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College of Health Sciences

Associate in Science

Radiography

RAD-AS

Program Leadership Information

John Fleming, Program Director, (727) 341-3758
Dr. Rebecca Ludwig, Dean, (727) 341-4150

Program Summary

Transferable to a Bachelor's Degree in Health Services Administration at SPC.

Program begins in January.


The requirements shown below are valid beginning Spring 2014 (480), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Admission Rules

Before entering the first term of the Radiography "program courses" students are encouraged to begin General Education courses and must complete the pre-entry requirements. Prior to admission, students must complete:
BSC 2085
BSC 2085L
MAC 1105 (or other MAC prefix course)

General Education and Support courses do not have to be completed in the order listed. Candidates will also complete the Health Programs Application form. Please see a counselor or advisor.

Graduation Rules

Minimum grade of "C" required in all courses.

AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Composition I

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Composition I coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required. This requirement must be completed within the first 24 credits of coursework toward the AS degree.

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AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Speech

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Speech coursework . Minimum grade of "C" required.

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AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Social and Behavioral Sciences

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities and Fine Arts

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Humanities and Fine Arts coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Ethics

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Ethics coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Enhanced World View

Complete at least one 3-credit course intended to enhance the student's world view in light of an increasingly globalized economy. Minimum grade of "C" required. In some cases, this course may also be used to satisfy another General Education Requirement.

SUPPORT COURSES
Mathematics (Select 3 credits)

Completion of this requirement satisfies the General Education Mathematics requirement for this AS degree.
3
Any MAC prefix course

SUPPORT COURSES
Computer and Information Literacy Requirement (Complete 1 course)

Completion of this requirement satisfies the General Education Computer Competency requirement for this AS degree.
Computer Applications
3

SUPPORT COURSES
Anatomy and Physiology (Complete 8 credits)

Human Anatomy & Physiology I
3
Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab I
1
Human Anatomy & Physiology II
3
Human Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory II
1

MAJOR CORE COURSES
1st Term in Program (Complete 10 credits)

Orientation to Radiography
3
Principles of Imaging I
2
Principles of Imaging I Lab
1
Radiographic Procedures I
3
Radiographic Procedures I Lab
1

MAJOR CORE COURSES
2nd Term in Program (Complete 6 credits)

Radiographic Procedures II
2
Radiographic Procedures II Lab
1
Radiographic Clinical Education I
3

MAJOR CORE COURSES
3rd Term in Program (Complete 11 credits)

Principles of Imaging II
3
Radiographic Quality Assurance Lab
1
Radiographic Clinical Education II
5
Radiation Biology
2

MAJOR CORE COURSES
4th Term in Program (Complete 7 credits)

Radiation Physics
2
Radiographic Clinical Education III
5

MAJOR CORE COURSES
5th Term in Program (Complete 6 credits)

Radiographic Pathology
2
Radiographic Clinical Education IV
4

MAJOR CORE COURSES
6th Term in Program (Complete 8 credits)

Advanced Medical Imaging
3
Radiographic Clinical Education V
5
77
Total Credits