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Radiography

Degree Type: 

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Radiography

Minimum Total Credit Hours to Complete: 

72

  • CTE
    CTE (Career & technical education programs for job training)

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Radiography at Piedmont Virginia Community College prepares you for entry-level jobs in radiography. Graduates of the program will be eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) exam for certification.

Jobs this program prepares you for: 

  • Medical & Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Medical & Surgical Hospitals
  • Offices of Physicians

Required Courses: 

Linked classes are classes that are currently available in the class search.
SDV 101 First Year Success / 1 Credit Hours
RAD 100 Introduction to Radiology & Protection
RAD 121 Radiographic Procedures I
RAD 125 Patient Care Procedures
RAD 190 Clinical Internship
RAD 111 Radiologic Science I / 4 Credit Hours
RAD 112 Radiologic Science II
RAD 231 Advanced Clinical Procedures I
RAD 246 Special Procedures
RAD 232 Advanced Clinical Procedures II
RAD 256 Radiographic Film Evaluation
Humanities Elective
Health or Physical Ed Elective

Additional Program Information: 

Admission

After applying to PVCC, students must also Apply to the Radiography Program. Completion of general education courses is one criteria used to make admissions decisions. The deadline for applying to the Radiography program for fall 2014 has passed. The application for fall 2015 will reopen February 1, 2015.  The application deadline is May 15, 2015.

Radiography Admission Requirements & Program Information

Graduation Requirement

Students entering the Radiography degree program are required to take one Writing Intensive Course in order to graduate.  The Writing Intensive Course for this program is RAD 240, which has a prerequisite of ENG 111 and ENG 112. Students who are awarded transfer academic credit for this course at another institution may fulfill the Writing Intensive Course (WIC) requirement for this degree programs by completing another Writing Intensive Course (WIC).

Electives

  • List of courses that fulfill the requirement for Humanities and Social Science Electives can be found in the Radiography Degree Requirements.
  • Introductory (101 or 102 level) foreign language courses will not meet the humanities elective requirement for this program.

Radiography recorded information session for Spring 2015 admissions

Radiography Information Sessions for Spring 2015 admissions:

  • Thursday, October 16, 4 p.m. room M229
  • Tuesday, November 18, 4 p.m. room M229
     

Radiography Program Effectiveness Data

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Printable  Radiography Degree Requirements.