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    Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Graduation Map: Allied Health - Radiography Option, AAS


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Program Overview

The Radiologic Technologist is a vital part of the Radiology Department and the health care team. Responsibilities include patient care, operating radiographic equipment, performing radiologic procedures, and assissting the radiologist. Examinations conducted may include x-ray imaging, computer tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and mammography. Conforming to the regulations in the use of radiation to protect themselves, their patient, and coworkers is vital.

The Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health - Radiography Option program is accreditied by the Joint Review Committee for Education in Radiologic Technology.

Degree Requirements

-This two-year program is offered in partnership with CHI St. Vincent’s Infirmary.

-A total of 79 credit hours are required, broken down into 19 general education credit hours and 60 RADG credit hours.

-A drug screen and background check will be required of all students selected.

-This program of study requires summer courses and special program fees beyond current tuition and college fees.

-Satisfaction of all financial obligations due to the college is required for graduation.

-Please note: additional courses may be required if minimum placement test requirements are not met.

ACTS Course Numbers

The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and equitable treatment in the application of credits for admissions and degree requirements. Go to https://adhe.edu/students-parents/transfer-info-for-students for more information.

Prerequisite Semester One


Complete all 10 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  BIOL 1303 /BIOL 1103  Structure Function Body with Lab* 4    
  ENGL 1311  English Composition I 3    
  MATH 1302  College Algebra 3    

*BIOL 1304 /BIOL 1104  AND BIOL 1305 /BIOL 1105  may be completed in lieu of BIOL 1303 /BIOL 1103  

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Prerequisite Semester Two


Complete all 9 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  CIS 1103  Computer Concepts 3    
  ENGL 1312  English Composition II 3    
  PSYC 2300  Psychology & the Human Experience 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR - APPLY FOR ADMISSION TO PROGRAM

Summer - Radiography Semester One


Complete 2 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  RADG 1001  Introduction to Radiography   1    
  RADG 1011  Medical Ethics & Law 1    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Fall - Radiography Semester Two


Complete all 13 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  RADG 1021  Image Processing   1    
  RADG 1031  Medical Terminology 1    
  RADG 1041  Patient Care in the Radiologic Science 1    
  RADG 1101  Image Analysis I  1    
  RADG 1102  Clinical Education I 2    
  RADG 1201  Radiographic Procedures I 1    
  RADG 1212  Radiographic Procedures II 2    
  RADG 1314  Clinical Education II 4    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Spring - Radiography Semester Three


Complete all 14 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  RADG 1111  Image Analysis II 1    
  RADG 1402  Digital/Film Acquisition and Display I 2    
  RADG 1408  Clinical Education III 8    
  RADG 2222  Radiographic Procedures IV (Specials) 2    
  RADG 2231  Radiographic Procedures III (Contrast) 1    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Summer - Radiography Semester Four


Complete 2 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  RADG 1051  Introduction to Quality Assurance 1    
  RADG 2121  Image Analysis III 1    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Fall - Radiography Semester Five


Complete all 16 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  RADG 2002  Imaging Equipment 2    
  RADG 2008  Clinical Education IV 8    
  RADG 2131  Image Analysis IV 1    
  RADG 2241  Radiographic Procedures V 1    
  RADG 2502  Radiation Physics - Production & Characteristics I 2    
  RADG 2512  Radiation Physics - Production & Characteristics II 2    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Spring - Radiography Semester Six


Complete all 13 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  RADG 2001  Radiographic Pathology 1    
  RADG 2011  Principles of Radiation Protection 1    
  RADG 2021  Principles of Radiation Biology 1    
  RADG 2304  Clinical Education V 4    
  RADG 2352  Clinical Education VI 2    
  RADG 2412  Digital/Film Image Acquisition and Display II 2    
  RADG 2602  Senior Seminars 2    

PROGRESS CHECK - APPLY FOR GRADUATION

Total 79 Credit Hours


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