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Radiologic Technology Application & Requirements

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Radiologic Technology Application & Requirements

Radiologic Technology A.A.S.

Program Entrance Requirements and Application Instructions

Admission to the Radiologic Technology program is competitive. There are program entrance requirements that must be completed by the application deadline.  Approximately 18-20 students will be accepted to the Radiologic Technology program each fall, based on clinical site availability.

Fall 2019 – Application deadline is January 7, 2019

Program Entrance Requirements

  1. Proof of graduation from high school or a high school equivalency diploma (formerly known as a GED).
  2. Completion of Intermediate Algebra, Biology, Chemistry or Physics per description below by the application deadline of January 7, 2019. Students may fulfill these requirements by completing high school courses, college courses* or a combination of both. The most recent grade will used to fulfill the program entrance requirements.*Please note: A course syllabus/transcript, description, and grading scale must be provided for agencies other than accredited college.

Entrance Requirements
Completed by 1/7/2019

High School Classes

 College Classes

Intermediate Algebra
Minimum
Grade:
“B-“ (80%)
Algebra I & II
OR
Math A & B
MAT 120 Intermediate Algebra
Please note: Statistics does not fulfill this program entrance requirement.
Biology with a lab
Minimum Grade:
“B-“ 80%
Biology with a lab SCI 135 Introduction to Biology Molecules/Cells
Please note: Anatomy & Physiology and Microbiology classes will not fulfill this program entrance requirement.
Chemistry OR Physics
with a lab
Minimum Grade:
“B-“ 80%
Chemistry or Physics
With a lab
SCI 170 Introduction to Chemistry
OR
SCI 161 Introduction to Physics I


Application Instructions – Please review carefully

Step 1.  Complete the Program Entrance Requirements Form.   You will need electronic copies of your transcripts to attach as proof you fulfilled all requirements. Applicants who have not completed the program entrance requirements by the application deadline, will not be reviewed.  Incomplete Applications will not be processed.

Students who do not fulfill all items outlined in the Program Entrance Requirement Form are encouraged to begin work on these requirements by applying for the Health Studies program using the General Application for admission.

Step 2.  Complete the Fall Online Application for Radiologic Technology.

Step 3.  Approximately, the top 40 students will be contacted to attend a Communication and Experience Assessment session with Radiologic Technology faculty.

2019 Communication and Experience Assessment Sessions:
January 15, 2019
January 16, 2019
January 18, 2019
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm in the Radiologic Technology Laboratory in O’Connell Hall

Selection Criteria
Math 25%
Biology 25%
Chemistry/Physics 25%
GPA 5%
Communication and Experience Assessment 20%
Tie Breaker:
BIO 181 Anatomy &Physiology I
BIO 182 Anatomy & Physiology II

Students accepted to the Radiologic Technology Program must submit proof of American Heart Association adult and pediatric CPR certification and Health form prior to the start of the Radiology Program.

GRANTING OF PRIOR FM CREDIT OR TRANSFER CREDIT

  • Transfer students from other collegiate radiology programs are evaluated on an individual basis.
  • Prior FM credit or transfer credit will not be granted for college level Anatomy and Physiology I and II, if the course is more than seven years old. (must also earn a “C” or above)
  • Final decisions as to prior FM or transfer credits will be made by the Dean of Academic Affairs in consultation with the Radiologic Technology Selection Committee.

Note:  To qualify for the next sequential radiology course, the student must earn a grade of “C” or higher in radiology courses, pass the clinical portion, and earn a grade of “C” or higher in Anatomy & Physiology I & II (BIO 181 and BIO 182).

INFORMATIONAL LINKS:

Radiologic Technology Curriculum Outline