Skip to Navigation
    Volunteer State Community College
   
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Radiologic Technology - A.A.S.


Return to Programs by Degree Types Return to: Programs by Degree Types

The Radiologic Technology Program prepares students to become Radiologic Technologists (Radiographers). Medical Imaging represents the second largest Allied Health profession in the nation. Radiographers work in a variety of health care settings including hospitals, clinics, and physicians’ offices.

The College cannot accept all students who want to take the Radiologic Technology program. Admission to the program is limited. Screening is done once a year in late May.

This program takes two years to complete not including the previously completed general education courses.  The program begins in mid-August and includes extensive hours of supervised instruction in Medical Imaging departments in area hospitals.

In order to be eligible for admission into the program, students must successfully complete with a grade of “C” or better all of the required 16 hours of general education courses, AHC 104*, and demonstration of computer competency. There is a May 1st deadline.  All Learning Support courses in Reading and Writing as well as MATH 1000 must be completed with a “C” or better prior to the interview process.  For more information or to apply to this program, contact the Program Director.

NOTE:  CHANGES HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR SOME OF THE COURSES AND THE CURRICULUM EFFECTIVE WITH THE FALL 2013 SEMESTER.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE PROGRAM DIRECTOR.

 

Required General Education and Major Core Courses


General Education Courses That Fulfill Minimum Degree Requirements are 16 Hours and the Required Major Core Courses are 59.

Suggested Schedule of Study:

Fall I - 13 Hours


Spring I - 11 Hours


Summer Term (First Year) - 3 Hours


Total Degree Requirements Credits: 75


Computer Literacy Requirement


Students are required to successfully complete Computer Applications (INFS 1010, three credit hours) or pass the computer competency exam prior to the program’s May 1st deadline.  For additional information, visit: http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements.

Return to Programs by Degree Types Return to: Programs by Degree Types