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School of Radiography  |  Curriculum Plan

SwedishAmerican School of Radiography Prerequisites

Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II -

For baccalaureate track AND certificate track applicants, the two Rock Valley College courses BIO 281 “Human Anatomy and Physiology I” AND BIO 282 “Human Anatomy and Physiology II” satisfy this requirement
***CHM 120 is a prerequisite for these courses***
OR
the student may complete BIOL 02.221 “Human Anatomy” AND BIOL 02.252 “Human Physiology” at the University of St. Francis.  Baccalaureate students must take the USF prerequisite course BIOL 124/5 “Principles of Biology I” prior to enrollment in “Human Anatomy” and “Human Physiology.”

Speech –

For baccalaureate track AND certificate track applicants, the Rock Valley College course SPH 131 “Fundamentals of Speech”
OR
University of St. Francis course ACAF 01.101 “Core I Speech” both satisfy this requirement. 

Composition or College Writing I -

For baccalaureate track AND certificate track applicants, the Rock Valley College course ENG 101 “Composition”
OR
University of St. Francis course ENGL 06.111 “College Writing I” satisfy this requirement.

College Algebra –

For baccalaureate track AND certificate track applicants, the Rock Valley College course MTH 120 “College Algebra” or MTH 220 “Elements of Statistics”
OR
Completion of the University of St. Francis course MATH 13.105 “Introduction to Statistics” also satisfies this requirement.

Chemistry –

For baccalaureate track applicants, students must complete
CHM 120 “General Chemistry I” at Rock Valley College.
***Prerequisite for this course is College Algebra
OR
CHM 120 “Foundations of Chemistry” at USF. 

Basic Computer Skills –

For baccalaureate track AND certificate track applicants, students must complete the Rock Valley College course CIS 102 “Introduction to Computers & Information Systems”
OR
COMP 101 “Computer Concepts and Applications” at USF.

General Psychology –

For baccalaureate track AND certificate track applicants, students must
Complete the Rock Valley College course PSY 170 “General Psychology”
OR
PSYC 111 “General Psychology” at USF.

Medical Terminology –

For baccalaureate track AND certificate track applicants, students must
Complete the Rock Valley College HLT 110 “Medical Terminology“
OR
RADG 320 “Medical Terminology” at USF


Required College General Education/Liberal Arts Courses: St. Francis

For baccalaureate, track applicants ONLY

Admission to the baccalaureate track requires completion of all of these additional courses.

  • College Writing II or Composition and Literature
  • Introduction to Literature or a Literature Elective
  • Fine Arts Elective
  • Foundations of Western Thought or Humanities Elective
  • Approved History Elective
  • Human Behavior & the Social Environment II
  • Introduction to Philosophical Thinking
  • Approved Philosophy Elective
  • Introduction to Theology
  • Approved Theology Elective
  • Introduction to Radiologic Sciences

Additional College Mathematics/Science/Healthcare-related Courses:

For baccalaureate track AND certificate track applicants:

Although it is not required, the program recommends the applicant complete additional college math, science, and healthcare-related courses that are above the minimum requirements.  Admissions procedures favor those applicants who have completed such courses.

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