NMC transfer guide

To: Ferris State University - Main Campus

Program: Radiography-X ray Tech

The Radiography program at Ferris leads to an Associate in Applied Science degree. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the national certifying examination of the American Registry of Radiological Technologists. The most familiar use of the x-ray is the diagnosis of broken bones. Radiographer produce x-ray films (radiographs) of parts of the human body to assist a physician in the diagnosis of disease and trauma. Experienced radiographers my perform more complex imaging tests such as CT, MRI, mammography and surgical procedures.

Students may take some of their general education courses at Northwestern Michigan College (courses listed below).


ADMISSION CRITERIA

  1. Admission to the program requires a cumulative GPA of 2.75.
  2. A 2.5 cumulative GPA is required in the major and overall for graduation from Radiography program.
  3. A grade of a 2.0 or better must be earned in MTH 111, BIO 106, ENG 111, HAH 101. These are courses that must be completed prior to applying into the professional sequence (RADI courses).
  4. All science and math courses must be taken within 5 years of application to your professional sequence.
  5. Applications are due between January 15 and January 30 if qualifications are completed by the end of the previous Fall semester for consideration for the following Fall semester start.
  6. Ferris State University's Radiography transfer guide is available here. Please contact the College of Allied Health Dean's Office at (231) 591-2263.

Basic requirements

Communications

Credits

ENG 111, 112

English Composition

8

Humanities

Credits

PHL 201 or 202

Ethics or Ethical Dilemmas are recommended but you may choose 3 credits from History, Humanities, Music, Theater, Foreign Language

3

Science/Math

Credits

MTH 111

Intermediate Algebra

4

BIO 106

Human Biology

4

Social Science

Credits

PSY 101 or SOC 101

Introduction to Psychology OR Introduction to Sociology are recommended, but you may choose 3 credits from Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology

3

Major and additional requirements

 

Credits

COM 111

Speech

4

CIT 100

Computers in Business

3

HAH 101

Medical Terminology

3

HAH 120

Infection Control

3

Northwestern Michigan College does not assume final responsibility for the accuracy of information on this guide. The final responsibility for the successful transfer of classes suggested on this guide rests with you and the institution you plan to transfer. It is strongly recommended that you visit the institution as early in your academic career (prior to transfer) as possible.

Updated: Fall 2012

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