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Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Radiography, AAS


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(offered through articulation agreement with Prince George’s Community College)

No. of Credits: 68
Contact: L. Polk, Chair, Health Sciences Division

Radiographers use x-ray equipment and specialized computer equipment to produce images of the human body. The images produced by the radiographer are used in the diagnosis and treatment of patient disease. Some radiographers specialize in specific modalities within the field of medical imaging such as mammography, computed tomography (CT), or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). They work closely with radiologists, the physicians who interpret medical images, as well as other healthcare professionals.

The Radiography Program requires a minimum 2.50 GPA for admission, and students must satisfactorily complete prerequisite courses with a “C” or higher, prior to petitioning. Students may repeat each course only once to achieve the required grade. The graduate of the radiography program is eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination for certification and apply for a license to practice in the state of Maryland. The Radiography program is accredited by: Joint Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606, 312-704-5300 (phone), 312-704-5304 (fax), www.jrcert.org.

This is a competitive admission program and has been designated as a Health Manpower Shortage program. For more information, contact the Admissions Department.

Career Opportunities:

radiographer

Student Learning Outcomes:

Contact the program coordinator.

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

Notes:


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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