RDSC Radiologic Science

RDSC   3001   Radiologic Sciences I

5 Credit Hours.   5 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An introduction to professional organization, specialties, accreditation, certification, licensure, professional development, ethics, and legal issues. Topics include mechanics, electromagnetic physics, nuclear physics, x-ray production, introduction to digital imaging processes, fluoroscopy, sonographic or radiologic physical principles and instrumentation, and nuclear decay as they relate to the medical setting.

RDSC   3002   Radiologic Sciences II

6 Credit Hours.   6 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Biological, chemical, and physical effects of radiation and radiation measurement and safety. A survey of human pathology including cancer, vascular diseases, trauma, anomalies and other disease processes as demonstrated by radiologic imaging. Includes 2D and 3D cross sectional images of ultrasound, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine and Radiography.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RDSC   3001.

RDSC   3060   Principles of Image Formation and Evaluation

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Open only to majors in radiologic sciences. Factors controlling radiographic image production and image quality. Topics include geometric and photographic properties, image quality evaluation, and image display.

RDSC   3060L   Prin of Image Form & Evalu Lab

0 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

RDSC   4100   Advanced Imaging Modalities

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Instrumentation, operation, and clinical uses of MRI or CT or Mammography or Sonography.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RADR   4101 or CVIS   4101 or NUCM   4101 or RTHR   4101 or SONO   4101 and RADR   4102 or CVIS   4102 or NUCM   4102 or RTHR   4102 or SONO   4102.