Radiologic Technology (Beginning Fall 2014)
Program Description: The Radiologic Technology associate degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in radiology departments and related businesses and industries. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of didactic and clinical instruction necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an associate of applied science degree, have the qualifications of a radiographer, and are eligible to sit for a national certification examination for radiographers.
Successful completion of the program will enable students to sit for the Radiography examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will perform a Chest X-ray to ARRT standards.
• Students will perform a Lumbar Spine X-ray to ARRT standards.
• Students will perform a Trauma Shoulder X-ray to ARRT standards.
Length of Program: Two (2) semesters of prerequisite courses found in the Healthcare Science, TCC, Four (4) semesters of occupational courses
Cost of Program: Click Here.
Entrance Date: Prerequisite Courses open; however, all prerequisite/Competitive Admissions courses (ALHS 1090 – Medical Terminology, BIOL 2113 - Anatomy & Physiology I, BIOL 2113L - Anatomy & Physiology Lab I, BIOL 2114 - Anatomy & Physiology II, BIOL 2114L - Anatomy & Physiology Lab II, ENGL 1101 - Composition and Rhetoric, and a Degree Level Mathematics Course) must be successfully completed prior to competitive program admission deadline.
Program Admission: Fall Semester
Entrance Requirements: Entry into this program is based on competitive admissions criteria. Contact the program advisor or admissions for details. Completion of prerequisite courses does not guarantee admission into the program. For further details, Please see the Competitive Admissions Policy. Click for Entrance Scores.
Age: Applicant must be 18 years of age or older prior to first clinical course.
Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Additional Requirements: American Heart Healthcare Provider CPR Certification, Physical Exam, Criminal Background Check, and Drug Toxicology.
Note: Individuals who have been convicted of a felony offense may be denied licensure or certification. Applications for state licensure are reviewed by the designated governing body or certification by the A.R.R.T.. Licensure/Certification requirements may vary by state. Graduates of the program will submit application to The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists during the final quarter semester of the program.
Program Final Exit Point: Radiologic Technology, Associate of Applied Science. Eligible to apply for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist exam.
Credits Required for Graduation: 77 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.
|1. General Core Courses (15 hours)|
|Area I: Language Arts/Communication||3|
|ENGL||1101||Composition and Rhetoric|
|Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences||3|
|Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics||3|
|Degree Level Mathematics Course|
|Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts||3|
|And one additional course from Area I, II, III, or IV (as approved by program advisor)||3|
|General Education courses and electives for the Associate Level can be found on this page.|
|2. Occupational Courses (62 hours)|
|ALHS||1090||Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences||2|
|BIOL||2113||Anatomy and Physiology I||3|
|BIOL||2113L||Anatomy and Physiology Lab I||1|
|BIOL||2114||Anatomy and Physiology II||3|
|BIOL||2114L||Anatomy and Physiology Lab II||1|
|RADT||1010||Introduction to Radiology||4|
|RADT||1030||Radiographic Procedures I||3|
|RADT||1060||Radiographic Procedures II||3|
|RADT||1200||Principles of Radiation Biology and Protection||2|
|RADT||1320||Clinical Radiography I||4|
|RADT||1330||Clinical Radiography II||7|
|RADT||2090||Radiographic Procedures III||2|
|RADT||2260||Radiologic Technology Review||3|
|RADT||2340||Clinical Radiography III||6|
|RADT||2360||Clinical Radiography IV||9|