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Radiography (Degree Completion) (A.S.) (2254)


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Associate in Science

Mission Statement

Creating competent, ethical, confident entry-level health care practitioners committed to professional development through life-long learning in a positive, non-discriminatory and supportive learning environment.

The Career

Graduates of non-college credit educational programs often find an A.S. degree is helpful in addition to their professional credentials, particularly when interested in pursuing a career in management, education or sales.

The Program

This program is designed for students who have completed approved radiography educational programs and are currently on the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). This program will not prepare students to be radiographers.

Requirements

Applicants must be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Application Procedure

To apply to the program, students must:

  1. Have a valid Florida Community College student number.
  2. Satisfactorily complete all college preparatory courses needed.
  3. Furnish proof of completion of a radiographic technology program, and proof of attainment of the ARRT credential.
  4. Via student affairs, ensure they are degree–seeking and majoring in Radiography (2254).

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Curriculum

Total Credit Hours: 77

General Education Courses


Credit Hours: 16

Social and Behavioral Sciences Credit Hours: 3
    *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 
Mathematics Credit Hours: 3
    *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 
Humanities Credit Hours: 3
    *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 

Professional Courses


Credit Hours: 55

Credits granted for ARRT Registry Credit Hours: 48

Record of Conviction of a Crime


The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) will determine a Radiography program graduate’s eligibility for credentialing when there is an arrest/conviction record. Convicted felons must pre–apply to the ARRT to determine eligibility. Students should contact the ARRT at 651.687.0048 between the hours of 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. (EST) for questions concerning eligibility requirements. The ARRT must declare the student eligible before the student enrolls in the Radiography program.

Note


Most clinical agencies require students to undergo drug screen and criminal background checks prior to placement in the agencies for clinical experiences. Students whose drug screening and criminal background checks are deemed unsatisfactory may be denied access to clinical experiences by the clinical agencies. Failure to qualify for and meet clinical requirements at clinical sites may prevent completion of the program. Withdrawal from the program may be necessary if students cannot be placed for clinical experiences.

The cost of the background check and drug screen is borne by the student. Additionally, it is the student’s responsibility to have all paperwork completed by the program’s published deadline.

Students who are unable to complete the clinical requirements after acceptance into selective access programs are not eligible for refunds of tuition.

University Transfer


This associate in science degree program is intended primarily for students who desire to complete an associate in science degree and become employed. Students who decide to pursue university transfer study must meet certain course and test requirements. For details refer to the university transfer guide.

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