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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Radiological Sciences (RADSC)

RADSC 220 Radiation Biology and Protection (3) Study the principles of interaction of radiation with living systems, effects on cells and tissues, biological response, and radiation protection.

RADSC 220 Radiation Biology & Protection (3)

The content of this course includes the basic fundamentals of radiation interactions, basic biology with emphasis placed on effects of radiation exposure on cells and on radiation protection mandates and techniques. This course is a requirement of the radiography (radiologic technology) curriculum and could be utilized as an option for other students interested in radiation effects such as health science, biomedical engineering, health physics or physics and biology majors. As is consistent with the core courses in the Radiography program, a passing grade for enrolled radiography students is 75%.
General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2002

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.