Curriculum - Degree Option (NMT)

A student must earn a minimum of 124 credit hours to earn the Bachelor of Health Sciences degree.

  • General Education Courses: 86 credit hours
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology Courses: 38 credit hours

General Education Requirements:

A minimum of 86 credit hours in required general education coursework must be completed prior to enrollment at Allen College.  Students attend a regionally accredited institution of their choice to complete the general education courses.

  • Humanities  (9 credits)
    • Intermediate Written Communication (3 credit hours)
    • Oral Communication (3 credit hours)
    • Humanities Electives (3 credit hours)
      Defined by Allen College as Art, Music, Theatre, Dance, English, Foreign Language, Philosophy, History, Cultures, Civilization, Literature, Religion, Economics and Communication Arts.
  • Social Sciences  (15 credits)
    • Sociology (3 credit hours)
    • Psychology (3 credit hours)
    • Social Science Electives (9 credit hours)
      Defined by Allen College as Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology

  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics  (21 credit hours)
    • Anatomy & Physiology with Lab (6-8 credit hours)
    • General Chemistry with Lab (3-4 credit hours)
    • General Physics (3-4 credit hours)
    • Statistics (3 credit hours)
    • Additional Math/Science courses (6 credit hours)

  • Elective Requirements  (33-38 credit hours)
    • Diversity Elective (3 credit hours)
    • Courses in the following areas are recommended:
      Management
      Economics
      Finance
      Computer Science
      Pathophysiology
      Human Growth & Development
      Ethics

Nuclear Medicine Technology Curriculum:

A minimum of 38 credit hours in required nuclear medicine technology coursework must be completed at Allen College.   

Fall Semester (16 weeks) Total 17 credit hours

  • RA:100  Medical Terminology (1 credit hour)
  • NMT:300  Methods of Patient Care (1 credit hour)
  • NMT:301  Introduction to Nuclear Medicine (3 credit hours)
  • NMT:400  Nuclear Medicine Physics (3 credit hours)
  • NMT:401  Nuclear Medicine Foundations I (clinical) (3 credit hours)
  • NMT:402  Nuclear Medicine Foundations II (clinical) (6 credit hours)

Spring Semester (16 weeks) Total 12 credit hours

  • NMT:403  Basic Clinical Nuclear Medicine (clinical) (6 credit hours)
  • NMT:404  Intermediate Clinical Nuclear Medicine (clinical) (3 credit hours)
  • RA:154  Imaging Methods and Sectional Anatomy (3 credit hours)

Summer Session (12 weeks) Total 9 credit hours

  • NMT:405  Advanced Clinical Nuclear Medicine (clinical) (9 credit hours)