a current Ball State student by December 1 of the year immediately prior to the professional concentration phase application deadline. All transfer credits must be evaluated and appear on the BSU Student DegreeWorks record and official BSU transcript.

  • Successfully complete 12 of the 24 credits of radiography prerequisite courses.

  • Earn a minimum of 2.5 overall GPA from the required radiography prerequisite courses.

  • Disclose any termination from a healthcare facility, ticket, citation, summons, arrest, charge, or conviction for a misdemeanor or felony. Individuals who have been charged or convicted of a misdemeanor or felony must preapply and receive clearance from the national certifying body by the professional concentration program application deadline.

  • Meet the following requirements of the math/science courses ANAT 201, CHEM 100, MATH 125, PHYC 100, PHYS 215:

  1. Complete 3 of the 5.

  2. Complete within the past seven years or must be retaken.

  3. Not repeat any math/science course more than one time.

  4. Earn a grade of C or higher for all 5 math/science courses.

  • Earn a grade of C or higher for English (ENG 103).

  • Have read the most current Radiography Program Policies, Procedures, and Information and Radiography Check Sheet documents posted on the BSU website.

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age by the first day of the professional concentration phase of the program due to occupational radiation exposure limits of minors and to meet legal clinical education setting policies.

Retention Requirements

In order to maintain admission and participate in the professional concentration phase of the Radiography Program, students must:

  • Successfully complete all 24 credits of the radiography prerequisite courses by the end of spring semester prior to beginning the professional concentration phase.

  • Earn a grade of C or higher in all professional concentration courses.

Prerequisite courses, 24 credits

ANAT 201Fundamentals of Human Anatomy


CHEM 100People and Chemistry


COMM 210Fundamentals of Public Communication


ENG 103Rhetoric and Writing


MATH 125Quantitative Reasoning


PHYC 100Conceptual Physics


PSYS 100Introduction to Psychological Science




Total Credit Hours:24

Professional concentration courses, 36 credits

AHSC 201Introduction to Medical Imaging and Patient Care


AHSC 224Radiographic Procedures 1


AHSC 225Radiographic Procedures 2


AHSC 226Radiographic Procedures 3


AHSC 227Computed Tomography


AHSC 228Radiographic Principles 1


AHSC 229Radiographic Principles 2


AHSC 230Radiographic Principles 3


AHSC 231Clinic 1 Radiography


AHSC 232Clinic 2 Radiography


AHSC 233Clinic 3 Radiography


AHSC 234Clinic 4 Radiography


Total Credit Hours:36

Total Credit Hours: 60

Students qualifying for exemption from ENG 103 will receive credit for the course. ENG 101 and ENG 102 may be substituted for ENG 103.