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Radiologic Technology, AAS


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Program Start Date: Fall term
Minimum Program Length: 100 academic weeks; 7 consecutive terms, day; 87 credits
Curriculum Code: 35207

Program Description

Radiologic technology students assist the radiologist by performing radiographic examinations of the body to rule out or confirm diseases, fractures and other injuries.

Practical Experience

Students gain proficiency through lab simulations and clinical experiences in affiliated hospitals and imaging facilities.

Professional Opportunities

Registered radiographers work in hospitals, clinics and specialized physicians’ offices; with additional training and/or experience, radiographers may specialize in other modalities such as bone densitometry, mammography, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and interventional radiology.

Unique Aspects

A criminal background investigation (CBI) and drug testing are required at student expense for each Health and Human Services student who has been accepted into a Spartanburg Community College curriculum program of study. For more information, please visit the Criminal Background Investigations and Drug Testing Policy section of the SCC webpage.

Graduates are eligible to apply to take the certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) to become registered technologists in radiography. The Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by:

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300
e-mail: mail@jrcert.org

EEDA Career Cluster

Health Science

Prerequisites

  • One unit High School biology
  • One unit High School algebra or equivalent

Course Requirements


Social/Behavioral Sciences General Education Course: 3 Credits


Mathematics General Education Course: 3 Credits


Total Credits: 87


Semester Display


(Courses with *** are restricted and cannot be taken without permission of the department)

First Semester


Second Semester (This must be a Fall semester)


Fourth Semester


Sixth Semester


Seventh Semester


Total Credits: 87


Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal skills for effective communication with patients and healthcare personnel.
  2. Identify and problem-solve situational variants to provide excellent standards of patient care.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in the program-related entry-level skills.
  4. Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior expected in the workplace.
  5. Demonstrate their ability to speak publicly, listen actively, and respond effectively.

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