Pre-Medical Imaging Technology

Central Oregon Community College does not have a degree in medical/ diagnostic imaging, but offers many prerequisite courses required for entry into such a program. The following information is informed generally by Oregon Institute of Technologys Medical Imaging ( degree requirements, but students should check with their destination college to confirm requirements. Linn-Benton Community College and Portland Community College are other Oregon colleges offering this type of program.

All courses must be completed with a "C" grade or better

  • Writing
    WR 121 English Composition 4
    WR 122 English Composition 4
    Oral Communication
    SP 111 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
  • Mathematics
    MTH 111 College Algebra 4
  • Health
    HHP 295 Health and Fitness 3
    Arts And Letters
    Choose two (2) courses from the Discipline Studies list.
  • Social Science
    PSY 201 Mind and Brain 4
    or PSY 202 Mind and Society
    Science/Math/Computer Science
    Choose one (1) courses from the Discipline Studies list.

AH 111 Medical Terminology I 3
Bl 231 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
Bl 232 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
Bl 233 Human Anatomy and Physiology Ill 4
CH 104 Intro to Chemistry I 5
or CH 221 General Chemistry I
MTH 112 Trigonometry 4

Choose enough electives to reach a minimum total of 90 overall degree credits. Elective credits must number 100 or above with a maximum of 12 CTE credits and 15 credits of CWEIHHP/performance courses.

OIT requires students to take MIT 103 in order to apply to the program; this course is offered online and can be used in the elective category of the AS degree. Another course recommended by OIT (and the AS requirement it can be used to meet) is WR 227 (elective).

Also see:
Pre-Medical Imaging Program Description (PDF)