Radiography, AAS

XRAY.AAS.C26

Program Overview

The Radiography program is based on a minimum of two years of full-time study which combines classroom theory with clinical experiences. The program is designed to prepare a person to be a competent professional member of the health care team. This degree typically is not designed for transfer. 

Program eligibility standards apply; consult a KCC advisor.

All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Additional Program Information

Each student in this program must have a physical exam, criminal background check without any disqualifying convictions, a negative drug screen, and current CPR Certification from the American Heart Association (BLS for Healthcare Provider) or American Red Cross (Professional Rescuer: adult, child, and infant or AED).

Graduates are eligible to apply for admission to the certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and also to make application to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA)/Division of Nuclear Safety (DNS) for their Illinois state license.

The curriculum of record for students applying to, but not yet accepted into, competitive entry health careers programs will be the Associate in General Studies.

Program Eligibility

Program eligibility/application process - Consult this information for steps to apply and enroll in a health program, deadlines, eligibility worksheets, and essential physical capabilities and functions.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

XRAY 1014Introduction to Radiography

4 Credits

XRAY 1033Radiologic Anatomy & Positioning I

3 Credits

XRAY 1042Radiographic Quality

2 Credits

XRAY 1053Radiographic Anatomy & Positioning II

3 Credits

XRAY 1202Clinical Procedures I

2 Credits

XRAY 1222Clinical Procedures II

2 Credits

XRAY 2222Clinical Procedures III

2 Credits

XRAY 1316Clinical I

6 Credits

XRAY 1326Clinical II

6 Credits

XRAY 1333Clinical III

3 Credits

XRAY 1346Clinical IV

6 Credits

XRAY 1356Clinical V

6 Credits

XRAY 2103Advanced Radiologic Technology I

3 Credits

XRAY 2125Advanced Radiologic Technology II

5 Credits

XRAY 2312Survey of Radiographic Pathology

2 Credits

Total Credit Hours:55

General Education

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

SPCH 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

BIOL 2644Anatomy & Physiology I

4 Credits

BIOL 2654Anatomy & Physiology II

4 Credits

PSYC 1813Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:17

These courses are required prior to or during the semester in which they appear in the course sequence: BIOL 2644 and BIOL 2654.

Total Credit Hours: 72

Required Course Sequence

Summer session

XRAY 1014Introduction to Radiography

4 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

Fall semester

XRAY 1033Radiologic Anatomy & Positioning I

3 Credits

XRAY 1202Clinical Procedures I

2 Credits

XRAY 1316Clinical I

6 Credits

BIOL 2644Anatomy & Physiology I

4 Credits

Spring semester

XRAY 1042Radiographic Quality

2 Credits

XRAY 1053Radiographic Anatomy & Positioning II

3 Credits

XRAY 1222Clinical Procedures II

2 Credits

XRAY 1326Clinical II

6 Credits

BIOL 2654Anatomy & Physiology II

4 Credits

Interim and summer term

XRAY 1333Clinical III

3 Credits

XRAY 2222Clinical Procedures III

2 Credits

XRAY 2312Survey of Radiographic Pathology

2 Credits

Fall semester

XRAY 1346Clinical IV

6 Credits

XRAY 2103Advanced Radiologic Technology I

3 Credits

SPCH 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

Spring semester

XRAY 1356Clinical V

6 Credits

PSYC 1813Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

XRAY 2125Advanced Radiologic Technology II

5 Credits

Program Cost

Minimum credit hours required for completion: 72
Tuition and fees - $147.00 per credit hour $147.00
$10,584.00
Course Fees:
BIOL 2644 Anatomy & Physiology I1 25.00
BIOL 2654 Anatomy & Physiology II 25.00
  ENGL 1613 English I   5.00  
XRAY 1014 Introduction to Radiography 40.00
XRAY 1042 Radiographic Quality 105.00
XRAY 1202 Clinical Procedures I 144.00
XRAY 1222 Clinical Procedures II 144.00
XRAY 1316 Clinical I 168.00
XRAY 1326 Clinical II 168.00
XRAY 1333 Clinical III 60.00
XRAY 1346 Clinical IV 60.00
XRAY 1356 Clinical V 60.00
XRAY 2103 Advanced Radiographic Technology I 105.00
XRAY 2125 Advanced Radiographic Technology II 146.00
XRAY 2222 Clinical Procedures III 242.00
1,502.00
1,502.00
Books:
BIOL 2644 Anatomy & Physiology I 467.85
  ENGL 1613 English I   81.35  
PSYC 1813 Introduction to Psychology 211.80
   SPCH 1553
 Introductory Speech   162.60   
XRAY 1014 Introduction to Radiography 396.85
XRAY 1033 Radiologic Anatomy & Positioning I 503.90
   XRAY 1053  Radiologic Anatomy & Positioning II   105.55   
XRAY 1042 Radiographic Quality 85.30
XRAY 1202 Clinical Procedures I 143.95
XRAY 2103 Advanced Radiographic Technology I 76.75
XRAY 2125 Advanced Radiologic Technology II 77.80
XRAY 2222 Clinical Procedures III 100.20
XRAY 2312 Survey of Radiographic Pathology 115.20
2,529.10
2,529.10
Uniform*
Unisex top * 27.95
Unisex pants * 16.95
Lab coat (unisex)* 28.95
Shoes 26.00
Clinical Badge (1st free, Replacement - $5) 0.00
99.85
99.85
Additional Program Costs
A2 Entrance Exam Fee (per attempt) 37.00
CPR Certification 53.00
Background Check and Drug Screening 68.00
Physical Examination/Tests/Etc. 385.00
543.00
543.00
Additional End-of-Program Costs
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Application 200.00
Illinois Emergency Management Agency – Division of Nuclear Safety Application 120.00
Radiography Pin 20.00
340.00
340.00
TOTAL $15,597.95
1 The same textbook is used for both BIOL 2644 (Anatomy & Physiology I) and BIOL 2654 (Anatomy & Physiology II).
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