DEGREE: ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES - SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH
The mission of the Delgado Community College Radiologic Technology program is to provide students with both academic and clinical instruction which will prepare them to function as competent, compassionate, entry-level radiographers who respond professionally and ethically to patients and members of the healthcare community.
The Radiologic Technology program is a full-time Associate of Applied Science Degree program. The Delgado program admits one class per year, starting in the fall semester. The program has limited enrollment that is governed by the number of clinical positions available in affiliate hospitals. Prospective students must contact the School of Allied Health Admissions Office to initiate the application procedure. The deadline for applications to the program is February 15. Students must have completed BIOL 141 and 143 and MATH (to 120) before enrolling in the program. Optional, but strongly recommended courses include: BIOL 251 , BIOL 253 and ENGL 101 . All applications are reviewed and evaluated by the faculty committee on admission to the Radiologic Technology program. The committee selects qualified individuals with potential for contributions to the profession. To be eligible to apply to the Radiologic Technology Program, students must meet the following criteria:
- Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Earn an overall college grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0.
- Complete BIOL 141 and 143 (prerequisite for Anatomy and Physiology).
- Optional, but strongly recommended courses to include: BIOL 251 , BIOL 253 , and ENGL 101 .
- Be able to meet the program’s technical standards.
The Radiologic Technology Associate of Applied Science degree program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL60606-3182, phone: 312-704-5300, fax: 312-704-5304, e-mail: email@example.com
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the Radiologic Technology Associate of Applied Science program, the learner will be able to:
- Master skills necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of an entry-level radiographer (SLO # 1)
- Master the didactic and clinical skills necessary to function successfully as a radiologic technologist (SLO # 2)
- Communicate verbally and non-verbally with the patient, health care personnel, and others in an effective and appropriate manner (SLO # 3)
- Prioritize critical thinking and problem-solving methods to produce high quality diagnostic images and optimize patient care (SLO # 4)
- Facilitate the proper use of appropriate radiation safety and protection methods in daily activities as a radiographer (SLO # 5)
- Support legal, ethical, and professional behaviors as a radiographer and member of the interdisciplinary team (SLO # 6)