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RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

DEGREE: Associate in Applied Science with a major in Radiologic Technology

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE

Required Courses

High School: None
College: BIO 210, 211, MAT 110

NOTE:  A grade of "C" or better is required for each prerequisite course.

Other Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Departmental Approval
  3. Prior Experience/Observation - False
  4. Minimum Cumulative GPA  of 2.0
  5. Current CPR Certification by American Heart Association or American Red Cross
  6. Hepatitis B Immunization, Signed Informed Refusal or Titer
  7. MMR Immunization or Titer
  8. Chicken Pox Vaccination or Titer
  9. Two-step PPD / Chest X-Ray
  10. Medical Examination - Forms are provided by the college and should be current (within one year) and complete.
  11. Technical Standards - Forms are provided by the college and should be current (within one year) and complete.
  12. Other Diplomas, Licensures, etc.:  False

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  1. Any course with one of the following prefixes requires a grade of "C" or better: True
  2. Any course with one of the following prefixes may not be attempted more than twice: BIO,MAT,RAD
  3. Complete or Maintain CPR Certification by American Heart Association or American Red Cross
  4. Curriculum Completion Requirement - False months
  5. Dismissal Policy: True
  6. Reentry Policy: True

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

General Education Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
BIO 210 Anatomy And Physiology I 3 3 4
BIO 211 Anatomy And Physiology II 3 3 4
ENG 160 Technical Communications
*Both ENG 101 & SPC 205 may be substituted for ENG 160.
3 0 3
MAT 110 College Algebra 3 0 3
PSY 201 General Psychology 3 0 3
XXX XXX Elective: Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
18 6 20

Required Major Core Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
RAD 101 Introduction to Radiography 2 0 2
RAD 110 Radiographic Imaging I 3 0 3
RAD 115 Radiographic Imaging II 3 0 3
RAD 121 Radiographic Physics 4 0 4
RAD 201 Radiation Biology 2 0 2
RAD 205 Radiographic Pathology 2 0 2
RAD 230 Radiographic Procedures III 2 3 3
18 3 19

Other Hours Required for Graduation


Course Class Lab Credit
AHS 102 Medical Terminology 3 0 3
AHS 110 Patient Care Procedures 2 0 2
RAD 130 Radiographic Procedures I 2 3 3
RAD 136 Radiographic Procedures II 2 3 3
RAD 153 Applied Radiography I 0 9 3
RAD 165 Applied Radiography II 0 15 5
RAD 175 Applied Radiography III 0 15 5
RAD 210 Radiographic Imaging III 3 0 3
RAD 220 Selected Imaging Topics 3 0 3
RAD 235 Radiography Seminar I 0 3 1
RAD 257 Advanced Radiography I 0 21 7
RAD 266 Advanced Radiography II 0 18 6
15 87 44
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  83

SEMESTER CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
AHS 102 Medical Terminology 3 0 3
AHS 110 Patient Care Procedures 2 0 2
BIO 210 Anatomy And Physiology I 3 3 4
MAT 110 College Algebra 3 0 3
RAD 101 Introduction to Radiography 2 0 2
RAD 153 Applied Radiography I 0 9 3
13 12 17

SEMESTER 2 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
BIO 211 Anatomy And Physiology II 3 3 4
RAD 110 Radiographic Imaging I 3 0 3
RAD 121 Radiographic Physics 4 0 4
RAD 130 Radiographic Procedures I 2 3 3
RAD 165 Applied Radiography II 0 15 5
12 21 19

SEMESTER 3 (Summer)


Course Class Lab Credit
RAD 115 Radiographic Imaging II 3 0 3
RAD 136 Radiographic Procedures II 2 3 3
RAD 175 Applied Radiography III 0 15 5
RAD 201 Radiation Biology 2 0 2
7 18 13

SEMESTER 4 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
ENG 160 Technical Communications
*Both ENG 101 & SPC 205 may be substituted for ENG 160.
3 0 3
RAD 205 Radiographic Pathology 2 0 2
RAD 210 Radiographic Imaging III 3 0 3
RAD 230 Radiographic Procedures III 2 3 3
RAD 257 Advanced Radiography I 0 21 7
10 24 18

SEMESTER 5 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
PSY 201 General Psychology 3 0 3
RAD 220 Selected Imaging Topics 3 0 3
RAD 235 Radiography Seminar I 0 3 1
RAD 266 Advanced Radiography II 0 18 6
XXX XXX Elective: Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
9 21 16
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  83

PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT TIDBITS

Contact Person: Yancy Wells

Waiting List: No

Local Starting Salary: $37,440.00

Local Average Salary: $45,760.00

National Starting Salary: $41,600.00

National Average Salary: $52,000.00