RAD - Radiologic Tech (RAD)

RAD 101  Introduction to Radiography  2 SHC  

This course provides an introduction to Radiologic Technology with emphasis on orientation to the radiology department, ethics and basic radiation protection.

Prerequisites: Admission to the program.

Corequisites: RAD 102, RAD 130, RAD 155.

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

RAD 102  Radiology Patient Care Procedures  2 SHC  

This course provides a study of the procedures and techniques used in the care of the diagnostic imaging patient.

Prerequisites: Admission to program.

Corequisites: RAD 101, RAD 130, RAD 155.

Lecture Hours: 1

Lab/Clinical Hours: 3

RAD 110  Radiographic Imaging I  3 SHC  

This course provides detailed study of the parameters controlling radiation quality and quantity for radiographic tube operation and image production.

Prerequisites: RAD 101, RAD 102, RAD 130, and RAD 155.

Corequisites: RAD 136, RAD 165, and RAD 201.

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab/Clinical Hours: 3

RAD 115  Radiographic Imaging II  3 SHC  

This course continues a detailed study of primary and secondary influencing factors and accessory equipment related to imaging.

Prerequisites: RAD 176, RAD 235, and RAD 282.

Corequisites: RAD 121, RAD 230, and RAD 256.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

RAD 121  Radiographic Physics  4 SHC  

This course introduces the principles of radiographic physics, incorporating theory and application of basic principles underlying the operation and maintenance of X-ray equipment.

Prerequisites: RAD 176, RAD 235, and RAD 282.

Corequisites: RAD 115, RAD 230, and RAD 256.

Lecture Hours: 4

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

RAD 130  Radiographic Procedures I  3 SHC  

This course provides an introduction to radiographic procedures. Positioning of the chest, abdomen and extremities are included.

Prerequisites: Admission to Program.

Corequisites: RAD 101, RAD 102, and RAD 155.

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab/Clinical Hours: 3

RAD 136  Radiographic Procedures II  3 SHC  

This course is a study of radiographic procedures for visualization of the structures of the body.

Prerequisites: RAD 101, RAD 102, RAD 130, and RAD 155.

Corequisites: RAD 110, RAD 165, and RAD 201.

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab/Clinical Hours: 3

RAD 155  Applied Radiography I  5 SHC  

This course introduces the clinical environment of the hospital by providing basic use of radiographic equipment and routine radiographic procedures.

Prerequisites: Admission to Program.

Corequisites: RAD 101, RAD, 102, and RAD 130.

Lecture Hours: 0

Lab/Clinical Hours: 15

RAD 165  Applied Radiography II  5 SHC  

This course includes the use of radiographic equipment and performance of radiographic procedures within the clinical environment of the hospital.

Prerequisites: RAD 101, RAD 102, RAD 130, and RAD 155.

Corequisites: RAD 110, RAD 201, and RAD 136.

Lecture Hours: 0

Lab/Clinical Hours: 15

RAD 176  Applied Radiography III  6 SHC  

This course includes clinical education needed for building competence in performing radiographic procedures within the clinical environment.

Prerequisites: RAD 110, RAD 136, RAD 201, and RAD 165.

Corequisites: RAD 235 and RAD 282.

Lecture Hours: 0

Lab/Clinical Hours: 18

RAD 201  Radiation Biology  2 SHC  

This course is a study of the principles of radiobiology and protection. It emphasizes procedures that keep radiation exposure to patients, personnel, and the population at large to a minimum.

Prerequisites: RAD 101, RAD 102, RAD 130, and RAD 155.

Corequisites: RAD 110, RAD 165, and RAD 136.

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

RAD 205  Radiographic Pathology  2 SHC  

This course provides a survey of disease processes significant to the radiographer, including etiology, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.

Prerequisites: RAD 115, RAD 121, RAD 230, and RAD 256.

Corequisites: RAD 225, RAD 236, and RAD 268.

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

RAD 225  Selected Radiographic Topics  2 SHC  

This course is a study of selected areas related to radiography.

Prerequisites: RAD 115, RAD 121, RAD 230, and RAD 256.

Corequisites: RAD 205, RAD 236, and RAD 268.

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

RAD 230  Radiographic Procedures III  3 SHC  

This course is a study of special radiographic procedures.

Prerequisites: RAD 176, RAD 235, and RAD 282.

Corequisites: RAD 115, RAD 121, and RAD 256.

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab/Clinical Hours: 3

RAD 235  Radiography Seminar I  1 SHC  

This course is a study of selected areas of radiography that are unique or new to the field.

Prerequisites: RAD 110, RAD 136, RAD 201, and RAD 165.

Corequisites: RAD 176 and RAD 282.

Lecture Hours: 1

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

RAD 236  Radiography Seminar II  2 SHC  

This course includes selected areas of radiography that require additional study or application.

Prerequisites: RAD 115, RAD 121, RAD 230, and RAD 256.

Corequisites: RAD 205, RAD 225, and RAD 268.

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

RAD 256  Advanced Radiography I  6 SHC  

This course includes independently performing routine procedures in a radiology department, including involvement in advanced radiographic procedures.

Prerequisites: RAD 176, RAD 235, and RAD 282.

Corequisites: RAD 115, RAD 121, and RAD 230.

Lecture Hours: 0

Lab/Clinical Hours: 18

RAD 268  Advanced Radiography II  8 SHC  

This course includes routine radiographic examinations, as well as advanced procedures, while continuing to build self-confidence in the clinical atmosphere.

Prerequisites: RAD 115, RAD 121, RAD 230, and RAD 256.

Corequisites: RAD 225, RAD 236, and RAD 205.

Lecture Hours: 0

Lab/Clinical Hours: 24

RAD 282  Imaging Practicum  2 SHC  

This clinical course provides an opportunity for exploration of career opportunities in radiology and advanced imaging modalities.

Prerequisites: RAD 110, RAD 136, RAD 201, and RAD 165.

Corequisites: RAD 235 and RAD 176.

Lecture Hours: 0

Lab/Clinical Hours: 6