2018-2019 College Catalog 
    Oct 26, 2020  
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Radiography, AAS

Program Code: A45700

The Radiography curriculum prepares the graduate to be a radiographer, a skilled health care professional who uses radiation to produce images of the human body.

Course work includes clinical rotations to area health care facilities, radiographic exposure, image processing, radiographic procedures, physics, pathology, patient care and management, radiation protection, quality assurance, anatomy and physiology, and radiobiology.

Graduates of accredited programs are eligible to apply to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists’ national examination for certification and registration as medical radiographers. Graduates maybe employed in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, medical laboratories, government agencies, and industry.

General Education Courses: 17 Hours

Social/Behavioral Sciences: 3 Hours

Humanities/Fine Arts: 3 Hours

Selected from the list of Humanities/Fine Arts  electives for the Associate in Applied Science degree appearing in the current catalog.

Math/Natural Sciences: 5 Hours

Students are required to demonstrate competency in the equivalent of MAT 080 or DMA 010 DMA 080  within five years prior to enrollment in this curriculum.

Major Courses: 53 Hours

Other Required Courses: 1 Hour

Total Associate in Applied Science: 71 Credits

All health science students must make grades of “A,” “B,” “C,” or “SA” on all applicable course work to progress each semester and graduate from the program.

The Radiography Associate Degree in Applied Science is approved by the North Carolina Community College System and is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT at 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; Telephone Number 312-704-5300; www.jrcert.org).