2020-2021 College Catalog 
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2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Radiography, AAS

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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.

Radiography, AAS Semester-By-Semester Plan  

General Education Courses: 21 Hours

Social/Behavioral Sciences: 3 Hours

Math/Natural Sciences: 9 Hours

Major Courses: 51 Hours

Total Associate in Applied Science: 72 Credits

All Health Sciences and Nursing 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).

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