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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Health Sciences - Program of Study

Nuclear Medicine Technology
A.A.S. Degree (Career)
Application Code 299
For curriculum information, contact the Health Sciences Division— Room HS-236—443-518-1560.
   
Mid-Maryland Allied Healthcare Education Consortium
Frederick Community College Degree
   
The Nuclear Medicine Technology area of study is intended to prepare students as entry-level nuclear medicine technologists in a specialized area of diagnostic imaging which includes both body structure and function. Nuclear medicine technologists perform procedures to assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Graduates will be prepared to take the national certification exams for nuclear medicine technologies. This degree is offered to Howard Community College students through the Mid-Maryland Allied Healthcare Education Consortium. Students will typically complete most of the general education core and other courses related to the major at Howard and then matriculate to Frederick Community College to complete the Nuclear Medicine courses. Students participating in Consortium programs pay in-county rates at the institution(s) to which they matriculate.
   
GENERAL EDUCATION CORECredits
CompositionENGL-121 English Composition3  
Humanities, Arts &  
 LiteratureENGL-226 World Literature I
 OR 
 ENGL-227 World Literature II3
MathematicsMATH-138 Statistics4
ScienceBIOL-203 Anatomy and Physiology I4
 BIOL-101 General Biology I
 OR 
 BIOL-107 Fundamentals of Microbiology4
Social Sciences PSYC-101 General Psychology3  
   
REQUIRED COURSES RELATED TO MAJOR Credits
BIOL-204Anatomy and Physiology II4
CHEM-101General Inorganic Chemistry I
 OR 
CHEM-103Fundamentals of General Chemistry 
PHYS-101Technical Physical Science4  
MATH-141College Algebra3  
OFFI-260Medical Terminology
Health CourseAny course with a prefix of EXSC, HEED, or LFIT 1
Courses Offered at Frederick Community College
NM 100Physics for Nuclear Medicine Technology3  
NM 102Nuclear Medicine Technology4  
NM 103Nuclear Medicine Techniques I3  
NM 104Clinical Nuclear Medicine Technology I2  
NM 105Nuclear Medicine Techniques II3  
NM 107Instrumentation and Computers in Nuclear
 Medicine Technology5  
NM 201Medical Radiobiology2  
NM 202Clinical Nuclear Medicine Technology II3  
NM 203Radiopharmacy and Radiation Chemistry2  
NM 204Clinical Nuclear Medicine Technology III4  
NM 205Professional Development in Nuclear Medicine2
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Transfer Note: 
Frederick Community College has articulation agreements with the following institutions for students graduating with an A.A.S. in Nuclear Medicine Technology and who are looking for transfer opportunities. For more information, contact the Counseling & Advising Office at 301.846.2471.
University of Baltimore – B.S. Health Systems Management
University of Baltimore at Shady Grove – B.S. Health Systems
Management 
   
Students interested in pursuing a degree at HCC in addition to preparing for this area of study should see “Allied Health Programs” or “Mid-Maryland Allied Health Care Education Consortium” on pages 20-22 and also meet with an allied health advisor in the office of Admissions and Advising.
   

hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST