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:

  • level "004" proficiency on college placement tests in reading and writing or course equivalency;
  • level "006" proficiency on college placement test in Math or completion of MAT 085 or higher;
  • *BIS 136◊ or *BIS 240◊;
  • AHL 120◊;
  • college placement test scores within the last two years and prerequisite courses must be within the last 5 years. All coursework must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

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 & 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

 

 

General education/Humanities

1-3

 

 

 

15-17

Semester Five

 

HTH 281

First Aid & CPR

2

 

 

Computer Science electives:

 

 

BUS 107

Microsoft Office in Business Applications or

 

#

CIS 100

Introduction to Computer Systems or

 

 

CIS 101

Introduction to Computer Science

1-3

#

RAS 242

Radiographic Anatomy & Positioning IV

2

#

RAS 278

Radiologic Seminar

3

#

RAS 290

Applied Radiologic Technology VI

6

 

 

 

14-16

 

 

Total credits required for graduation

68-72

See RAS course descriptions.

See Humanities General Education requirement.

See Social and 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.

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

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