Total Hours Needed to Graduate:
74 Hours

Major

59 Hours
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HSC 1010
Introduction to Health Professions
2

Provides students with a foundation for college success, as well as the exploration of various health professions and tools for career planning. Emphasizes concepts of professionalism, health care ethics and confidentiality as well as an introduction to electronic health records (EHR) and relevant medical terminology.

HSC 1210
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
3

Focuses on the essential study of the body and associated terminology with a view toward the structure and function of the body parts, organs, and systems and their relationship to the whole body. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab if required.

Concurrent requisite(s):
HSC 1211

HSC 1211
Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
1

Accompanies the lecture course and if required, is to be taken concurrently. Students will perform minimal dissections and explorations of main anatomical structures using models and virtual explorations to reinforce the material presented in the lecture. This course focuses on the structure and function of the body parts, organs, and systems and their relation to the body as a whole. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab if required.

Concurrent requisite(s):
HSC 1210

HSC 1220
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
3

Focuses on the physiology of the body system on a cellular level and their relationship to the whole body. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab if required.

Prerequisite(s):
HSC 1210, HSC 1211

Concurrent requisite(s):
HSC 1221

HSC 1221
Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
1

Accompanies the lecture course and if required, is to be taken concurrently. Students will perform dissections to reinforce the material presented in the lecture. This course focuses on the physiology of the body systems on a cellular level and their relationship to the body as a whole. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab if required.

Prerequisite(s):
HSC 1210

Concurrent requisite(s):
HSC 1220

HSC 2150
Pathophysiology
3

Examines general disease mechanisms with an emphasis on the disease processes within each body system.

Corequisite(s):
HSC 1220

RAD 1010
Introduction to Radiography
2

Presents an overview of radiographic concepts and skills, including the history of the profession, appropriate use of radiography, basic clinical skills, equipment orientation, and the role of the radiographer within the healthcare team. Specialized imaging terminology, professional ethics, and the guiding principles of the profession are introduced. 30 hours of traditional and hands-on learning are required in a non-energized x-ray facility. Must complete with a B- or better.

Prerequisite(s):
HSC 1210

RAD 1110
Radiologic Procedures I
4

Extends anatomical knowledge and introduces procedures and positioning for exams of the chest, abdomen, upper and lower extremities, and pelvic girdle to the production of diagnostic x-ray images using appropriate projections and positions. Image evaluation is introduced. Relevant radiographic pathology are also be discussed. 60 hours lecture are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

Concurrent requisite(s):
RAD 1150

Requirement(s):
Acceptance in Radiologic Technology program.

RAD 1150
Simulation Lab
1

Prepares students to practice their radiographic skills and be evaluated. Areas of emphasis include patient care, assessment, positioning, communication, radiation safety, and image evaluation. Venipuncture skills are also performed. 30 hours of lab are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

Corequisite(s):
RAD 1110, RAD 2410

Requirement(s):
Acceptance in Radiologic Technology program.

RAD 1210
Radiologic Science I
4

Explores the diverse range of diagnostic imaging equipment used in radiographic/fluoroscopic Imaging procedures. Equipment operation and basic concepts of film imaging are discussed. Computed radiography, and digital image production will be investigated. Emphasizes the concepts and tools used to generate x-rays and create images using safe and effective technical factors. 45 hours of lecure and 30 hours of lab are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

Concurrent requisite(s):
RAD 1210L

Requirement(s):
Acceptance in Radiologic Technology program.

RAD 1250
Radiation Safety
1

Explores precautionary measures for minimizing patient exposure, protection of personnel, and exposure monitoring methods during diagnostic imaging procedures. 15 hours of lecture are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

Requirement(s):
Acceptance in Radiologic Technology program.

RAD 2120
Radiologic Procedures II
6

Extends anatomical knowledge of the head, spine, and bony thorax to the production of diagnostic x-ray images using appropriate procedure, position, and projection. Specialized exams of organ systems and structures along with the use of contrast material are discussed. Pediatric and mobile imaging are discussed. Other imaging modalities are introduced. Relevant pathology will be examined. Images will be evaluated for diagnostic quality. 75 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

Prerequisite(s):
RAD 1110

Concurrent requisite(s):
RAD 2120L

RAD 2220
Radiologic Science II
6

Explains concepts in basic and radiation related physics. Equipment components and functions are analyzed. Biological effects of radiation are examined. Quality assurance of the imaging process will be investigated. 75 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

Prerequisite(s):
RAD 1210

Concurrent requisite(s):
RAD 2220L

RAD 2310
Clinical Applications I
6

Focuses on simple to complex clinical radiologic procedures that are observed and analyzed. Students will apply knowledge during their completion of simple examinations. Individual competencies will comparie and contrast existing knowledge to variable clinical situations. Critical thinking, professionalism and communication skills are applied to clinical practice. 480 hours of clinical participation is required along with weekly contributions to online discussions and review activities. Must complete with a B- or better.

RAD 2320
Clinical Applications II
6

Focuses on simple to complex radiologic procedures observed. The application of proper communication, professionalism and student knowledge will be assessed and evaluated. This will include completion of simple and moderately complex examinations which require critical thinking and good judgement. Individual competencies will be enhanced and evaluated. There will be professional growth and development opportunities, including rotations to advanced imaging technologies. 480 hours of clinical participation are required along with weekly contributions to online discussions and review activities. Must complete with a B- or better.

Prerequisite(s):
RAD 2310

RAD 2410
Patient Care and Assessment
2

Reinforces and advances aspects of patient care encountered in radiology. Theory and practice will include such areas as infection control, patient assessment and clinical care skills. Awareness to medical emergencies is introduced. Medical law and ethics are examined. Emphasis on the total patient is presented with regards to the patient's physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs. 30 hours of lecture are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

Corequisite(s):
RAD 1150

Requirement(s):
Acceptance in Radiologic Technology program.

RAD 2450
Radiologic Capstone
3

Emphasizes the completion of any remaining competencies as outlined by ARRT as well as professional development activities as outlined by the program. Students will focus on review during the final week of the course. Overall relevant knowledge will be demonstrated by earning a passing score on a simulated certification exam. This is a five week course. 15 hours of lecture review and 120 – 160 hours of clinical time are required. Students must achieve 80% or better in all coursework and 80% or better on all evaluations to receive credit for this course.

Prerequisite(s):
RAD 2320

RAD 2510
CT Basics and Related Anatomy
3

Focuses on the introductory concepts of Computed Tomography (CT). Functional principles, technical factors, patient positioning, and dose are discussed. Sectional anatomy as observed on CT images will be identified. Clinical observation and participation time are encouraged. Clinical observation and online participation time is encouraged. 45 hours of lecture are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

RAD 2610
Radiologic Pharmacology
2

Focuses on basic nomenclature and concepts of pharmacology. Issues related to contraindications of radiologic contrast agents and their uses/misuses will also be explored. Adverse effects and common side effects will be identified. Commonly prescribed drugs are classified and examined. 30 hours of lecture are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

Prerequisite(s):
RAD 2220

General Education

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