Applicants interested in either concentration area of the Bachelor of Science in Health Science program are required to visit the college and meet individually with an admissions representative and program faculty to ascertain if their goals can be met by the college. Prospective students declaring one of these program options as their major must be generally admitted to South College and meet the following requirements in order to be considered for full admission to the program:
- Have an earned college GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale (developmental studies grades/quality points excluded);
- Meet all admission requirements indicated for the rotation associated with chosen track (radiography or nuclear medicine) and obtain admission.
The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Health Science with Concentration in Radiography/Nuclear Medicine is to prepare students to qualify for advanced positions within a health care team dedicated to the conservation of life and the maintenance of health, which includes prevention and treatment of disease by:
- Providing a quality education, both clinical and didactic, in the health sciences to prepare health professionals for advanced positions or leadership roles in accordance with professional and accreditation guidelines;
- Broadening a student’s knowledge, cognitive skills, and generalize theoretically learning through liberal arts and science studies;
- Promoting the health professions by addressing the significance of specific roles and associated professional issues;
- Providing competent health practitioners with educational experience beyond an associate degree level with in-depth concentrated learning experiences;
- Expanding and enhancing job mobility and promotion for health professionals; and,
- Providing the health care community with a professional competent and appropriate workforce.