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2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

Planner for Radiologic Technology (A.A.S.)


Special Admission Requirements - Program Application Deadline: Feb. 15 *

Official Title of Major: Radiologic Technology, A.A.S.

Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S.

Code: AAS.RAD.RAD

Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 69 credit hours; seven terms (includes general education and prerequisite requirements).

Learn more about the Radiologic Technology Degree program

Purpose: Prepares students for employment as entry-level radiographers in hospitals, medical and specialty offices, imaging centers, clinics and other health care agencies. Trains graduates in radiographic positioning and procedures, medical imaging techniques, image processing and other X-ray related competency development areas. Prepares graduates for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification examination. Enrollment limited by availability of clinical sites. The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). The curriculum contains a transfer option for students who elect to continue beyond the A.A.S. degree.

AACC cannot confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in states other than Maryland.   If you plan to apply for licensure in a state other than Maryland, contact that state’s licensing board to determine whether the AACC course or program meets requirements for licensure in that state.  If you need assistance finding contact information for your state, or if you need additional information regarding professional licensure, please contact the School of Health Sciences at 410-777-7310.

Range of Occupations

  • Radiographer (Registered Technologist)

Additional Program Requirements

All radiologic technology students must receive a minimum grade of C in each radiology course.

Special Conditions

Health Manpower Shortage: This program of study may be designated a Health Manpower Shortage Tuition Reduction Program. This means that some residents of Maryland (see the Tuition, Fees and Payments  section of this catalog) enrolled in this program of study by the first day of the term may be eligible for in-county tuition rates for courses required for program completion. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm that this program still maintains a Health Manpower Shortage Program status before enrolling. Please refer to the college’s Accounts Receivable Office to confirm this designation.

*If application deadline falls on a weekend, then applications will be accepted until the close of business on the next business day.

Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory/): Lisa Pervola

Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.

Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________

(*) Students must be admitted to the Radiologic Technology major to take RAD courses.

 

Prerequisites


All seven (7) prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better and before submission of admissions application to this program.  The prerequisites are:

Term 1 (Summer)


Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
RAD 101 - Introduction to Radiography  (*)
2 credit hours      

 

Term 2 (Fall)


Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
RAD 111 - Radiographic Procedures 1  (*)
3 credit hours      
RAD 112 - Clinical Radiography 1  (*)
5 credit hours      

 

Term 3 (Spring)


Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
RAD 121 - Radiographic Procedures 2  (*)
3 credit hours      
RAD 122 - Clinical Radiography 2  (*)
5 credit hours      
RAD 123 - Imaging Equipment Maintenance and Operation  (*)
3 credit hours      

 

Term 4 (Summer)


Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
RAD 211 - Radiographic Procedures 3  (*)
1 credit hour      
RAD 212 - Clinical Radiography 3  (*)
6 credit hours      

 

Term 5 (Fall)


Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
RAD 231 - Radiographic Procedures 4  (*)
3 credit hours      
RAD 232 - Clinical Radiography 4  (*)
6 credit hours      

 

Term 6 (Spring)


Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
RAD 251 - Radiation Biology and Protection  (*)
3 credit hours      
RAD 252 - Clinical Radiography 5  (*)
6 credit hours      

 

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Notes from AACC


  • Completing the following sequence satisfies the Computing and Information Technology Competency requirement: RAD-111, RAD-112, RAD-121, RAD-122, RAD-123, RAD-211, RAD-212, RAD-231, RAD-232, RAD-240, RAD-251, RAD-252
  • Minimum of 60 credit hours required for degree.  
  • All program requirement courses require a C or better.
  • This program has special admission requirements. See details on catalog page: Radiologic Technology (A.A.S.)  
  • Where course choices exist within programs, transfer students should consult with an advisor and use transfer resources to make course choices consistent with the requirements of their intended transfer school.