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 900, Chicago, IL 60602-2901, (312) 704-5300. Graduates qualify for the National Registry Examination given by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and Illinois licensure.

Program prerequisites include:

  • Must read and write at a college level. College-level reading and writing can be demonstrated by course equivalency, or score 20 or higher on both Reading and English ACT, or score 70 or higher on COMPASS Reading and 83 or higher on COMPASS Writing skills placement test;
  • MAT 085 or higher within the last five years. In place of MAT 085, students can core 23 or higher on Math ACT, or COMPASS college algebra score of 31 or higher OR COMPASS algebra score of 66-100 (Algebra) on the COMPASS Math placement test (ACT and COMPASS placement scores must be within the last two years);
  • *BIS 136◊ or *BIS 240◊ (Completion must be within the last five years);
  • AHL 120◊ (Completion must be within the last five years);
  • All coursework must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
  • Last Update Effective: 8/23/15

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

AHL 102

Ethics and Law for Allied Health Professionals

1

 

AHL 103

Basic Pharmacology for Allied Health Professionals

1

#

RAS 100

Radiology Patient Care

2

#

RAS 111

Radiographic Anatomy & Positioning I

2

#

RAS 114

Basic Radiation Protection

2

#

RAS 115

Imaging Production

2

#

RAS 150

Applied Radiologic Technology I

3

#

RHT 101

Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3

 

 

 

16

Semester Two

 

AHL 107

Intravenous Venipuncture

1

#

BIS 137

Functional Human Anatomy II or

 

#

BIS 241

Human Anatomy & Physiology II

4

#

RAS 117

Fundamentals of Radiation

2

#

RAS 122

Radiographic Anatomy & Positioning II

2

#

RAS 124

Radiation Instrumentation

2

#

RAS 125

Radiological Health

2

#

RAS 160

Applied Radiologic Technology II

3

 

 

 

16

Semester Three

#

RAS 170

Applied Radiologic Technology III and IV

4

 

 

General education/Social or Behavioral Sciences

3

 

 

 

7

Semester Four

#

RAS 232

Radiographic Anatomy & Positioning III

2

#

RAS 243

Digital Radiography

2

#

RAS 253

Special Radiologic Procedures

1

#

RAS 260

Radiologic Pathology

2

#

RAS 280

Applied Radiologic Technology V

4

#

SPE 101

Principles of Effective Speaking

3

 

 

 

14

Semester Five

 

 

General education/Humanities electives

3

#

RAS 242

Radiographic Anatomy & Positioning IV

2

#

RAS 278

Radiologic Seminar

3

#

RAS 290

Applied Radiologic Technology VI

6

 

 

 

14

 

 

Total credits required for graduation

67

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.

Coordinator: Pamela Harmon, Ext. 3980; Email: pamelaharmon@triton.edu; Website: http://www.triton.edu/Radiologic-Technology/ (Radiologic Technology, http://www.triton.edu/Radiologic-Technology/)