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Radiography (St. Vincent’s Medical Center Option) (221J)

Associate in Applied Science

The purpose of this program is to offer initial education in the field of radiography. Completion of this program prepares graduates to take the American Registry for Radiologic Technologists. This program is limited access, a separate application is required.


Specific information on program admission requirements and costs can be obtained from the coordinator for radiography, North Campus.

Requirements and Recommended Course Groupings

The following is a presentation of required courses in recommended course groupings for this program. These groupings are only a suggested guide, and there is no requirement to follow these precisely. The availability of courses, the student’s testing and academic performance and other factors may alter the studentís actual course completion sequence. Students of this program may register for courses in any grouping as long as the student has met any prerequisites for the course.

Course Grouping One
(First term load for full-time students.)

 
Course Number and Title
Credits
ENC 1101 English Composition I
3
*Social and Behavioral Sciences 
3
MAT 1033 
3
BSC 2085C Human Anatomy and Physiology I 
4
Credit Hours
13

Course Grouping Two
(Second term load for full-time students.)

 
Course Number and Title
Credits
BSC 2086C Human Anatomy and Physiology II 
4
HSC 1531 Medical Terminology 
3
*Humanities 
3
RTE 1000 Introduction to Radiologic Technology 
3
Credit Hours
13

Course Grouping Three
(Third term load for full-time students.)

 
Course Number and Title
Credits
RTE 1111 Patient Care for Radiologic Technologists
3
RTE 1418C Radiographic Technique I
3
RTE 1473 Radiographic Technology Quality Assurance 
1
RTE 1503C Radiographic Procedures I 
3
RTE 1613 Radiologic Physics I 
4
RTE 1804L Radiographic Clinic I 
3
Credit Hours
17

Course Grouping Four
(Fourth term load for full-time students.)

 
Course Number and Title
Credits
RTE 1457C Radiographic Technique II 
3
RTE 1513C Radiographic Procedures II 
3
RTE 1623 Radiologic Physics II 
3
RTE 1814L Radiographic Clinic II 
3
Credit Hours
12

Course Grouping Five
(Fifth term load for full-time students.)

 
Course Number and Title
Credits
RTE 1824L Radiographic Clinic III 
2
RTE 2204 Medical/Legal Aspects of Radiology 
2
RTE 2308 Radiation Safety and Protection 
3
RTE 2782 Radiographic Pathology 
3
Credit Hours
10

Course Grouping Six
(Sixth term load for full-time students.)
 
Course Number and Title
Credits
RTE 1834L Radiographic Clinic IV 
2
RTE 2061 Radiologic Seminar 
3
RTE 2385 Radiation Biology 
3
RTE 2587 Advanced Developments in Radiologic Technology 
3
RTE 1844L Radiographic Clinic V 
1
Credit Hours
12
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
77

*Refer to A.S. degree General Education Requirements.


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