CURRICULAR GUIDE

Radiologic Technology
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum Code: 0196  (Effective Fall 1999 - Summer 2002)

Radiologic technologists, also called radiographers, operate X-ray equipment
under the direction of a physician, taking radiographs of internal parts of
the body.  Most often radiologic technologists are employed in hospitals,
clinics and physician offices.  Graduates of the program will be eligible for
examination by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).  Not
all courses in this program transfer to all colleges.  Students planning to
transfer should see an academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any

This is a selective admission program.  In order to be considered as a
candidate for this program, students must meet basic admission requirements
beyond those required for admission to the college.  Many of the courses for
this program are open only to students officially admitted to the Radiologic
Technology Program.

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

General education is an important part of this program and includes a
mathematics competency requirement.  To fulfill the mathematics competency
requirement, students may need to complete specific coursework in mathematics. 
For information on how to fulfill all general education requirements, see page

The admission and/or graduation requirements for this program may change each
academic year.  The program requirements below apply only to those students
who have been admitted to the program for the 1999/2000 academic year.  For
the most recent and complete information, interested students should contact
the Admissions Office, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center, Room 232, telephone
number (517) 483-1254.

For current information about admission requirements, students must contact
the Admissions Office, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center, Room 232, telephone
number (517) 483-1254.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 67 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
AHCC 104    Patient Care Principles                                          2
ANAT 201    Human Anatomy                                                    4
CABS 102    Microcomputers for Non-Majors                                    2
IRXT 100    Introduction to Imaging                                          4
IRXT 111    Radiographic Positioning I                                       5
IRXT 112    Radiographic Positioning II                                      4
IRXT 113    Additional RAD Procedures                                        1
IRXT 114    Cross-Sectional Anatomy                                          3
IRXT 121    Radiographic Exposure I                                          3
IRXT 122    Radiographic Exposure II                                         2
IRXT 131    Radiologic Physics                                               3
IRXT 132    Radiobiology and Protection                                      2
IRXT 200    Intro/Radiologic Pathology                                       2

IRXT 202    Clinical Practice I                                              5
IRXT 204    Clinical Practice II-S                                           3
IRXT 210    Radiology Career Management                                      1
IRXT 214    Comprehensive Experience I                                       6
IRXT 215    Comprehensive Experience II                                      6
IRXT 219    Imaging Update                                                   1
IRXT 236    Comprehensive Experience III-S                                   4
PHGY 202    Human Physiology                                                 4

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                   TOTAL: 9 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             9 Credits
(See the GENERAL EDUCATION section above)
            Writing Core Area                                                3
            Speech Communication Core Area                                   3
            Science/Technology Core Area (See Note 1)                        0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area                      3
            Mathematics Competency (See page 22 for information on
            how to fulfill this requirement)
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   76

1.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.

Courses listed in Semester I and II below must be completed prior to admission
to the Radiologic Technology Program as part of the requirements for
admission. The program admits students in the fall semester only. Students who
for any reason are unable to follow the course sequence suggested below (for
example, those who have transferred in courses from another school, or have
prerequisites to fulfill) should contact an academic advisor or counselor for
help with adjustments.
I                 II                III               IV
ANAT 201          PHGY 202          AHCC 104          CABS 102
                                    IRXT 100          IRXT 112
                                    IRXT 111          IRXT 122
                                    IRXT 121          IRXT 202

V                 VI                VII               VIII
IRXT 113          IRXT 114          IRXT 132          IRXT 219
IRXT 204          IRXT 131          IRXT 200          IRXT 236
Lim.Ch.           IRXT 210          IRXT 215
                  IRXT 214          Lim.Ch.