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Curriculum - Radiologic Technology

Department of Radiologic Technology

The Radiologic Technology curriculum prepares you to perform actual diagnostic X-ray examinations vital to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with the most modern sophisticated equipment.

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Plan of Study - See Below.

 

PLAN OF STUDY
Fall Quarter - 1st Year

Course

Course Title

Credits

UNIV 101

Drexel Experience

1

RADI 195

Clinical Practicum I

1

RADI 100

Introduction to Radiologic Technology I

2

MATH 100

Fundamentals of Mathematics

3

RADI 150

Principles of Radiographic Exposure I

2

RADI 164

Radiologic Procedures I

3

RADI 193

Methods of Patient Care I

2

Winter Quarter - 1st Year

Course

Course Title

Credits

ANAT 101

Anatomy & Physiology I

5

RADI 153

Principles of Radiographic Exposure II

2

RADI 165

Radiographic Procedures II

3

RADI 196

Clinical Practicum II

1

RADI 194

Methods of Patient Care II

1

RADI 102

Intro to Radiologic Principles II

1

UNIV 102

Drexel Experience

1

HSCI 204

Clinical Health Informatics

3

Spring Quarter - 1st Year

Course

Course Title

Credits

ANAT 102

Anatomy & Physiology II

5

RADI 132

Radiologic Physics I

3

RADI 166

Radiographic Procedures III

3

RADI 154

Radiographic Exposure III

2

RADI 197

Clinical Practicum III

1

ENGL 101

Expository Writing & Reading

3

Summer Quarter - 1st Year

Course

Course Title

Credits

ANAT 103

Anatomy & Physiology III

5

RADI 198

Clinical Practicum IV

2

RADI 133

Radiologic Physics II

3

ENGL 102

Persuasive Writing & Reading

3

Fall Quarter - 2nd Year

Course

Course Title

Credits

ENGL 103

Analytical Writing & Reading

3

RADI 203

Principles of Exposure IV

2

ANAT 202

Crossectional Anatomy

3

RADI 200

Radiologic Procedures IV

3

RADI 215

Radiation Biology

3

RADI 291

Clinical Practicum V

2

Winter Quarter - 2nd Year

Course

Course Title

Credits

RADI 202

Radiographic Procedures V

1

RADI 201

Medical Imaging

2

RADI 222

Pathology

3

RADI 292

Clinical Practicum VI

2

PSY 101

Intro to Psychology

3

RADI 204

Principles of Radiation Protection

2

Spring Quarter - 2nd Year

Course

Course Title

Credits

CS 161

Introduction to Computers

3

*

Humanities Elective

3

RADI 221

Quality Assurance

2

RADI 293

Clinical Practicum VII

2

RADI 223

Registry Review

1

PSY

Abnormal Psychology

3


GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS 

Upon successful completion of all Program requirements (including financial obligations) the student will be awarded an Associate in Science Degree. Successful completion of the Program allows the student to apply and sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist’s (ARRT) Registry Examination in Radiography. Successful completion of the ARRT examination allows the individual to achieve the status of Registered Technologist, Radiography, R.T. (R).

To meet the University’s graduation as well as the ARRT examination eligibility requirements, the student MUST have:
  1. Met all financial obligations of the University
  2. Completed all Program courses with a minimum grade of C, with the exception of Anatomy and Physiology I, II, and III, if taken at Drexel, a C- is acceptable.
  3. Earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or above
  4. Satisfied all competency examination requirements as indicated on the “Radiographic Procedure and Competency Grade Record”
  5. Completed all required clinical education assignments
  6. Comprehensive Examination and the Registry Review Examination, associated within RADT 223.
  7. Complete all 12 Society Credits requirements (beginning with the Fall 2010 cohort).
  8. Completed the Department exit interview survey

LIMIT: If for some reason a student is unable to complete and graduate from the program within the regular 21 months he/she must complete all requirements of the program within a limit of 32 months.