Radiation Therapy Program of Study
Every effort is made to ensure this information is current, but please be aware that some content may have changed. There is no substitute for developing a careful course registration plan in consultation with your advisor. The class sequence listed is suggested only. The final decision rests with the student and academic advisor.
Upon completion of the radiography primary program, the student may apply to any of the second or advanced certificate radiation sciences programs.
UNMC will accept a maximum of 6 College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or Advanced Placement (AP) semester hours. In addition, UNMC does not accept CLEP credits in math or science and will only accept a maximum of 3 CLEP credit or AP credit hours in English composition.
Acceptance to the radiation therapy program is competitive. Participation in this pre-professional program at WSC and/or previous acceptance into a primary professional program (e.g. radiography or nuclear medical technology) does not guarantee acceptance into a radiation therapy program.
Applicants to this program must have achieved a 2.5 GPA in the undergraduate program and a 3.0 GPA in their professional training in radiography.
College prerequisites and course requirements are subject to change by radiation science program at UNMC.
Minimum 21 specified semester hours (45 hours suggested).
2022-23 Academic Year
Freshman - 1st semester
BIO 108 Medical Terminology (1)
*BIO 110 Biology Concepts (4)
CHE 106 General Chemistry I (4)
*ENG 102 Composition Skills (3)
MAT 121 College Algebra (3)
Freshman - 2nd semester
BIO 220 Human Anatomy (4)
*CNA 100 Principles of Human Communication (3)
MAT 180 Applied Probability and Statistics (3)
*PSY 101 General Psychology (3)
*SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (3)
+Or 2 hours of Medical Terminology (not offered at WSC)
Sophomore - 1st semester
BIO 340 Human Physiology (4)
CIS 130 Intro to Computer/Information Technology (3)
*ENG 200 Expository Writing (3)
PHY 201 General Physics I (3)
PHY 321 Physics I Lab (1)
*SPA 110 Elementary Spanish I (3)
*Suggested elective meets UNMC humanities or social sciences prerequisites