Sep 22, 2019  
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Radiologic Technology - A.A.S.


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The Radiologic Technology Program prepares students to become Radiologic Technologists (Radiographers). Medical Imaging represents the second largest Health Science 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 higher 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 higher prior to the interview process. For more information refer to the Health Sciences Associate of Applied Science Degrees  section in the catalog. 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.

General Education Requirements - Credits (16)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences Credits: (3)

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


Career Beginning Salary with AAS Degree and has successfully passed the National ARRT Boards Experienced Salary Median
Registered Radiologic Technologist $35,000 $42,000

Career and salary information taken from http://www.driveto55.org. This website might be helpful for additional information about education requirements, preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

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.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (12)


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

Second Year - Summer Semester - Credits (3)


Third Year - Spring Semester - Credits (12)


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