2019-2020 College Catalog

Radiography (A45700)

Associate Degree Program

Career Information

The Radiography curriculum prepares the graduate to be a radiographer, a skilled health care professional who uses radiation to produce images of the human body. Course work includes clinical rotations to area health care facilities, radiographic exposure, image processing, radiographic procedures, physics, pathology, patient care and management, radiation protection, quality assurance, anatomy and physiology, and radiobiology. Graduates of accredited programs are eligible to apply to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists’ national examination for certification and registration as medical radiographers. Graduates may be employed in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, medical laboratories, government agencies, and industry.

The Radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

Joint Review Committee on Education Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, 312-704-5300, mail@jrcert.org, www.jrcert.org
 

Special Admission Requirements

  • Application
  • High school transcript/Adult high school diploma/high school equivalency
  • College transcripts
  • Placement tests
  • View information session online
  • Hospital visits arranged by admissions counselor
  • ATI-TEAS 6 Admissions Test
  • MAR (Minimum Admissions Requirements) Review
  • Health form after acceptance
  • Current certification in CPR after acceptance
  • Criminal background checks/drug screening after acceptance
  • Students are required to have their radiation exposure monitored. Semester fees for this service are due at registration and are not refundable.

Fall Semester I

ClassLabCredit
ACA 115Success & Study Skills02

1

or

ACA 122College Transfer Success02

1

BIO 163Basic Anatomy & Physiology42

5

RAD 110Radiography Intro & Patient Care23

3

RAD 111RAD Procedures I33

4

RAD 113RAD Lab Elective03

1

RAD 151RAD Clinical Ed I06

2

Semester Total:91916

Spring Semester I

ClassLabCredit
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy22

3

RAD 112RAD Procedures II33

4

RAD 121Image Production I23

3

RAD 161RAD Clinical Ed II015

5

Semester Total:72315

Summer Semester I

ClassLabCredit
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry30

3

RAD 122Image Production II13

2

RAD 141Radiation Safety20

2

RAD 171RAD Clinical Ed III09

3

Semester Total:61210

Fall Semester II

ClassLabCredit
PSY 150General Psychology30

3

RAD 211RAD Procedures III23

3

RAD 231Image Production III13

2

RAD 251RAD Clinical Ed IV021

7

Semester Total:62715

Spring Semester II

ClassLabCredit
COM 120Intro to Interpersonal Communication30

3

or

COM 231Public Speaking30

3

RAD 261RAD Clinical Ed V021

7

RAD 271Radiography Capstone23

3

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (3 ,0, 3)30

3

Semester Total:82416
Total Hours: 3610572