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  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Radiologic Technology - A.A.S.


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

The program has limited enrollment due to size restraints. Applicants must meet specific criteria to qualify for the program’s annual selection process and interview in May. Selected participants begin the program in August. Not including general education courses, the program is five semesters of full-time study including an extensive clinical experience.

To be eligible for the selection process, students must successfully complete all required general education courses with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the courses, submit three program refernce forms, and demonstrate computer competency by the May 1st deadline. For more information refer to the Health Sciences Associate of Applied Science Degrees  section in the catalog, visit the Radiologic Technology Program web site, or contact the program faculty.

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (16)


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.

Career and Salary Information


Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed. 

Career Beginning Salary for a Registered Radiographer Experienced Salary Median
Registered Radiologic Technologist $33,580 $66,770

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (13)


  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (11)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Summer Semester - Credits (3)


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