Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Department of
Radiologic Sciences

Curriculum

Choose one of our track options in: education, management or a clinical area of study.

Note for students in the two-year program: the second-year curriculum may have slight changes to eliminate course duplications from year 1. 

Education Track (30 credits)

Semester One (11 credits)

Course Title Credits
RS 510 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Research I 2
RS 520 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Research II 2
RS 540 Program Management 3
RS 550 RS Pedagogy 3
RS 690 Capstone Project I 1

Semester Two (14 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
RS 530 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences 2
RS 560 Program Accreditation 3
RS 610 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Current Technology I 2
RS 630 Faculty Development 3
RS 650 Healthcare Law & Ethics 3
RS 691 Capstone Project II 1

Semester Three (5 credits)

Course Title Credits
RS620 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Current Technology II 2
RS660 Seminar 2
RS692 Capstone Project III 1

Note for students in the two-year program: the second-year curriculum may have slight changes to eliminate course duplications from year 1. 

Management Track (30 credits)

Semester One (11 credits)

Course Title Credits
RS 510 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Research I 2
RS 520 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Research II 2
RS 580 Personnel Management 3
RS 640 Financial Management 3
RS 690 Capstone Project I 1

Semester Two (14 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
RS 530 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences 2
RS 570 US Healthcare System 3
RS 590 Accreditation & Quality Management 3
RS 610 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Current Technology I 2
RS 650 Healthcare Law & Ethics 3
RS 691 Capstone Project II 1

Semester Three (5 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
RS 620 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Current Technology II 2
RS 660 Seminar 2
RS 692 Capstone Project III 1

PET/CT Track (34 credits)

Fall Semester (14 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
RS 510 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Research I 2
RS 520 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Research II 2
RSPC 500 CT Physics & Instrumentation 3
RSPC 501 Cross-Sectional Anatomy I 1
RSPC 512 PET/CT Clinical I 1
RSPC 516 PET Principles 1
RSPC 531 CT Procedures I 3
RS 690 Capstone Project I 1

Spring Semester (14 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
RS 530 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences 2
RS 610 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Current Technology I 2
RSPC 502 Cross-Sectional Anatomy II 1
RSPC 513 PET/CT Clinical II 1
RSPC 515 PET Procedures 1
RSPC 532 CT Procedures II 3
RS 650 Healthcare Law & Ethics 3
RS 691 Capstone Project II 1

Summer Semester (6 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
RS 620 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Current Technology II 2
RS 660 Seminar 2
RS 692 Capstone Project III 1
RSPC 514 PET/CT Clinical III 1

ICVT Track (59 */58 ** credits)

The Interventional Cardiovascular Technology (ICVT) track has options for Radiographers and for Cardiovascular Sonographers.

Fall Semester (19 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
RS 510 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Research I 2
RS 520 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Research II 2
RSI 511 Cardiovascular Physiology * 2
RSI 531 Clinical Invasive I 6
RSI 538 Invasive Procedures I 3
RSI 541 Radiographic Physics & Instrumentation I ** 2
RSI 557 Invasive Principles I 3
RS 690 Capstone Project I 1

Spring Semester (25 */24 ** credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
RS 530 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences 2
RS 610 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Current Technology I 2
RSI 512 Cardiovascular Pathophysiology * 3
RSI 513 Radiobiology & Health Physics ** 2
RSI 522 Cardiovascular Pharmacology * 2
RSI 532 Clinical Invasive II 6
RSI 539 Invasive Procedures II 3
RSI 542 Radiographic Physics & Instrumentation II ** 2
RSI 558 Invasive Principles II 3
RS 650 Healthcare Law & Ethics 3
RS 691 Capstone Project II 1

Summer Semester (15 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
RS 620 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences Current Technology II 2
RS 660 Seminar 2
RS 692 Capstone Project III 1
RSI 533 Clinical Invasive III 8
RSI 583 Invasive Review Seminar 2

* For Radiographers only

** For Cardiac/Vascular Sonographers only

CT Track (34 credits)

Fall Semester (13 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
RS 510 Research I 2
RS 520 Research II 2
RS 690 Capstone Project I 1
RSCC 500 CT Physics & Instrumentation 3
RSCC 501 Cross-Sectional Anatomy I 1
RSCC 512 CT Clinical I 1
RSCC 531 CT Procedures I 3

Spring Semester (13 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
RS 530 Radiologic & Imaging Sciences 2
RS 610 Advances in Current Technology I 2
RS 650 Healthcare Law & Ethics 3
RS 691 Capstone Project II 1
RSCC 502 Cross-Sectional Anatomy II 1
RSCC 513 CT Clinical II 1
RSCC 532 CT Procedures II 3

Summer Semester (8 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
RS 620 Advances in Current Technology II 2
RS 660 Seminar 2
RS 692 Capstone Project III 1
RSCC 514 CT Clinical III 1
RSCC 573 CT Review Seminar 2