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Program Expectations

The Radiography Program provides learning opportunities for students in an array of clinical learning environments. The clinical experiences range from imaging centers, orthopedic offices, medical office groups and from small to large hospitals. This ensures that students are exposed to a maximum variety of exams through the use of conventional, computed and digital radiography equipment. Clinical rotations are assigned so that each student has the opportunity to experience procedures essential for the ARRT clinical competency requirements.

  • Satisfactory completion of all courses in the Radiography Curriculum as outlined in the current College Catalog by the end of fifth semester.  If requirements are not met at that time the student will not be eligible for graduation or meet requirements for the registry exam.

  • A grade of “C” or better with averaged test scores 80 or higher in ALL Radiography classes; Successful completion of curriculum courses including Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Expository Writing, College Algebra, Professional Research and Reporting, Social/ Behavioral Science  and Humanities /Fine Arts elective courses.

  • Satisfactory achievement of all clinical competencies as outlined in the course syllabus.  Failure to complete competencies required is subject to dismissal from the program.

  • Satisfactory achievement of all clinical competency requirements as outlined by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. This includes the general patient care component and the radiologic procedures component (see pages 31–35 in the Certification Handbook and Application Materials for Radiography).

  • In addition to completion of the degree requirements for Radiography, to be employed in the field of Radiography, a student must pass The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certifying board exam and may be required to obtain state certification as a Radiologic Technologist.  The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) requires a passing score of 75 or greater and continuing education requirements for renewal of registration of certificates.