Radiologic Technology

Curriculum RAS.RAS.AAS (C217C)

Radiologic technologists operate X-ray equipment to perform diagnostic examinations ordered by a patient’s physician.

A two-year program that offers classroom, a digital technology college laboratory and clinical site experiences at various Chicago metropolitan area hospitals.

Employment opportunities exist in hospitals, clinics and medical imaging centers.

Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300. Graduates qualify for the National Registry Examination given by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and Illinois licensure.

Program prerequisites:

  • Must read and write at a college level; can be demonstrated by course equivalency, or by meeting all current reading and writing requirements for RHT 101 placement;
  • MAT 085 (Algebra & Geometry II) or must meet current college math requirement for completion of MAT 085
  • *BIS 136◊ (Funcional Human Anatomy I) or *BIS 240◊ (Human Anatomy and Physiology I);
  • AHL 120◊ (Comprehensive Medical Terminology);
  • Completion of the Math, Science and AHL prerequisites must not be more than 5 years old;
  • All prerequisite coursework must be completed with a grade of "C" or better;
  • All test scores must be within the last two years.

Last Update Effective: 1/18/17

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One

Credit Hours

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RAS 100

Radiology Patient Care

3

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RAS 111

Radiographic Anatomy & Positioning I

2

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RAS 114

Basic Radiation Protection

2

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RAS 115

Imaging Production

2

#

RAS 150

Applied Radiologic Technology I

1

#

RHT 101

Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3

 

 

 

13

Semester Two

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BIS 137

Functional Human Anatomy II or

 

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BIS 241

Human Anatomy & Physiology II

4

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RAS 117

Fundamentals of Radiation

2

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RAS 122

Radiographic Anatomy & Positioning II

2

#

RAS 124

Radiation Instrumentation

2

#

RAS 125

Radiological Health

2

#

RAS 160

Applied Radiologic Technology II

1

 

 

 

13

Semester Three

 

AHL 202

Comprehensive Medical Ethics

3

#

RAS 170

Applied Radiologic Technology III

2

 

 

General education/Social or Behavioral Sciences

3

 

 

 

8

Semester Four

 

AHL 107

Intravenous Venipuncture

1

#

RAS 232

Radiographic Anatomy & Positioning III

2

#

RAS 243

Digital Radiography

3

#

RAS 260

Radiologic Pathology

2

#

RAS 280

Applied Radiologic Technology V

2

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SPE 101

Principles of Effective Speaking

3

 

 

 

13

Semester Five

 

 

General education/Humanities

3

#

RAS 242

Radiographic Anatomy & Positioning IV

2

#

RAS 253

Special Radiologic Procedures

2

#

RAS 278

Radiologic Seminar

3

#

RAS 290

Applied Radiologic Technology V

3

 

 

 

13

 

 

Total credits required for graduation

60

Note: All coursework must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

See RAS course descriptions.

See Humanities, Social or Behavioral Sciences General Education requirements.

*BIS 136◊ and BIS 137◊ may be substituted by BIS 240◊/BIS 241◊ sequence. Students must complete both courses within the same sequence.

For further information, please access the website listed below.

Coordinator: Pamela Harmon, Ext. 3480; email: pamelaharmon@triton.edu; website: http://www.triton.edu/Radiologic-Technology/ (Radiologic Technology, http://www.triton.edu/Radiologic-Technology/)