2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 16, 2024  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Imaging Science, Nuclear Medicine Concentration, B.S.

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Nuclear Medicine Concentration requirements:

The Nuclear Medicine Technology program is within the Bachelor of Science in Imaging Science degree. The Nuclear Medicine Technology program is in partnership with Chattanooga State Community College. This unique, one of a kind program in West Virginia allows students to gain the experience in Nuclear Medicine both locally and in the Chattanooga Tennessee area.

Bluefield State College is an academic affiliate of the programmatically accredited (JRCNMT) program at Chattanooga State Community College. Students will apply to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program via the Bluefield State College/Chattanooga State Community College application process and must meet the current admissions policy set by Chattanooga State Community College.

Once students successfully complete the program, students are eligible to apply to sit for the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Boards (NMTCB) and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists’ Nuclear Medicine Exam (ARRT).

A.S. Radiologic Technology (30 credit hours) plus general education courses and all required courses for the B.S. Imaging Science in Nuclear Medicine. All students must meet the general education requirements for Bluefield State College. The following is based on Bluefield State College graduates. Graduates of other programs than Bluefield State College may be required to take additional hours to meet the 120 credit hour baccalaureate requirement and/or to meet the general education requirements.

First Fall Semester

Total Credit Hours: 16

First Spring Semester

Total Credit Hours: 12

Second Fall Semester: (at BSC or ChSCC)

  • NM 402 Molecular Imag & Patho. I Credit Hour(s): 4
  • NM 406 Instrumentation I Credit Hour(s): 3
  • NM 450 Clinical Internship I Credit Hour(s): 2
  • NM 400 Professional Practice In Imag. Credit Hour(s): 3
  • NM 409 Radiation Sciences Credit Hour(s): 3

Total Credit Hours: 15

Second Spring Semester: (at BSC)

  • NM 472 Radiopharmacy & Pharm. Credit Hour(s): 2
  • NM 404 Molecular Imag. & Patho II Credit Hour(s): 4
  • NM 408 Instrumentation II Credit Hour(s): 3
  • NM 451 Clinical Internship II Credit Hour(s): 4
  • NM 462 Computed Tomography Credit Hour(s): 3

Total Credit Hours: 16

Summer Semester: (at BSC)

  • NM 452 Clinical Internship III Credit Hour(s): 4
  • NM 470 Nuclear Medicine Seminar Credit Hour(s): 4

Total Credit Hours: 8

Total Credit Hours: 120

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