Mar 06, 2021  
2016-2017 VSCC Catalog 
    
2016-2017 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.

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


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. 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 with AAS Degree and has successfully passed the National ARRT Boards 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)


Third Year - Spring Semester - Credits (12)


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