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2008-2009
Radiologic Technology
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum code 1240


Special Admission Requirements
The radiologic technology program begins only in June each year and has special admission requirements and limited enrollment. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all admission requirements are met and all documents and scores are submitted on time. Only complete application files will be reviewed for admission. Please carefully review the admission requirements.

Required Courses
(66 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. The required RAD courses must be completed in the sequence indicated. The additional courses may be completed prior to program admission or during the semester indicated. The required biology, mathematics and medical terminology courses must have been completed no longer than 5 years prior to the program admission deadline. Students must earn a "C" or better in each RAD class (theory and clinical) and BIO-115 (or BIO-180 and BIO-181), MRT-110, MRT-130 and PHB-105.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please see the course descriptions that are linked from each course.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
Summer Semester

7 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BIO-115
or
BIO-180
and
BIO-181

4



Anatomy and Physiology

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

Human Anatomy and Physiology II
Must be completed prior to the start of the first semester of RAD classes.
MRT-110

3

Medical Terminology   
Total: 7

First Semester
12 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MRT-130

1

Computers in Allied Health   
MTH-___

2

Choose from MTH-098, MTH-109, MTH-135, MTH-139 or higher   
RAD-127

1

Introduction to Radiologic Technology   
RAD-130

3

Principles of Radiographic Exposure   
RAD-131

3

Principles of Radiographic Positioning I   
RAD-136

2

Clinical Education I   
Total: 12

Second Semester
12 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-101 3 Composition I   
PHB-105 1 Phlebotomy for Health Care Providers   
RAD-129

1

Radiation Protection   
RAD-132

3

Principles of Radiographic Positioning II   
RAD-138

2

Clinical Education II   
___-___

2

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Choose from: ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, PSC, PSY, SOC, SSC

  
Total: 12

Summer Semester
6 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
RAD-133

2

Principles of Radiologic Technology   
RAD-139

2

Clinical Education III   
RAD-140

1

Radiographic Processing   
RAD-141 1 Pediatric Radiography   
Total: 6

Third Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-103 3 Speech Fundamentals   
PSY-101
or
PSY-104
or
PSY-201

3

Introduction to Psychology

Life span Developmental Psychology

Human Relations in Organizations
  
RAD-240

4

Radiologic Physics   
RAD-241 3 Advanced Radiologic Technology   
RAD-245 2 Advanced Clinical Education I   
Total: 15

Fourth Semester
12 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
RAD-243

1

Applications of Radiography to Pathology   
RAD-244 2 Radiobiology   
RAD-246 2 Advanced Clinical Education II   
RAD-248 1 Departmental Administration   
RAD-250 3 Radiographic Equipment and Imaging Modalities   
___-___ 3 Humanities and Fine Arts

Choose from: ARB, ART, FRE, GER, HUM, JPN, LIT, MUS, PHI, SPA, THE

  
Total: 12

Summer Semester
2 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
RAD-247

2

Advanced Clinical Education III   
Total: 2

Graduation Requirements
Official high school transcript with date of graduation or a GED certificate; minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0; successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific degree; minimum of 15 semester hours completed at Moraine Valley; constitution requirement; a "C" grade or better in COM-101 and a "C" grade or better in COM-102 if COM-102 is required for this program; successful completion of minimum level of competency in Mathematics; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising
Department Chair
Sue Phelan
Office: A240
(708) 974-5743
phelan@morainevalley.edu

Program Coordinator
Michael Gatto

A240
(708) 974-5316
gatto@morainevalley.edu

 
  

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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