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Radiologic Technology

Associate of Applied Science

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.

Program Accreditation

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)

20 N. Wacker Drive Suite 2850 Chicago IL 60606-3182

http://www.jrcert.org/

Program Web Page

http://www.okefenokeetech.edu/acad/medical/radiology_program_website.asp

Certification Information

Graduates of the Radiologic Technology program are eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (AART) certification examination.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

18

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (COMPASS)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

62

79

N/A

37

 

Other Conditions for Admission

Criminal background checks and drug screens may be required based on the requirements for participation in clinical experiences.

Program Courses

Credits

General Education Core (Required Minimum: 15 Semester hours)

 

Area I - Language Arts/Communication (3 hrs)

 

ENGL 1101 - Composition and Rhetoric

3

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 hrs) C

 

Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics (3 hrs)

 

MATH 1111 - College Algebra

3

Area IV Humanities/Fine Arts (3 hrs)

 

Specific General Education Core Elective (3 hrs)

 

One course from Area I, II, III, or IV

3

For a complete listing of General Education courses and electives select the following link: General Education Courses.

Non General Education Degree Courses

 

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

Occupational Courses

 

COMP 1000 - Introduction to Computers

3

ALHS 1090 - Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

RADT 1010 - Introduction to Radiology

4

RADT 1030 - Radiographic Procedures I

3

RADT 1070 - Principles of Imaging I

6

RADT 1320 - Clinical Radiography I

4

RADT 1060 - Radiographic Procedures II

3

RADT 1160 - Principles of Imaging II

6

RADT 1330 - Clinical Radiography II

7

RADT 2090 - Radiographic Procedures III

2

RADT 2340 - Clinical Radiography III

6

RADT 1200 - Principles of Radiation Biology and Protection

3

RADT 2190 - Radiographic Pathology

2

RADT 2350 - Clinical Radiography IV

7

RADT 2260 - Radiologic Technology Review

3

RADT 2360 - Clinical Radiography V

9

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

93