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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

Humanities, Arts and Literature

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Humanities, Arts, or Literature Core Course

3

Social Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
PSYC-101General Psychology

3

Science

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL-101General Biology I

4

-or

BIOL-107Fundamentals of Microbiology

4

BIOL-203Anatomy and Physiology I

4

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

Required Courses Related to Major

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL-204Anatomy and Physiology II

4

PHYS-101Technical Physical Science

4

RADT-101Introduction to Procedures

4

RADT-111Radiologic Procedures I

4

RADT-112Clinical Radiography I

4

RADT-121Radiologic Procedures II

3

RADT-122Clinical Radiography II

4

RADT-123Imaging Equipment and Modalities

3

RADT-212Clinical Radiography III

6

RADT-231Radiologic Procedures IV

4

RADT-232Clinical Radiography IV

6

RADT-251Radiation Biology and Protection

2

RADT-252Clinical Radiography V

6

Total Credit Hours: 74

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 BIOL-107; BIOL-203 and BIOL-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.