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hcc catalogue '11-'12

Health Sciences - Programs of Study

Radiologic (X-Ray) Technology
A.A.S. Degree (Career)
For curriculum information, contact the Health Sciences Division—Room HS-236—443-518-1560.
This area of study prepares graduates as entry-level radiographers in hospitals, medical and specialty offices, imaging centers, clinics, and other health care agencies. Students develop skills in radiographic positioning and procedures, medical imaging techniques, film processing, and other radiographic-related competency development areas. Clinical experiences are planned for the Maryland and Washington, DC region. Graduates are eligible to apply for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification examination. 
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts & 
 LiteratureHumanities Core Course (see p. 64)
 Arts Core Course (see p. 64)
 Literature Core Course (see p. 63)3
Social SciencesPSYC-101 General Psychology3
ScienceBIOL-101 General Biology I*
 BIOL-107 Fundamentals of Microbiology*4
 BIOL-203 Anatomy and Physiology I*1-4
MathematicsMATH-141 College Algebra 3
BIOL-204Anatomy and Physiology II*4
PHYS-101Technical Physical Science*4
RADT-101 Introduction to Procedures4
RADT-111 Radiologic Procedures I4
RADT-112Clinical Radiography I4
RADT-121Radiologic Procedures II3
RADT-122 Clinical Radiography II4
RADT-123Imaging Equipment and Modalities 3
RADT-212 Clinical Radiography III 6
RADT-231Radiologic Procedures IV 4
RADT-232 Clinical Radiography IV 6
RADT-251 Radiation Biology and Protection2
RADT-252Clinical Radiography V6
The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois, 60606-3182, 312-704-5300,
*Admission to this area of study is based upon successful completion of BIOL-101 or 107; BIOL-203 and 204; PHYS-101; and MATH-141. Anatomy and Physiology courses must be completed within five years prior to admission to the first radiology course. BIOL-101 or 107, and PHYS-101 must be completed within 10 years prior to clinical admission.
A grade of “C” or better is required in radiology and science courses.

hcc catalogue '11-'12

Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST