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.

Students in health career programs are advised to consult the Code of Campus Affairs and Regulations, section 11.4. This regulation concerns completion of all courses in health career curricula being 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

XRAY 1033Radiologic Anatomy & Positioning I

3

XRAY 1042Radiographic Quality

2

XRAY 1053Radiographic Anatomy & Positioning II

3

XRAY 1202Clinical Procedures I

2

XRAY 1222Clinical Procedures II

2

XRAY 2222Clinical Procedures III

2

XRAY 1316Clinical I

6

XRAY 1326Clinical II

6

XRAY 1333Clinical III

3

XRAY 1346Clinical IV

6

XRAY 1356Clinical V

6

XRAY 2103Advanced Radiologic Technology I

3

XRAY 2125Advanced Radiologic Technology II

5

XRAY 2312Survey of Radiographic Pathology

2

Total Credit Hours:55

General Education

BIOL 2644Anatomy & Physiology I

4 Credits

BIOL 2654Anatomy & Physiology II

4 Credits

COMM 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 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

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

Fall semester

XRAY 1033Radiologic Anatomy & Positioning I

3

XRAY 1202Clinical Procedures I

2

XRAY 1316Clinical I

6

BIOL 2644Anatomy & Physiology I

4 Credits

Spring semester

XRAY 1042Radiographic Quality

2

XRAY 1053Radiographic Anatomy & Positioning II

3

XRAY 1222Clinical Procedures II

2

XRAY 1326Clinical II

6

BIOL 2654Anatomy & Physiology II

4 Credits

Interim and summer term

XRAY 1333Clinical III

3

XRAY 2222Clinical Procedures III

2

XRAY 2312Survey of Radiographic Pathology

2

Fall semester

XRAY 1346Clinical IV

6

XRAY 2103Advanced Radiologic Technology I

3

COMM 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

Spring semester

XRAY 1356Clinical V

6

PSYC 1813Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

XRAY 2125Advanced Radiologic Technology II

5

Outcomes

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