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Radiologic (X-Ray) Technology - A.A.S. Degree (Career)

Application Code 238

For curriculum information, contact the Health Sciences Division—Room HS-236—443-518-1560.

This area of study prepares graduates as entry-level radiographers in hospitals, medical and specialty offices, imaging centers, clinics, and other health care agencies. Students develop skills in radiographic positioning and procedures, medical imaging techniques, film processing, and other radiographic-related competency development areas. Clinical experiences are planned for the Maryland and Washington, DC region. Graduates are eligible to apply for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification examination.

General Education Core

Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3 credits

Humanities, Arts and Literature

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Humanities Core Course

-Arts Core Course

-Literature Core Course

3

Social Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
PSYC-101General Psychology

3 credits

Science

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL-101General Biology I

4 credits

-or

BIOL-107Fundamentals of Microbiology

4 credits

BIOL-203Anatomy and Physiology I

4 credits

BIOL-101, BIOL-107, BIOL-203: Admission to this area of study is based upon successful completion of BIOL-101 or 107; BIOL-203 and 204; PHYS-101; and MATH-141. Anatomy and Physiology courses must be completed within five years prior to admission to the first radiology course. BIOL-101 or BIOL-107, and PHYS-101 must be completed within 10 years prior to clinical admission.

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MATH-141College Algebra

3 credits

Required Courses Related to Major

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL-204Anatomy and Physiology II

4 credits

PHYS-101Technical Physical Science

4 credits

RADT-101Introduction to Procedures

4 credits

RADT-111Radiologic Procedures I

4 credits

RADT-112Clinical Radiography I

4 credits

RADT-121Radiologic Procedures II

3 credits

RADT-122Clinical Radiography II

4 credits

RADT-123Imaging Equipment and Modalities

3 credits

RADT-212Clinical Radiography III

6 credits

RADT-231Radiologic Procedures IV

4 credits

RADT-232Clinical Radiography IV

6 credits

RADT-251Radiation Biology and Protection

2 credits

RADT-252Clinical Radiography V

6 credits

The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois, 60606-3182, 312-704-5300, mail@jrcert.org.)

BIOL 204 and PHYS 101: Admission to this area of study is based upon successful completion of BIOL-101 or 107; BIOL-203 and 204; PHYS-101; and MATH-141. Anatomy and Physiology courses must be completed within five years prior to admission to the first radiology course. BIOL-101 or BIOL-107, and PHYS-101 must be completed within 10 years prior to clinical admission.

A grade of “C” or better is required in radiology and science courses.

Total Credit Hours: 74