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Radiography (Mayo Clinic Option) (2292)

Associate in Applied Science

MISSION STATEMENT: Creating competent, ethical, confident entry-level healthcare practitioners committed to professional development through life-long learning in a positive, non-discriminatory and supportive learning environment.

THE CAREER: Graduates of this A.A.S. degree are prepared to work in radiography positions in hospitals, clinics and physician’s offices.

THE PROGRAM: This program is jointly sponsored by FCCJ and the Mayo Clinic. Admission is granted through the Mayo Clinic. Graduates of this program may sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination. Up to eight students are admitted each fall term.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply to the program, students must:

  1. Have a valid student number issued by FCCJ.
  2. Satisfactorily complete all college preparatory courses needed.
  3. Have completed an application from Mayo Clinic prior to the established deadline (usually early spring).
  4. Via student affairs, ensure they are degree-seeking and majoring in radiography-Mayo Clinic option (2292).

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 studentís 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; 2-5 terms for part-time students.)
 
Course Number and Title
Credits
ENC 1101 English Composition I 
3
SOP 1002 Human Relations 
3
*Mathematics
3
*Humanities 
3
BSC 2085C Human Anatomy and Physiology I
4
Credit Hours
16

Course Grouping Two
(Second term load for full-time students; 2-5 terms for part-time students.)
 
Course Number and Title
Credits
BSC 2086C Human Anatomy and Physiology II 
4
HSC 1531 Medical Terminology 
3
CGS 1060 Introductory Computer Concepts 
3
PHY 1020C Physics for Liberal Arts 
3
RTE 1111 Patient Care for Radiologic Technologists 
3
Credit Hours
16

Course Grouping Three
(Third term load for full-time students; 2-5 terms for part-time students.)
 
Course Number and Title
Credits
Credits granted for completion of Mayo program 
45
Credit Hours
45
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
77

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

 
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