Radiologic Technology - Associate of Applied Science

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(77 credits)

NOTE: To graduate, Radiologic Technology majors must earn a C- or better in all RADT courses; however, the students most likely to be competitive in the admissions process will have earned a B or better in their prerequisites. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 77 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1,2
This degree requires courses from Areas I, II, III, and IV; students do not need to take additional courses to complete the General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications4
Composition I 34
Area II: Mathematics3
College Algebra 3, 43
Area III: Laboratory Sciences4
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors) 34
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences3
Introduction to Psychology 33
Introduction to Sociology
General Education Elective - Area I: Communications - Oral Communications 23
Introduction to Communication3
Public Speaking
Core Requirements
BIOL 2210Human Anatomy and Physiology I for the Health Sciences 34
Major Requirements
Technical Requirements 5
RADT 100Introduction to Radiologic Technology and Patient Care2
RADT 101Radiographic Positioning I4
RADT 102Radiographic Positioning II4
RADT 103Introduction to Radiographic Imaging3
RADT 104Special Radiologic Modalities2
RADT 105Radiographic Physics and Equipment3
RADT 110Radiographic Pathology1
RADT 154Radiographic Anatomy and Physiology3
RADT 200Radiation Biology and Protection2
RADT 201Clinical Education I7
RADT 202Clinical Education II11
RADT 203Clinical Education III11
RADT 205Radiographic Image Critique1
RADT 206Applied Radiographic Procedures2
Independent Study 51-6
Total Credits77

(77 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

NOTE: To graduate, Radiologic Technology majors must earn a C- or better in all RADT courses; however, the students most likely to be competitive in the admissions process will have earned a B or better in their prerequisites.  A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 77 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
Area I: Communications – English Composition Level 1 4
Composition I  
Area II: Mathematics 3
College Algebra  
Area III: Laboratory Sciences 4
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors)  
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Introduction to Psychology
or Introduction to Sociology
 
BIOL 2210 Human Anatomy and Physiology I for the Health Sciences 4
 Credits18
Semester 2
General Education Elective – Area I: Communications – Oral Communications. The recommended Area I Communications course is listed below. Any other Area I Communications course in the NMSU/DACC Catalog is also acceptable. 3
Introduction to Communication
or Public Speaking
 
RADT 100 Introduction to Radiologic Technology and Patient Care 2
RADT 101 Radiographic Positioning I 4
RADT 103 Introduction to Radiographic Imaging 3
RADT 154 Radiographic Anatomy and Physiology 3
 Credits15
Semester 3
RADT 102 Radiographic Positioning II 4
RADT 104 Special Radiologic Modalities 2
RADT 105 Radiographic Physics and Equipment 3
RADT 110 Radiographic Pathology 1
RADT 200 Radiation Biology and Protection 2
 Credits12
Semester 4
RADT 201 Clinical Education I 7
 Credits7
Semester 5
RADT 202 Clinical Education II 11
RADT 205 Radiographic Image Critique 1
 Credits12
Semester 6
RADT 203 Clinical Education III 11
RADT 206 Applied Radiographic Procedures 2
RADT 156 - Independent Study (optional 1-6 credits; not required, used for special topics on a case-by-case basis).  
 Credits13
 Total Credits77