Associate of Science Degree in Radiography

Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the national certifying examination given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.). The program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. The curriculum includes General Education requirements as well as in-depth instruction in radiographic procedures, pathology, patient care, and radiographic physics. A competency-based clinical education component is conducted at six local hospitals. Program graduates may choose to continue their education at the university level, or to specialize in other imaging modalities such as: Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, or Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Degree Requirements

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts

ENC 1101English Composition I (P)

3 credits

and select one from the following:

AML 2010American Literature to 1865 (P)

3 credits

AML 2020American Literature after 1865 (P)

3 credits

ARH 2050History of Art (Prehistoric - Gothic) (P)

3 credits

ARH 2051History of Art (Renaissance through Modern) (P)

3 credits

ENC 1102English Composition II (P)

3 credits

ENC 1107Advanced College Writing (P)

3 credits

ENL 2012English Literature to 1798 (P)

3 credits

ENL 2022English Literature after 1798 (P)

3 credits

HUM 1233Humanities Literature: Baroque to Present (P)*

3 credits

HUM 1533Humanities: Philosophy (P)

3 credits

HUM 1541Humanities Literature: Ancient to Renaissance (P)

3 credits

HUM 2512Humanities: Fine Arts (P)

3 credits

IDS 1110The Pursuit of Knowledge (P)

3 credits

IDS 1955Interdisciplinary Study Abroad (P)

3 credits

LIT 2110World Literature: Homer to the Renaissance (P)

3 credits

LIT 2120World Literature: Enlightenment to the Present (P)

3 credits

MUL 2010Survey of Music Literature (P)

3 credits

PHI 1002Philosophical Practice (P)

3 credits

PHI 1010Introduction to Philosophy (P)

3 credits

PHI 1103Critical and Creative Thinking (P)

3 credits

PHI 1635Ethical Issues in Health Care (P)

3 credits

PHI 1801Philosophy of Art (P)

3 credits

PHI 2630Introduction to Ethics (P)

3 credits

REL 1300Introduction to World Religions (P)

3 credits

SPC 1608Introduction to Speech Communication (P)

3 credits

THE 1000Introduction to Theatre (Drama) (P)

3 credits

General Education - Natural Science/Mathematics

MAC 1105College Algebra (P)

3 credits

BSC 2093Anatomy and Physiology I (P)

3 credits

BSC 2093LAnatomy and Physiology I Lab (P)

1 credit

BSC 2094Anatomy and Physiology II(P)

3 credits

BSC 2094LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab (P)

1 credit

General Education - Social/Behavioral Science

PSY 2012Introduction to Psychology (P)

3 credits

General Education courses, RTE 1000, and CGS 1060 or CGS 1100 may be taken prior to acceptance into the program or must be completed while enrolled in the program.

Major Field Required Courses - 57 credits

RTE 1000Introduction to Radiologic Sciences (O)

3 credits

RTE 1111Patient Care for Radiologic Sciences (O)

2 credits

RTE 1111LPatient Care Lab for Imaging Sciences (O)

1 credit

RTE 1418Radiographic Imaging I (O)

3 credits

RTE 1457Radiographic Imaging II (O)

3 credits

RTE 1457LRadiographic Imaging II Lab (O)

1 credit

RTE 1503Radiographic Procedures I (O)

3 credits

RTE 1513Radiographic Procedures II (O)

3 credits

RTE 1513LRadiographic Procedures II Lab (O)

1 credit

RTE 1523Radiographic Procedures III (O)

3 credits

RTE 1523LRadiographic Procedures III Lab (O)

1 credit

RTE 1804Radiographic Clinical Education I (O)

1 credit

RTE 1814Radiographic Clinical Education II (O)

1 credit

RTE 1824Radiographic Clinical Education III (O)

3 credits

RTE 1834Radiography Clinical Education IV (O)

3 credits

RTE 2844Radiographic Clinical Education V (O)

1 credit

RTE 2061Radiographic Seminar (O)

3 credits

RTE 2385Radiation Safety and Protection (O)

2 credits

RTE 2533Radiographic Procedures IV (O)

2 credits

RTE 2533LRadiographic Procedures IV Lab (O)

1 credit

RTE 2553Radiographic Procedures V (O)

2 credits

RTE 2553LRadiographic Procedures V Lab (O)

1 credit

RTE 2571Introduction to Computed Tomography (O)

1 credit

RTE 2785Advanced Pathophysiology (O)

2 credits

RTE 2854Radiographic Clinical Education VI (O)

1 credit

RTE 2864Radiographic Clinical Education VII (O)

3 credits

RTE 2874Radiographic Clinical Education VIII (O)

3 credits

And

CGS 1060College Computing (P)

3 credits

Or

CGS 1100Introduction to Computer Applications for Business (P)

3 credits

Upon acceptance, a complete health screen, drug screen and Florida Department of Law Enforcement criminal background check are required. All core curriculum (RTE prefix), English, math, and natural science courses require a grade of “C” or higher. Priority consideration for admission to the program will be given to those who have completed Anatomy and Physiology I and corequisite lab, Introduction to Radiologic Sciences, and other General Education courses prior to the published application deadline. Anatomy and Physiology II and corequisite lab must be completed by the end of the Spring semester, first year.