Radiologic Technology Degree
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The Radiologic Technology associate degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in radiology departments and related businesses and industries. The program emphasizes a combination of didactic and clinical instruction necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Radiologic Technology Associate of Applied Science degree, have the qualifications of an entry-level radiographer, and will have met the Radiography Didactic and Clinical Competency Requirements of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) licensing exam.*
The standard curriculum for the Radiologic Technology program is designed for the semester system. The degree occupational courses require 95 credit hours to complete and can generally be completed in 5 semesters. Students may enter the program fall semester. Please note that general core, general science core and two occupational courses (ALHS 1090 and ALMA 1000) are completed in the Health Care Sciences - Radiologic Technology Option Certificate. Successful completion of ALMA 1000 with a “C” or better is required within three consecutive semesters (1 year) immediately prior to the students’ specific program admission.
*Note: Arrest or conviction of a misdemeanor (excluding minor traffic violations) arrest or conviction of a felony could inhibit a student's eligiblity to take the licensing exam(s) required by the profession. Early notification to the appropriate board is required.
*For more detailed program information, please refer to the Catalog & Handbook.
- Submit a completed application;
- Be at least 18 years of age;
- Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Prospective students seeking admission into the Radiologic Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Certificate Program will enroll in the Health Care Science Certificate - Radiologic Technology option initially.
- Complete the components listed below of the Health Care Science Certificate - Radiologic Technology curriculum with an overall 3.0 GPA; these courses (28 credit hours) must be completed with a minimum grade of "C" in each course and a cumulative GPA of 3.0. In the event that a class does not meet capacity, students possessing a 2.75 GPA will be considered.
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- Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.
Radiologic Technology Competitive Admission Process
Admission to the Radiologic Technology program is a competitive selection process based primarily on the grade point average of the Health Care Science certificate. The Radiography program admits students once per year at the beginning of Fall Semester. Prospective students may gain admission to the college initially as Health Care Science certificate in order to complete any learning support classes, required general core courses and general core science courses.
Radiologic Technology Program seats are awarded from the highest grade point average downward until the maximum enrollment of approximately twelve (12) students is reached.
*Note: The number of students accepted into the Radiologic Technology program is based on the standards set by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), which are based on the availability of the program's clinical education settings.
Special Note: A grade of "C" or higher is required in any course in Radiologic Technology in order to remain in the program.
Readmission to the Radiologic Technology Program
Students dropped from any Radiologic Technology program for attendance (i.e., health related, family illness, and personal hardship), academic reasons or students who have made less than a "C" in a Radiologic Technology course will be allowed to repeat a course(s) one time only. Also, a student may repeat only one semester within the Radiologic Technology curriculum in which the minimum grade of "C" was not earned. This policy applies to transfer students the same as for students fully in residence.
Readmission to the program will be granted on a competitive and space-available basis, whereas all criteria apply as described in the section "Admission of Radiologic Technology Students". Students will be required to pass both a comprehensive and a clinical skills competency exam with a minimum score of 80% on each exam to be eligible to compete for readmission. Students granted readmission to the Radiologic Technology program in order to repeat a course(s) must be readmitted to the program within 12 months from the date of their last completed semester.
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