Radiography - Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum Code: 751

Program Information
This program combines courses in general education and radiography with supervised clinical experience in area hospitals and diagnostic imaging centers. Graduates are eligible to apply to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologies Examination in Radiography and become nationally certified and also licensed by the State of New Jersey. The program is approved by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology and the Department of Environmental Protection/Bureau of Radiation Protection for the State of New Jersey.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate Graduates are employed by hospitals, clinics, diagnostic imaging centers and the offices of private physicians. AAS programs are designed for students who want to enter a career directly after graduating, but those who change their plans find that most, sometimes all, of their CCC credits transfer to four-year colleges. The latest technology and learning tools support your education for a wide range of employment opportunities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Locate, retrieve, and critically evaluate information and information sources. •Be competent when performing radiographic procedures. •Demonstrate effective communication. •Demonstrate problem solving/critical thinking skills. •Display professional development and growth. •Graduates will be employable and meet the needs of the healthcare community.


Employment Opportunities:
Radiographer

Program Requirements (40)
Credits
RT
101
Introduction to Radiographic Science 3
RT
102
Radiographic Procedures I
3
RT
103
Clinical Practicum & Film Evaluation I
2
RT
104
Radiographic Exposure I
2
RT
106
Radiographic Exposure II
2
RT
107
Radiographic Procedures II
3
RT
110
Clinical Practicum & Film Evaluation III 2
2
RT
111
Clinical Practicum & Film Evaluation III
2
RT
121
Radiation Protection & Biology
3
RT
201
Radiographic Procedures III
3
RT
202
Clinical Practicum & Film Evaluation IV
3
RT
205
Radiographic Procedures IV
3
RT
206
Clinical Practicum & Film Evaluation V
3
RT
210
Clinical Practicum & Film Evaluation VI
2
RT
220
Equipment Operation & Maintenance I
2
RT
221
Equipment Operation & Maintenance II
2

General Education Requirements (29)
Credits
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II or
3
EN
103
Technical Writing
3
MA
109
Principles of Mathematics
3
BI
106
Anatomy & Physiology I
4
BI
107
Anatomy & Physiology II
4
CS
101
Introduction to Microcomputers
3
PY
101
General Psychology
3
SO
201
Introductory Sociology
3
Humanities Elective
3

Total Credits: (69)

This program has selective admissions. Please see page 127-128 of the college catalog for details.