Radiologic Technology (A.A.S.)

Radiologic Technology (A.A.S.)

Radiologic Technology (A.A.S.) - The Radiologic Technology program is a two-year (i.e., four semesters and three summer sessions) program leading to the Associate in Applied Science degree. This is a day only program starting each Fall semester. The curriculum combines liberal arts studies and technical courses with clinical education at affiliated hospitals in Nassau and Suffolk counties. The Radiologic Technology student is trained to work under the supervision of a physician in the diagnostic applications of x-rays. Responsibilities of the Radiologic Technologist include; positioning of patients, handling of complex equipment, and utilizing radiation protection devices. In addition to these technical skills, the technologist's duties require him/her to attend to the physical and emotional needs of patients who are often acutely ill or seriously injured. The program is accredited under the Nassau Community College accreditation granted by The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and by the New York State Department of Health. Graduates are eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists examination to become a Registered Radiologic Technologist and to obtain New York State Licensure. Opportunities for professional advancement and continuing education at the B.S. degree level are available.

The program maintains two fully functional radiologic suites. These radiology rooms are designs to give the radiology student a comprehensive training in all aspects of radiology imaging. Both radiology suites are equipped with the latest imaging modalities; DR imaging, CR imaging, and film imaging.

To be eligible for admission to the Radiologic Technology Program, candidates must meet academic requirements, must be legally eligible for employment and licensure in the United States at the time of application, and must be of "good moral character" as defined by the New York State Department of Health applicable to the profession of Radiologic Technology.

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Radiologic Technology
A.A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5207

Total Credits: 67

First Semester Credits
AHS 101 Introduction to Allied Health Science 3
AHS 131 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
AHS 240 Radiologic Technology I Lecture 3
AHS 241 Radiologic Technology I Laboratory Clinic 5
Total Semester Credits 15
Second Semester Credits
AHS 132 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
AHS 242 Radiologic Technology II Lecture 3
AHS 243 Radiologic Technology II Laboratory Clinic 5
ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or
ENG 101 Composition I or
ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I(1)
Total Semester Credits 15
Summer Session Credits
AHS 244 Radiologic Technology III Summer Clinic 5
Third Semester Credits
AHS 245 Radiologic Technology IV Lecture 3
AHS 246 Radiologic Technology IV Laboratory Clinic 6
MAT 101 Concepts of Mathematics 3
PSY 203 General Psychology I 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Fourth Semester Credits
AHS 247 Radiologic Technology V Lecture 3
AHS 248 Radiologic Technology V Laboratory Clinic 6
Humanities Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 12
Summer Session Credits
AHS 249 Radiologic Technology VI Summer Clinic 5
Total Semester Credits 5
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