- Students must have completed a certificate or associate degree from an accredited institution of higher learning or completed an accredited hospital-based program.
- Currently registered with the ARRT
- A cumulative GPA of 2.50 or greater.
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or greater throughout the program.
- Maintain the ARRT Registry
- Attain a minimum of 123 semester credit hours
- 50 Credits blanket transfer credits with current ARRT Registry
- Take at least the required 30 credit hours at Presentation College. 30 of the student’s last 60 hours must be taken from PC just prior to graduation.
- A minimum of 14 of the required 30 hours make up the core curriculum for the Radiologic Technology Completion Degree and are listed below.
- The remaining hours will be chosen from the elective courses and/or in conjunction with a minor.
- Students needing more courses to complete the 123 hours required for graduation will be encouraged to choose course from the list of elective.
- 37 credits must be upper level courses (300/400).
BI162 Medical Terminology
This course is the study of the meaning, derivation, and usage of medical terminology. This course is designed to help the students achieve a mastery of the medical terminology essential to its understanding and use in health fields and in medical records. 2 hours lecture.
RT353 Cross-Sectional Anatomy
A study of human anatomy as viewed in cross-section. Anatomical cross-sections of the human head, thorax, neck, abdomen, pelvis and extremities will be presented using advanced modalities such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. Structures illustrated in the cross-section are labeled. Students practice and assess the anatomy through several different exercises.
RT423 Physical Principles of CT
This course is designed to provide entry-level radiography students with the principles related to CT imaging. The physical principles discussed in the course will support the foundational CT positioning skills learned in the clinical setting.
RT Electives (Electives are given on a rotating basis each spring semester)
RT363 Educational Methods
This course develops skills in teaching radiologic methods by providing instruction in curriculum development, methods of instruction and psychology of learning. Learn how to develop performance objectives, organize lesson plans, and effectively present a lecture.
RT373 Quality/Risk Management
This course is designed to develop an understanding of the tasks and protocols making up the quality/risk management activities of a radiology department. The roles of the personnel contributing to the quality/risk program will be presented. Tools, procedures, and evaluation criteria used in the performance assessment of imaging modalities and processing will be discussed. Formulate a risk management plan and gather data to assess risk in the patient care setting.
This course will focus on the characteristics and symptoms of disease caused by alterations or injury to the structure of function of the body. Normal function and structure as well as common disease conditions are studied and then followed by in-depth descriptions of pathological processes. Etiology, pathogenesis, prognosis and therapies will be discussed for each pathology as well as image correlation.
RT395 Computers in Radiology
Introduce knowledge in computing and information processing in the areas of computed radiography, digital radiography and picture archiving and communication systems. Computer applications in radiology related to image capture, display, storage and distribution are presented.